Mental Disorders

These 13 Free Apps Will Help You Manage Your Mental Health

<i>Refinery29 is exploring mental health topics as part of our partnership with Clinton Global Initiative University.</i><p>We've heard it over and over again …

Mental Health

19 Things That Perfectly Sum Up Living With Anxiety

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community what they would say to their anxiety if they could write it a letter. Here's what they shared.<p>1.<p>robynmac / …

Depression

Do You Regularly Stay Silent to Avoid Conflict?

How many times have you stayed absolutely silent when someone hurt your feelings, when someone crossed the line?<p>How many times have you ignored a …

Self-help

‘Morning Joe': ‘We Have a Treasonous President’ (Video)

“I don’t think it’s extreme,” frequent show guest Donny Deutsch says<p>The set of “Morning Joe” declared on Friday that Donald Trump’s relationship with …

Donald Trump

A Dutch Woman Suffering From Mental Illness Chose To Die By Assisted Suicide

A Dutch woman who had been sexually abused and suffered from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder for more than a decade chose to end her …

Mental Health

Billionaire casino owner James Packer quits business interests

Billionaire James Packer has resigned from 22 Australian company directorships in the past few weeks and no longer holds any board seats in his home country, according to corporate records, signalling his almost full retreat from public business life.<p>The major shareholder of casino operator Crown …

Business

White Canadian Man Prevents Man From Leaving Grocery Store, Calls Him ‘Illegal Alien’

Canadian police are looking into an incident that happened in London, Ontario at a grocery store on Tuesday between two men, CBC reports. A video …

Medical Conditions

9 Great Books You Can Read For Free With Kindle Unlimited

If your wild summer has you too cash-poor to buy new books, don't worry. I've got nine great books you can read on Kindle Unlimited.<p>Kindle Unlimited …

Books

Poor mental health days may cost the economy billions of dollars

Poor mental health ranks as one of the costliest forms of sickness for U.S. workers and may sap billions of dollars from the country's income growth, …

Mental Health

Crossing the divide

In the 1990s, the late Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres transitioned from female to male. He was in his 40s, mid-career, and afterward he marveled at the stark changes in his professional life. Now that society saw him as male, his ideas were taken more seriously. He was able to complete a whole …

Feminism

Researchers have long been fascinated by the potential link between creativity and mental health — here's why it seems like visionaries are more at risk

Psychologists have long been fascinated by the tentative link between mental health and creativity. It's no secret that some of the most famous artists of all time were plagued with delusions and hallucinations, and to this day we see news stories of artists and performers in the public eye …

Mental Health

Mark Duplass Apologizes After Throwing His Support Behind Ben Shapiro

Mark Duplass is the actor, director, and producer known for his roles on The Mindy Project and The League. On Wednesday night, the liberal-minded …

Medical Conditions

Immigrants have better mental health U.S. natives

Immigrants who come to the U.S. are significantly less likely than U.S.-born individuals to have mental health problems, according to a new study …

Mental Health

Mark Duplass Rescinds Ben Shapiro Recommendation; James Gunn, Glenn Beck & Twitterverse Respond

Today’s Twitter brouhaha over Mark Duplass’ apology for suggesting liberals interested in “crossing the aisle” might consider following the …

Glenn Beck

10 Things You Should Say To Someone With Mental Health Problems

As someone who's quite open about having bipolar disorder, I've experienced a number of unusual and upsetting responses from friends, co-workers and …

Mental Health

Linkin Park Reflects on Chester Bennington's Death One Year Later

| Fri., Jul. 20, 2018 8:01 AM<p><b>Linkin Park</b> paid a special online tribute to frontman <b>Chester Bennington</b> on Friday, the one-year anniversary of his death.<p>…

Mental Health

Study: Eating Beef Jerky Might Be Linked to Manic Episodes in Some People

There is no singular cause of mental illness. Any number of things—our genes, environment, and even social mores—play a role in determining whether …

Mental Health

7 Women on How Chronic Illness Changed Their Relationship With Their Bodies

"That's the most insane sunburn I've ever seen," my friend observed as we drove back to our neighborhood from a long, unshaded hike in L.A.'s Topanga …

Medical Conditions

Missing Kincaid man had been searching for lost dog, partner says

The common law partner of a man who went missing from an acreage in southern Saskatchewan last week says she is “extremely concerned” about his …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

How Mental Health Apps Are Messing With Our Heads

Even before you download an app to help you meditate, or to manage your depression, it’s speaking to you. Apps’ marketing often implies that everyday …

Mental Health

‘I am down. I’ve been hit,’ South St. Paul police officer radioed after being shot in shoulder

An armed man who wounded two South St. Paul police officers on Thursday was “constantly shooting” at officers with a shotgun, one of the injured …

City Politics

Decades old suitcases of Willard Psychiatric patients depict life stories

After state officials closed the Willard Psychiatric Center near Ithaca, they made an unusual discovery. In the attic were 400 suitcases - left …

Mental Health

Jackie Phamotse will be taking a break from social media

<b>Author, Jackie Phamotse has announced on Twitter that she will be taking a ‘writing sabbatical’ for the time being.</b><p>Author of Bare – The Blessers …

Social Media

General Anesthesia, Surgery Tied to Subtle Memory Decline in Older Adults

Exposure to surgery with general anesthesia is tied to a subtle decline in memory and thinking skills in older adults, according to a new Mayo clinic …

Mayo Clinic

The History of Jihad from Muhammad to Isis

Friend, this is what you need to do. Go to your favorite brick-and-mortar store, or your favorite online site, and purchase a copy of Robert …

Religion

Bournemouth girl hanged herself after accessing 'suicidal chatroom'

Schoolgirl, 16, upset over her mock GCSE results hanged herself in her bedroom after logging onto 'suicidal chatroom' on the 'dark web'<p><b>A schoolgirl</b> …

Mental Health

5 Human Rights Issues That Mister Rogers Championed

<b>Why Global Citizens Should Care</b><i>Mister Rogers believed in the transformative power of education and worked to secure this right for kids across the</i> …

Mental Health

Wellbeing is a nice buzzword. But when employers use it, ask why | Emily Reynolds

The student mental health crisis shows no sign of abating: in the year to July 2017 alone, 95 students killed themselves, and many report impossibly threadbare services and overworked staff unable to help. One recent study also found that the UK student suicide rate had risen by 56% in 10 years – a …

Mental Health

And We Could Dance

An experiment in which a wedding DJ doesn't play shit music.<p><i>My name is John Doran and I write about music. The young bucks who run VICE’s website thought it would be amusing to employ a 40-year-old man who is old enough to remember not being that bothered when John Lennon died.</i><p><i>In case you were</i> …

Fair Trade

Inside the meditating mind

In late 1971, Navy veteran Stephen Islas returned from Vietnam, but the war continued to rage in his head. "I came very close to committing suicide …

Mindfulness