If you are depressed, you feel a sense of helplessness, hopelessness or despair. You lose interest in your favorite activities, may experience changes in appetite, weight and sleep patterns, have difficulty concentrating and may be preoccupied with death or suicide. READ MORE

Being Pregnant Was Wonderful. And Overwhelming.

Admitting that everything wasn't perfect helped me get the support I needed

Pregnancy & Postpartum

How to Cope With the World Opening Up When You're Still Mourning Covid Losses

As things get back to some semblance of normalcy, those of us grieving Covid losses are struggling with stress and mixed emotions

Self-Care & Mental Health

No Vacancy: How a Shortage of Mental Health Beds Keeps Kids Trapped Inside ERs

In many parts of the U.S. and the world, demand for mental health care overwhelms supply

Access & Affordability

Transgender Medicine – What Care Looks Like, Who Seeks It out and What’s Still Unknown: 3 Essential Reads

Access to transgender medical care has been under attack in many places in the U.S.

Your Body

Atopic Dermatitis Shows Up on Your Skin, but Its Effects Go Much Deeper

Commonly known as eczema, this skin condition can cause physical and emotional pain — but learning how to manage it makes all the difference

Created With Support

Outdoor Therapy? Yup, It’s a Thing.

Being in nature has proven to benefit our mental health, so why not walk the walk while talking the talk?

Self-Care & Mental Health

Conversion Therapy Is Discredited and Increases Risk of Suicide – yet Fewer Than Half of US States Have Bans in Place

Conversion therapy, or the practice of attempting to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity, is based on an outdated and incorrect notion that such identities are a choice that can be changed

Self-Care & Mental Health

Naomi Osaka’s Withdrawal From the French Open Highlights How Prioritizing Mental Wellness Goes Against the Rules, on the Court and Off

While a physical injury is routinely accepted as a legitimate reason for not performing aspects of one's duties, mental or emotional injury has yet to reach the same level of attention or legitimacy

Self-Care & Mental Health

Weight Stigma Is a Burden Around the World – and Has Negative Consequences Everywhere

Weight stigma occurs in many developed countries, not just the U.S. and often has devastating consequences

Your Health

Trans Kids in the US Were Seeking Treatment Decades Before Today’s Political Battles Over Access to Health Care

These kids faced tremendous obstacles in a world where the word "transgender" didn't even exist

Your Health