Mental Health

Depression and Anxiety Threatened to Kill My Career. So I Came Clean About It.

Depression and Anxiety Threatened to Kill My Career. So I Came Clean About It.

Yasha Hartberg

ESSAYS

Co-published with The Guardian. Teaching was my dream job, writes Yasha Hartberg. But how would students react to a professor who could barely keep his life together?

An Accessible Neighborhood Needs Parks

An Accessible Neighborhood Needs Parks

Alysia Abbott

FEATURES

Co-published with CurbedFor many families like mine—with members who are on the spectrum or have other sensory or mental disorders—parks and playgrounds are vitally important.

A Stay at Kings County

A Stay at Kings County

Charlie Gross

PHOTOGRAPHY

Co-published with The New York Review of Books. While for some their stays at Kings County may pave the way back to stability, many have daunting prognoses and face a healthcare system that all but guarantees future trips back to the psych ER. 

I Wrote About Farmers' Suicides – And the Reaction Has Been Overwhelming

I Wrote About Farmers' Suicides – And the Reaction Has Been Overwhelming

Debbie Weingarten

NEWS

Co-published with The GuardianAfter the Guardian and EHRP published a piece about the record number of farmers who are killing themselves, there were hundreds of responses.

The Perils of Misdiagnosis

The Perils of Misdiagnosis

Lisa Di Venuta

ANALYSIS

Co-published with AlternetWhen mental health professionals misdiagnose their patients, the treatment can be more dangerous than the original condition.