Growing up in the public eye cannot be easy. But one thing that's important, especially for young fans of actors, is the open nature with which some are talking about their mental health.Read More
The charming, winning sitcom works as both a hilarious family story and a vehicle for social commentary and never once sacrifices an iota of heart to convey the message.Read More
Feed him to the dogs, Sansa.
There's three things you can count on in this life: death, taxes, and Piers Morgan's ability to be an unbelievable asshat.Read More
You're not alone.
"If all we do is highlight our highest of highs while being quiet about our lows, we're bound to make the world a lonelier place."Read More
Being happy is hard sometimes, but surrounding yourself with people who love you and taking the time to be kind to yourself can give you something to actually smile about during this holiday season.Read More
Netflix's Big Mouth has remained one of the streaming service's best examinations of the complex world of puberty.Read More
Because it's been a week.
Here are five positive, soul-affirming actions you can take to heal, re-energize, and move forward.Read More
The language we use around addiction is already problematic, but when it comes to women in the public eye we tend to feed off their pain, while simultaneously not believing them when they say they are hurting.Read More
Do we really need to constantly slap on a face mask and pronounce ourselves cured?
This is not to say that face masks, spa days, and other traditionally feminine activities and things are inherently bad. But we need to consider how it's become a commodity of sorts, a way for us to spend more money. It also paints a different look at self care than what we necessarily need.Read More
“It’s Okay to Admit That Life Is Terrifying”: Michelle Wolf on Mental Health in the Wake of Celebrity Suicides
Comedian Michelle Wolf had a brilliant segment on The Break with Michelle Wolf about how much our culture of pretending everything is fine and dandy contributes to silence about our own mental health and the stigma around mental illness.Read More
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number is 1-800-273-8255. En Español: 1-888-628-9454; Deaf and Hard of Hearing: 1-800-799-4889. Crisis Text Line by texting 741741.Read More
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's powerful statement about depression brought the internet together. "You’re not alone."Read More
People have been wondering why a second season of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why is necessary, considering that the first season wrapped up the story of the book on which it's based pretty firmly. Yet Season Two is coming, and the show seems to want to do better by teens who may be struggling with the sensitive issues depicted on the show. Take, for example, the show's new intro in the video after the jump.Read More
The American Academy of Pediatrics has now issued updated guidelines aiming to combat depression in adolescents. Their suggestion: universal annual screenings for depression, starting at age 12.Read More
Gun violence is not caused by mental illness, but it is a mental health issue, and that's a small but important distinction that needs to be made.Read More
I've been a huge fan of Netflix's reboot of the classic Norman Lear sitcom One Day at a Time since its first season. However in the back of my mind, I worried about something that I think everyone worries about when they love something right out of the gate: the Sophomore Slump. Thankfully, I had no need to worry. Season Two of the show recently launched on Netflix, and it improved on an already stellar first season.Read More
Rick & Morty’s Heartbreakingly Honest Take on Therapy Was the Most Painful Thing on Television This Week
"I'm Pickle Rick!"
It says a lot of about the brilliant, weird state of television today that one of the most psychologically astute pieces of modern entertainment centered around a man who turned himself into a pickle.Read More
Woman’s Exchange With Her Boss Goes Viral, Proving How Hungry We All Are to Crush the Stigma Around Mental Health Issues
An email exchange between a web developer named Madalyn Parker and the CEO of her company has gone viral after she wrote to her team saying she was taking a few days off "to focus on [her] mental health." That in itself is a level of honesty that has struck many as uncommon. Even more surprising was her boss' response.Read More
The cast of Justice League (the animated one, not the upcoming movie we're not entirely looking forward to) got together at Denver Comic Con to do a live read of the show's three-part series finale. It's a whole lot of fun and Kevin Conroy even slips in a little musical surprise.Read More
More of this.
I never thought I would see future monarchs discuss their own emotional travails so candidly.Read More