Mental Health

Welcome to the Age of Psychedelic Inequality

Welcome to the Age of Psychedelic Inequality Welcome to the Age of Psychedelic Inequality

Psychedelic-assisted therapies have been hailed as the wave of the future. They’re also becoming big business. What if most people can’t afford them?

May 20, 2024 / Feature / Alissa Quart

Trapped by Domestic Violence

Trapped by Domestic Violence Trapped by Domestic Violence

Street art in Oaxaca, Mexico.

May 17, 2024 / OppArt / Armarte

How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms

How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms How Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Brain Became the Diet of Worms

Can a presidential candidate afford to lose gray matter to parasites?

May 9, 2024 / Jeet Heer

A hand-drawn poster with a heart on it, with words including

Oregon Revives the Drug War Oregon Revives the Drug War

The state’s landmark decriminalization initiative wasn’t given a real chance.

May 8, 2024 / Comment / Lydia Kiesling

A Lifetime Sentence: Imprisoned Minds

A Lifetime Sentence: Imprisoned Minds A Lifetime Sentence: Imprisoned Minds

Incarcerated people’s mental health is ignored.

Apr 26, 2024 / OppArt / Hector Manuel Rodriguez

Trump leaving court

Is Donald Trump on Drugs? If Not, He Should Be. Is Donald Trump on Drugs? If Not, He Should Be.

His true addiction explains the president’s doziness.

Apr 22, 2024 / Jeet Heer

The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis 

The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis  The Use of “Attention Capture” Technologies in Our Classrooms Has Created a Crisis 

We have a choice: We can allow Big Tech to solve the problem with invasive brain technology. Or we can let educators teach students how to pay attention. 

Apr 22, 2024 / Jac Mullen

Dr. Hilary Cass in London

What the Cass Review Means for Trans Kids in Britain—and Beyond What the Cass Review Means for Trans Kids in Britain—and Beyond

A new review of gender-affirming healthcare in England could change the way gender-questioning children and young everywhere people receive care.

Apr 19, 2024 / Natasha Hakimi Zapata

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 31: Zamaan Qureshi speaks during a rally organized by Accountable Tech and Design It For Us to hold tech and social media companies accountable for taking steps to protect kids and teens online on January 31, 2024 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Accountable Tech)

Social Media Companies Are Having a Bad Moment Social Media Companies Are Having a Bad Moment

What if it were the start of a movement?

Apr 11, 2024 / Nick H. Penniman

The TikTok social media platform's logo is reflected in the eye of a 13-year-old boy as he looks at a computer screen in Bath, England.

“In Techno Parentis”: Who Should Regulate the Online Lives of Teenagers? “In Techno Parentis”: Who Should Regulate the Online Lives of Teenagers?

With TikTok, Instagram, and other platforms using algorithms to send teen viewers addictive, dangerous content—and reaping immense profits—self-regulation has clearly failed.

Apr 2, 2024 / Zephyr Teachout

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