anxiety

Do You Even Crochet, Bro?

Throughout high school, Ben, 23, suffered from severe anxiety and depression. He couldn’t focus on anything besides his stress, so his therapist suggested finding a…

The Songs That Saved Them From Suicide

“This song pulled me from the brink of suicide. No lie. This song saved… this album saved my life. I’ll never be able to thank…

Placebos Can Treat Depression. So Why Don’t We Use Them More Often?

Katie Peabody held the glistening, impossibly airy Entenmann’s chocolate donut up to her mouth knowing one of two things were about to happen: Either she’d…

The Problem With Telling Men With Mental Health Issues to ‘Just Reach Out’

Samuel, a 27-year-old artist and gay man living in Australia, is telling me about his partner’s first and only experience seeking treatment for mental health…