mental health

People With Mental Health Diagnoses Left Out of “Historic” NYC Decarceration

The number of New Yorkers in the city's infamous jail system hit what Mayor Bill de Blasio called an "historic"…

May 26, 2020

No Evidence Prenatal Cannabis Exposure Causes Cognitive Impairment, Finds Major Review

There is no significant evidence showing that cannabis use during pregnancy leads to cognitive impairment in children, shows a new…

May 20, 2020

The “Queen of Consciousness” Driving Psychedelic Study and Advocacy

Amanda Feilding is the founder and director of the Beckley Foundation, which has been pioneering psychedelic research and advocacy to…

May 4, 2020

Fighting the Health Threats of Loneliness as We Flatten the Curve

At publication time, over 97 percent of Americans in 43 states are under mandatory social distancing orders designed to reduce…

April 16, 2020

Why Midwestern Farmers Are Facing a Suicide Crisis

Farm workers are increasingly dying of suicide, according to new research. Farmers are suffering the combined burdens of falling commodity…

March 17, 2020

Study: Stopping Long-Term Opioid Prescriptions Associated With Veterans’ Deaths

For years, pain patient activists have been sounding the alarm about the consequences of abruptly halting people's access to opioid…

March 5, 2020

Olympia’s “Mitigation Site” No Long-Term Homelessness Solution

As homelessness continues to pose an immediate humanitarian crisis in major cities like New York and Los Angeles, the same…

February 10, 2020

NYC Officials Propose “Universal Affordable Housing”

Imagine a homeless family of three fortunate enough to receive a rental assistance voucher from the city of New York.…

February 5, 2020

Can Psychedelics Find Acceptance in the Recovery Community?

Can psychedelic drugs like LSD and MDMA help people who are recovering from addiction? A new research group is looking…

February 3, 2020

Racial Disparities in Mental Healthcare Hurt My Family and Many Others

The stark reality of America‚Äôs mental health crisis never hits so hard as when it affects someone close to us.…

January 21, 2020