mental-illness

Can Suicidal Depression Be Funny? Gary Gulman’s Great New Stand-Up Special Says Yes

In his 2015 stand-up special Crying and Driving, Paul F. Tompkins gingerly brought up a topic he seemed hesitant to discuss: He’d started therapy. But…

What It’s Like to Be the Husband of a Hoarder

One day like any other, Jeff Nichols, a 54-year-old in Pittsburgh, walked into the house where his wife and their son lived, said “what the…

Mental Health Laws Won’t Save Us From Mass Shooters

When President Donald Trump delivered his statements in the aftermath of two mass shootings over the weekend, he made sure to home in on mental-health…

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…