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Charlamagne Says He Canceled Kanye Interview Because Kanye’s Off His Meds
“I think he needs to figure that out.”
Fyre Festival Founder Says Mental Illness Led Him to Commit Fraud
He has “delusional beliefs” according to a psych report.
behind the scenes
’s Creators Approached Mental Illness
Cary Joji Fukunaga and Patrick Somerville on therapy, world-building delusions, and the message of their bizarre Netflix show.
everything we learned
Everything We Learned From Kanye’s Revealing Charlamagne Tha God Interview
Obama, Trump, Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, the Harriet Tubman $20 bill, and so, so, so much more.
Dwayne Johnson Discusses Dealing With Depression: ‘We All Go Through the Sludge’
In a recent interview, the
actor opened up about witnessing his mother attempt suicide when he was 15.
’s Depiction of Mental Illness Means to Me
Season three has been a revelation for its honest depiction of mental illness.
Fans Honored Carrie Fisher by Opening Up About Mental Illness on Social Media
Fisher proposed a “Bipolar Pride Day” in
What TV Gets Wrong About Mental Illness
Despite some bright spots, most TV shows still don’t understand mental illness.
Making Mental Illness Funny
Mental illness is a tricky subject. It’s something that we still know relatively little about, even though it affects millions of people […]
John Green Discusses Dealing With Mental Illness
“People get better every day. Of course, they get sick, too.”
2015: The Year Mental Illness Finally Got Some Respect on TV
Mental health on TV has been enjoying a quiet transformation in recent years, and in 2015, the change grew louder.
get well soon
Sinead O’Connor’s Facebook Page Disabled After Apparent Second Suicide Note
She reportedly wrote, “I want my right to die and I will claim it.”
The Altruism of Comedy
How one writer credits comedian Maria Bamford with reinvigorating her will to live and banishing the shame associated with mental illness.
Maria Bamford and the Cathartic Comedy of Mental Illness
Maria Bamford is launching a revolution from her microphone. In less than two years, Bamford has survived the death of her best friend — […]
The Uneasy Relationship Between Mental Illness and Comedy
I had to take a Xanax to write this article. My anxiety makes it hard to start; my depression and self-doubt make it hard to come to any […]
Maria Bamford Tries to Find the Humor in Mental Illness
“Yeah. I have a joke about how people don’t talk about mental illness the way they do other regular illnesses. ‘Well, apparently Jeff has […]