Mental Health

Stories about remarkable individuals living with mental illness, including depression, anxiety, ADD, and more.

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What My Mom (And HIV) Taught Me About Caregiving

When my mother's health declined, I used the skills I had learned from my own chronic illness and the empathy I learned from her to be there for her.
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When Seizures Take Your Independence

What does freedom mean when you have a disability that requires supervision?
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When Someone Says They Are Disabled, Believe Them

Whether Jameela Jamil or a person sitting in a handicapped seat on a bus, we all have a duty to believe the experiences of others.
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Ask Ada: Should You Disclose Your Disability On Your Tinder Profile?

Plus: Ada helps a woman stressing out over taking time off work due to an eating disorder relapse.
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How Professional Artists Deal With Chronic Conditions

Perhaps even more than in other professions, artists need compassion, community, and self-care to navigate the complexities of chronic illness.
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Surviving Is A Noble Fight

The ultimate lesson I've learned from a life fighting diabetes, heart disease, and depression? I'm worth it.