17 Wholesome Tweets You'll Want To Send To All Your Friends
"There are two drunk men outside my window and all they're saying is 'NO, you're MY best friend in the whole world' back and forth."
Here's What Happened When Doctors Without Borders Was Ordered Off Nauru
"As a psychologist, to have looked your patients in the eye the day before and said ‘I am here to support you', and then to think ‘I will never see these people again’ is devastating."
The Therapist In The Shane Dawson Series About Jake Paul Said She Doesn't Understand The Backlash
"It’s definitely been more polarizing than I expected."
Doctors Without Borders Has Been Forced To Stop Work On Nauru, Where Australia Runs A Detention Camp
Staff at the international medical charity say the mental health of refugees and asylum-seekers sent to the island by Australia is "beyond desperate".
A Judge Has Criticised Peter Dutton For Ignoring Urgent Medical Requests From Nauru
Dutton's silence was unexplained and "fell short" of how the government should act in lawsuits, a Federal Court justice said.
Inside How A 12-Step Recovery Program For Social Media Addiction Works
“Computers and smartphones and the internet are everywhere, so you can’t run from it for very long,” John, a technology addict in recovery, told me. For more on this story, watch the new BuzzFeed News series Follow This on Netflix.
Jason Kander Is Ending His Campaign For Mayor Of Kansas City To Seek PTSD Treatment
Kander, who previously served in Afghanistan, had been seen as a possible Democratic contender for president in 2020.
The Strange Illness Among Sweden's Refugee Children Is Now Being Seen In Australia's Offshore Detention Camps
Refugee children detained on a tiny Pacific island by the Australian government for years have lost all their hope – with catastrophic consequences for their health. BuzzFeed News met with families in Sweden to find out more about the strange "resignation syndrome".
9 Books That Capture What It's Like To Live With Mental Illness
Memoirs, fiction, YA — these books show what it's like when your brain seems to be working against you.
Half Of Transgender Teen Boys Have Attempted Suicide, According To A New Study
Researchers compared suicidal behavior across different trans identities, and the results are alarming.
Memory Can Help Us Survive Depression, But It Can Also Hold Us Back
When my brother was hospitalized for suicidal depression, I tried desperately to help him remember being happy — even though that never worked for me.
Instagram Will Show A "Get Support" Pop-Up When Users Search Opioid-Related Hashtags
The new feature will connect Instagram users with information about free and confidential treatment options.
How BuzzFeed Is Talking About Suicide And Suicide Prevention
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day and BuzzFeed is committed to supporting the cause by spreading awareness, creating communities, and providing help to anyone struggling.
14 Things About Suicide Everyone Should Know
Suicide is complicated and often misunderstood. Here’s what you should know about it.
15 Things People Who Deal With Suicidal Thoughts Want You To Know
First, it's more common than you think.
Chrissy Teigen Just Opened Up About Her Post-Pregnancy Sex Life And It's As Honest As You'd Expect
"It doesn’t matter who you are – even if you’re a sexy R&B crooner or an ex-swimsuit model, you’re just tired!"
We're Starting To Learn Some Incredible Things About Hypnosis
About 15% of the population is way more hypnotisable than everybody else.
People On Twitter Are Sharing What It's Like To Have A Disability Others Can't See
A very important Twitter thread is shedding light on the everyday experiences of people living with invisible illnesses or disabilities.
Here's What Young Refugees On Nauru Want You To Know About Their Lives
"People always say, 'you’re young, you still have time for your future'. But they can never understand that those years can never be replaced."
18 Comics That Help Illustrate What Depression Feels Like
It's more than just not wanting to get out of bed.
What It's Like To Have Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
"I was just convinced that I was bipolar or really depressed."
This Psychiatrist Says Immigrant Parents Separated From Their Children Have Symptoms Of PTSD
New legal documents offer a rare look at the impact of Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy on the mental health of parents who lost their kids.
18 Comics, die anderen zeigen, wie sich Depressionen anfühlen
Für alle, die betroffen sind, betroffen waren oder einfach nur verstehen wollen, wie sich das alles anfühlt.
