Can Pet Ownership Alleviate Depression Symptoms?

A new study examined the impact of pet ownership on people with treatment-resistant depression. It’s no secret…


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Amanda Bynes Talks Being Four Years Sober, Reflects On Past Drug Use

Amanda Bynes credits her parents with helping her "get back on track" after her past issues with problematic drug use.…


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Paramore's Hayley Williams Talks Mental Health, Social Media Break

Paramore's Hayley Williams opened up about mental health in a candid Instagram post. Hayley Williams is taking a break…


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Modest Mouse On Medical Marijuana For Mental Health

"After taking the antidepressants, I started to realize cannabis was probably the better way to go," Modest Mouse…


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Ashley Tisdale Reveals Depression & Anxiety Struggles On New Album

"This is the first time I’m being super vulnerable. This is me sharing my journey through anxiety and…


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Could Limiting Social Media Use Improve Your Mental Health?

A new study examined whether excessive use of social media contributed to feelings of depression and loneliness. The…


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Morning Roundup: Nov. 8, 2018

Philippine lawyer who resisted drug war is gunned down, fraternity shuts down chapter amid drugged students…


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Michelle Williams Talks Depression, Getting Treatment In New Interview

"For months, I was slipping and slipping and slipping [and] before you knew it I was at the bottom of the pit looking…


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New Subtypes Of Depression Discovered

For a new study, researchers set out to identify the subtypes of depression using "life history and MRI data." New…


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Psilocybin Trials For Depression Treatment Get Greenlight From FDA

The FDA has recognized the psychedelic compound's therapeutic potential. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has…


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Can Hot Baths Help Ease Depression Symptoms?

A recent study examined the effects that a regular hot bath had on people with depression. Can a bath a day keep the…


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How Communication Affects Teen Mental Health

The more removed teens feel during adolescence, the less likely they are to trust their parents, a new study suggests.…


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Michael Phelps Speaks Out About Battling Depression, Anxiety

“I was so down on myself. I didn’t have any self-love and, quite honestly, I just didn’t want to be…


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Does Tech Addiction Play A Role In Workplace Mental Health Issues?

Mental health in the workplace is an evolving issue that needs to be addressed. While technology is largely helpful in…


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Can Social Media Predict Depression?

A new study examined whether social media data could be used to find markers for depression. Social media could be an…


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How Parents Can Support Teens’ Mental Health

Parents play a key role in connecting teens with mental health treatment and helping them learn to live with their…


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How "This Is Us" Encourages Men To Speak About Mental Health

The critically-acclaimed series showcased a candid conversation about mental health in a recent episode. Warning: This…


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Can Social Media Reduce Depression In Older Adults With Chronic Pain?

A recent study examined how social media use affected the mental health of elderly adults living with pain.…


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Demand For Mental Health Resources Not Being Met On College Campuses

One mental health professional estimates that almost half of colleges students who need services are not receiving…


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Everyday Changes That Can Improve Depression Symptoms

Experts offer a few tips on how to manage symptoms of depression. Depression is a serious disease that can require…


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Chance The Rapper Pledges $1 Million For Mental Health

“We want to change the way that mental health resources are being accessed,” Chance said at a summit for…


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New Jersey May Require Depression Screenings For Students

A new bill aims to address undiagnosed and untreated mental health issues in school-aged children.  Some New…


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Naomi Judd Pens Letter of Hope to Those With Depression, Anxiety

Judd's letter also shed light on the relative lack of funding for mental health treatment. Country singer Naomi Judd…


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Mayoral Candidate Leaves Race To Deal With PTSD, Depression

"I thought if I focused exclusively on service to my neighbors in my hometown, that I could fill the hole inside of me.…


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Algorithm Can Identify Depression In Speech, Text

The technology could potentially be used to help more people get treatment for depression. Researchers at MIT have…


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Mental Health Education Now Required In New York Schools

New York is the first state to require mental health education in all grades. This fall, New York schools became the…


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Gwyneth Paltrow On Postpartum Depression: Antidepressants Were Not For Me

“It was really shocking to me because I never thought that I would be a person who got postnatal…


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Selena Gomez Gets Candid On Instagram: "Depression Was My Life"

“I think before I turned 26 there was like this weird time in my life [where] I think I was kind of on auto pilot…


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Experts Release New Guidelines For Treating Women With Depression

A panel of mental health professionals created new guidelines to get more women help with their mood disorders during…


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Depression in Recovery: Do You Have Low Dopamine Tone?

I just felt like shit and slept as much as I could. I showed up to work. I kept my commitments. I spoke when asked to,…


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Can Ketamine Use Trigger Opioid-Like Dependency?

Researchers investigated whether ketamine works on depression by acting like an opioid in the brain. Though ketamine…


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Singer JoJo On Mental Health: I Named My Depression Burlinda

In a recent Instagram post, the pop star described the self-destructive habits that fueled her depression and anxiety.…


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Noah Cyrus Talks Anxiety, Depression

On her new EP, Miley Cyrus's younger sister opens up about depression and "how it’s okay to feel those…


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A Month of Heart Attacks: Withdrawing from Antidepressants

My doctor tells me not to worry. The medication is safe. I worry he doesn’t know what he’s talking about. I…


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Can Nerve Stimulation Help Depression?

