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mental health

Depression Doesn’t Happen After Pregnancy Only

I wanted to have a big family, but my struggle with antepartum depression ultimately led to me reconsider how many children I wanted to have.

How Crohn’s and Depression Pushed This Man Into Law School

After chronic illness caused him to spiral into depression, JD Ward is studying to help people like him from falling between the system's cracks.

TV Dinners With Anxiety

For someone with general anxiety disorder, eating in front of the TV isn't about laziness. It's about self-preservation.

The “Good Witch” Artist Finds Her Niche

Fun-loving psychedelic explorer Rickie Algarva was never able to hold down a job due to her learning disabilities. Now 76, her artworks sell for up to $750 apiece.

Ghana’s Purple People

In Ghana, where mental health issues are widely misunderstood, a homespun support group helps people suffering from anxiety and depression.

Destigmatizing Mental Illness In The Church And Beyond

A feminist priest shares the story of her own bipolar disorder, and gives advice on what the spiritual and unspiritual alike can do to fight mental illness.