Can a Tribute Album to a Fallen Artist Help Us Heal?
Reflections on suicide, survival, and the new tribute album to Scott Hutchison.
Senior Citizens Have a Binge-Drinking Problem, According to a New Study
New research finds that a growing number of seniors are drinking too much, too often.
More Trees Mean Better Health Outcomes, According to New Research
New Australian research finds that, when a neighborhood's green space leads to better health outcomes, it's the canopy of trees that provides most of the benefits.
Why Is the U.S. Facing a Federal Firefighter Shortage?
The shortage is part of an ongoing dilemma as the government struggles to budget and plan for longer, more severe fire seasons.
Working Even a Few Hours a Week Boosts Mental and Emotional Health
An innovative new study suggests that the benefits of employment should be shared widely, even in a future where jobs are scarce.
The Trevor Project's New Report Finds High Rates of Mental-Health Issues and Discrimination Among LGBTQ Youth
More than 75 percent of survey respondents reported that the current political climate has affected their mental health or sense of self.
'Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come': How Introverts Can Triumph Over Social Anxiety
Jessica Pan's new memoir offers a glimpse at a better world—one where we're open to meaningful interactions, rather than stuck in isolation.
New Research Links Green Spaces to Lower Medicare Spending
A new study finds that counties with more forest and shrub land spend less per person on Medicare than those dominated by agriculture or urban vegetation.
These Native Women Are Healing Themselves and Their Communities by Running
The Kwe Pack has a simple but radical mission: to improve indigenous health in mind and body by encouraging women to sign on for long-distance runs.
When Universities Shortchange Grad Students, Undergrads Suffer Too
A new report highlights gross inequities in health coverage for grad students—and a lack of access to mental-health resources more generally.
To Prevent School Shootings, Texas Legislators Want to Focus on Mental Health
Advocates have raised concerns that this approach can stigmatize people with mental illness as if they're inherently violent.
The FDA Just Approved the First-Ever Drug for Postpartum Depression. Who Will Be Able to Afford It?
Women with lower socioeconomic status are among those at a higher risk for developing postpartum depression—and the new treatment is estimated to cost $34,000 per patient.
U.K. Support for Political Extremism Is Higher Among Whites, a Study Shows
Whites were twice as likely to sympathize with violent protests and/or terrorist acts as native Pakistanis.
A New Drug for Severe Depression Could Make Treatment More Accessible
Scientists have studied the potential for ketamine to treat severe depression for years, but this is the first time the FDA has indicated its use as an antidepressant.
Teens See Depression and Anxiety as the Biggest Problem Among Their Peers
A new study from the Pew Research Center shows 70 percent of teens see depression and anxiety as a major problem among their peers.
An Alabama Man Executed Thursday Faced Legal Battles Until His Death
The Supreme Court denied Domineque Ray's request to have his Muslim imam in the room during his lethal injection, raising questions of religious discrimination. But his trial and death sentence were an uphill battle from the start.
Research Suggests Trump's Election Has Been Detrimental to Many Americans' Mental Health
Particularly that of the country's most marginalized groups.
The U.S. Suicide Rate Is at Its Highest in a Half-Century
New CDC data suggests suicide is becoming more commonplace in America.
Police Violence and Poor Mental Health Go Together
A new study shows that exposure to police violence is linked with negative mental-health outcomes.
How Mass Shootings Impact the Mental Health of Survivors
After the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, here's what research can tell us about the tragedy's effects on mental health.