Researchers discovered that using vagus nerve stimulators to treat depression changed patients' quality of life. A new…


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Treating Teens’ Depression Can Benefit Parents Too

A new study explores how a family member receiving mental health treatment impacts their loved ones. Depression touches…


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"Hilarious World of Depression" Podcast To Feature Andrew Zimmern, Neko Case

The hit podcast is set to return for its third season on August 13th.  TV personality and chef Andrew Zimmern will…


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Could Depression Be Diagnosed By A Blood Test In The Future?

Researchers may have discovered a possible biomarker for major depressive disorder. A blood test is in the works that…


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Hay Fever's Link To Mental Health Issues Examined

Researchers examined the link between hay fever and depression in adolescents for a study. For many people, itchy eyes,…


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Morning Roundup: July 30, 2018

New cartoon series aims to simplify understanding of addiction, NYC group allows drug users to safely inject in…


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People With Depression Miss Fewer Days In Supportive Workplaces

Researchers examined workplace policies and even varying gross domestic product for a recent global study on working…


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Robin Williams' Daughter Zelda Pens Tribute For His Birthday

In her Instagram tribute, Zelda encouraged fans of her father to volunteer at homeless shelters and spread kindness in…


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Destiny’s Child Singer Michelle Williams Details Seeking Mental Health Treatment

Williams revealed that she had sought help on Instagram and pledged to "proudly, happily and healthily" lead by example…


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Morning Roundup: July 20, 2018

Wendy Williams gets candid about addiction battle, University of Kansas starts addictions research center, opioid use…


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Mom & Daughter Pair Teens with Mentors to Support Mental Health

"Through that process I found out there is a humungous community of people suffering here in my own backyard." Today…


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Simon Pegg Details Alcoholism, Depression Battle: It Was Terrible, It Owned Me

“It’s like you have grown a second head and all it wants to do is destroy itself, and it puts that ahead of…


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Can Ayahuasca Help Those With Severe Depression?

Those suffering from severe, untreatable depression may find relief from the psychedelic drug ayahuasca. A new study…


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Garbage's Shirley Manson Pens Essay About Self-Harm

“Today I try to remain vigilant against these old thought patterns. I vow to hold my ground. I attempt to be…


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Rapper Vic Mensa Deals With Addiction, Mental Health In New Song

The 25-year-old rapper gets candid about relapsing, recovery and mental health in his new song "10K Problems." Chicago…


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Chester Bennington's Widow Talks Mental Health, Suicide Prevention

“If we can find good coping mechanisms, if we have people we trust that we can talk to, that helps us make better…


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Janet Jackson Opens Up About Depression Struggles

The pop icon penned a personal essay about mental health and her quest to find happiness for Essence magazine. Janet…


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Chef David Chang Talks Mental Health, Anthony Bourdain

“Sometimes I don’t even realize I am in a state of depression because it’s gotten so clever as to how…


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Shame, Alcoholism, Stigma, and Suicide

In addiction treatment circles, conventional wisdom suggests we have to let people hit rock bottom before we can help…


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Seth Meyers: More Celebrities Should Speak Out About Depression

"We’d be better off if more successful people were honest and shared the fact that depression is something that…


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Simon Pegg On Past Drinking Struggles: "I Was Profoundly Unhappy"

The actor recently revealed that a past battle with depression led him to self-medicate with alcohol. English actor and…


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David Spade Donates To Mental Health Organization In Kate Spade's Honor

In light of his sister-in-law’s suicide, the comedian has donated $100,000 to the National Alliance on Mental…


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Over 200 Common Medications May Cause Depression, Study Warns

The researchers described the study as the first to successfully prove that when common drugs are used at the same…


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New Generation Of Antidepressants On FDA Fast Track

The medications, which are still in development, may be able to help those who have not found success with currently…


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Morning Roundup: June 15, 2018

Arkansas woman shares story of drug use during pregnancy, Simon Pegg reveals battle with depression and alcohol abuse,…


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Can Psychedelics Really Help Fight Addiction And Depression?

New research explored whether psychedelics can "rewire the brain" and potentially cure a number of ailments. New…


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Morning Roundup: June 13, 2018

Opioid crisis is backdrop to new play about Betty Ford, 7 mayors want cannabis removed from federal list of illegal…


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Olivia Munn Details Depression & Anxiety Struggles, Urges People To Seek Help

Munn got candid about her past struggles with depression and anxiety on Instagram. In just one week, the passing of…


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CDC: US Suicide Rate Has Risen 30% Since 1999

The Centers for Disease Control also found that only half of people who died by suicide had been diagnosed with a…


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When You're Too Depressed to "Reach Out"

How is it that we’ve all been conditioned to place the burden of action on the one with the mental condition that…


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Morning Roundup: June 11, 2018

Senators approve MMJ for military veterans, documentary: how Houston ignited youth recovery revolution, NYC doctor…


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Dear Val Kilmer, Anthony Bourdain Did Love Us

Suicide is not about someone wanting to leave their family. It is about them being in so much pain they felt they could…


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How Online Dating Affects Mental Health

A new study revealed that online dating can impact mental health in a variety of ways and may even lead to tech…


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Paramore’s Hayley Williams Pens Powerful Mental Health Essay

“Writing kept me alive. Forced me to be honest. It helped me understand that emotional wellness and physical…


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