The suicide rate has increased by 24 percent between 1999 and 2014 for all Americans under the age of 75, according to a sweeping report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Scientists are learning more than ever before about the microscopic bacteria, fungi, and viruses we carry with us everywhere.
Body dysmorphic disorder is more than vanity — it's compared to obsessive compulsive disorder, but with higher rates of depression and suicide.
By Sally Hayden
VICE News spoke to counselors working with Eritrean children who have escaped compulsory military service at home, only to lose hope and attempt suicide in Ethiopia.
By exhibiting works of art created by people with mental illness in China, organizers hope to counteract negative stigma and foster connections and new respect for a marginalized population.
A new study has examined the relationship between weight loss surgery and suicide. It's known that suicide rates are higher among bariatric surgery patients, but there's no consensus on why.
Researchers say there might be a way to wean the heaviest marijuana users off the drug by boosting the brain’s ability to make THC-like chemicals.
The drug is being studied in limited trials in the US and abroad, where scientists are trying to understand through brain imaging tests on cancer patients and those with mental disorders.
The first case of so-called internet addiction through Google Glass is not a horror story about technology, but a tragic tale of contemporary mental anguish.