Politicians Call For Refugees To Be Brought To Australia Over Child Mental Health Crisis
A number of children on Nauru are suffering from a rare psychological condition causing them to withdraw from the world.
Missouri Has 23% Of Its Foster Kids On Strong Psychoactive Drugs. A Lawsuit Claims The State Isn’t Keeping Records.
“Too often children are on these drugs simply as a matter of chemical restraint,” a lawyer who filed the suit said.
How To Make An Emergency Self-Care Kit
When you’re having a bad moment/day/week, it will serve as a kind of “break glass in case of emergency” kit to help you feel a tiny bit better.
Suicide Is On The Rise In The US, And Muslims Aren’t Immune
It’s hard enough dealing with the suicide of a loved one, but for a lot of Muslim families, that’s just the beginning of the heartache.
Fans Are Sending Love To Michelle Williams After She Opened Up About Her Mental Health Struggles
"If you can change your mind, you can change your life."
Australians With Mental Health Conditions Have A Really Hard Time Accessing Medical Care Compared With Everyone Else
This is a red flag for the Australian medical community.
Here's A Little Feel-Good Routine For Anyone In Need Of Some Self-Care
Because we could all stand to just chill.
A More Or Less Definitive Guide To Showing Up For Friends
Showing up is at the core of creating and maintaining, strong meaningful bonds with friends, family, coworkers, and Internet pals. It’s what turns the people you know into your people.
1 In 4 Teenage Girls Self-Harm, According To A New Survey Of US High School Students
New research suggests that self-injuries are prevalent among US teens, and that the rate for girls is twice as high as the rate for boys.
One Of The Government's Partners On Its New Student Mental Health Scheme Says It Must Do More
A new scheme to improve universities' approach to mental health is funded by a private charity, but campaigners want more government action.
23 Tumblr Posts You'll Only Truly Get If You Have Depression And/Or Anxiety
"'But you don't look depressed.' Yeah, sorry, I forgot to bring my literal dark cloud with me today."
We Asked People Whether "Fortnite" Is Addictive
The World Health Organization just added "gaming disorder" to the list of diagnosable mental health conditions. We asked a psychiatrist what that means for Fortnite fans.
This DIY Mindfulness Jar Will Help You Calm The F*%$ Down
These glittery jars are easy to make and can help you remember to take a moment for yourself to just breathe.
Immigrant Children Who Are Forcibly Separated From Their Parents Face Long-Term Trauma
“This is an extremely high price for these children to pay who have done nothing wrong,” said a child health expert.
Anthony Bourdain Exposed The Dark Secrets Of Kitchens: Addiction And Mental Illness
“What Anthony Bourdain did when he told everyone about his struggles with addiction and other mental health issues is make them feel that they could too.”
Here's What Happens When You Call Into A Suicide Prevention Hotline
Suicide hotlines can provide free and confidential support 24/7. Here's what to expect when you make the call.
Ariana Grande Opened Up About Experiencing PTSD After The Manchester Attack
"I feel like I shouldn't even be talking about my own experience."
These New Novels Face The Complicated Reality Of Mental Illness
Fiction has long had a history of using mental illness as a plot device or symbolism, but some recent novels are depicting mental illness in refreshingly nuanced ways.
15 Simple Self-Care Activities That Cost Exactly Zero Dollars And Zero Cents To Do
Self-care: Because you're worth it.
Here's Why You Should Be Honest At Your Postpartum Doctor's Visits
Those mental health forms for new moms at postpartum doctor’s visits? I thought they were for people with serious problems, not me.
Dylan Minnette Wants Clay’s Mental Health To Be Explicitly Discussed In Future Seasons Of “13 Reasons Why”
“There’s much deeper problems within Clay that we didn’t get to see in Season 1,” Minnette told BuzzFeed News. (Warning: light spoilers ahead.)
How Jane Fonda Helped Me Briefly Forget The World Is A Nightmare
When apocalyptic fears become too loud these days, I try to remember the summer I was 11 and I went to camp on Jane Fonda's ranch.