Why Do We Murder the Beautiful Friendships of Boys?

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An epidemic of loneliness is killing millions of American men. Here’s why.

Graham Moore Wins Oscars Night: ‘Stay Weird. Stay Different.’

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In his acceptance speech for ‘The Imitation Game,’ Moore shares a powerful message based on the story of his own attempted suicide as a teenager.

To Kurt Cobain, on Your 48th Birthday

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Gone, but never forgotten. Ryan Bell shares what Kurt Cobain left him…and us…more than 20 years after his death.

10 Harmful Myths About People with Bipolar Disorder

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As a person diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Sam Dylan Finch debunks some of the biggest myths you hear about it today.

Mental Health is a Global Issue

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Here’s how neuroscience can cross international boundaries

If You’re Considering Suicide

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“A few years ago, I was seriously depressed, looking for a reason to stay alive. I couldn’t find one. Now I’d like to help others.”

Bullying Meets Its Match

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After years of abuse at school, Claire Tietgen wanted to die. Now, though, she’s found a reason for living thanks to Mixed Martial Arts.

Therapy Through Nature

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When the darkness of negative emotions hangs heavy, there are few things that lift those clouds better than getting out into nature.

The Nightmare of Suicide — Six Things You Need to Know

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Loss from suicide is a persistent grief. The good news is that you will survive the pain. Here are six things you need to know, from a man who lost his friend who also happens to be a cop.

They Loved Their Son So Much, They Killed Their Daughter: a Requiem for Leelah

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The death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn has stunned America and leaves many questions. Writer Rob Watson compares the reaction to that of the slain Matthew Shepard, and pays tribute to a young life, gone too soon.

To Anyone Struggling With Depression

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If you, or someone you know, is in the dark, lonely world that depression takes you to, please read this. You will get through this.

The Missing Education of Boys

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Why current practices in education forecast a disaster for boys.

Ronin Shimizu Did Not Need to Die

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What we need to learn from a 12-year-old boy’s tragic suicide.

Things You Might Have Missed

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Looking for something to sink your mind into? See what our writers and fans are recommending on Twitter.

Shia LaBeouf Says He Was Raped. Will Anyone Listen?

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Andrew Smiler discusses ways in which male stereotypes make it hard to care that LaBeouf was raped.

Dear Parents: Your Teenager Needs To Learn About Depression—Before It’s Too Late

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Danny Baker on why talking to your teen about depression could be the difference between life and death.