mental health

You Can’t Reform the Criminal Justice System by Cutting Costs
May 18, 2015

Austerity-speak has dictated criminal justice reform, but it will take expensive commitments to effect real change. 

The Germanwings Mass Murder–Suicide Shows the Importance of Depression Intervention
March 30, 2015

“We’re social creatures. We’re looking for any way to connect.”

Could You Handle the Psychological Toll of an Ebola Quarantine?
October 24, 2014

21 days in your house, and you can't come in contact with anyone.

Stressed Out? Your Smartphone Could Know Even Before You Do
September 22, 2014

Researchers at Dartmouth have developed a data-gathering app that can help predict a student's mental health.

Can Science Offer New Answers to Mental Illness?
August 15, 2014

No matter how much progress we make, mental illness is still largely a medical mystery.

Robin Williams' Death Is a Wakeup Call for Mental Illness
August 12, 2014

The mentally ill still lack the health-care coverage and treatment they need.

Is Modern Culture Making Us Crazier?
July 31, 2014

The science behind America's deepening disturbance.

Why We Don’t Like Stories in Which the Mentally Ill Heroine Recovers
June 03, 2014

What happens when the author of a classic YA memoir of mental illness grows up?

Were the Isla Vista Killings Preventable? A GOP Congressman Thinks So, and He's Got Bipartisan Support.
May 29, 2014

Rep. Tim Murphy wants families to have more power in handling a mentally ill loved one.

Adjuncts Aren't Just Teaching College Kids, They're Trying to Keep Them Together
May 25, 2014

They're teaching 76% of college classes. And they're confessor, crisis counselor, and social worker to their students.

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