REWIND

Uncomfortably Numb: Inside Gaza's Opioid Addiction Crisis

In Palestine, the struggle to cope with the Israeli occupation leads many to become addicted to prescription drugs.

Asia

Kashmir lockdown limits people's access to mental healthcare

Doctors are now warning that India's recent move revoking autonomy in Indian-administered Kashmir and its security lockdown are limiting people's access to mental healthcare services.

Environment

Is 'climate grief' a path towards healing the world?

Healthcare professionals face new challenge to tackle anxiety spurred by impact of climate change events and their reporting.

Is 'climate grief' a path towards healing the world?

In the Field

'I don't want to quit': Treating gaming addiction in Japan

With more and more young people addicted to online video games, is there a way to treat the disease?

Mental health

Surviving migrant shelters, US detention with a mental illness

Healthcare workers say many asylum seekers suffer from mental illnesses but most go untreated due to limited resources.

Surviving migrant shelters, US detention with a mental illness

People & Power

West Africa's Opioid Crisis

In Nigeria, prescription drugs are being taken in life-threatening doses by millions in search of a fix.

India

After losing father, activist leads fight against farmer suicide

Kiranjit's farmer father died facing crippling debt. Now she's an activist working to reduce the suicide rate in Punjab.

After losing father, activist leads fight against farmer suicide

Health

What is the 'death positive' movement?

FUNerals, coffin clubs, and death cafes are just a few ways people are embracing their mortality.

What is the 'death positive' movement?

AJ Impact

San Diego, Portland, San Fran top US list for work-life balance

New survey from mobile tech company looks at urban wellbeing, livability and workforce happiness.

San Diego, Portland, San Fran top US list for work-life balance

Health

Is Nigeria facing a mental health crisis?

Experts discuss ways to close a gap in therapy care.

Is Nigeria facing a mental health crisis?

Social media

Social media use linked to depression in teens: study

Increased screen time on social media and TV linked to depression, but playing video games make 'one more happy'.

Social media use linked to depression in teens: study

India

Why does India account for 37 percent of female suicides?

Attempting suicide was decriminalised in India in 2017, but experts say more needs to be done to challenge stigma.

Why does India account for 37 percent of female suicides?

Myanmar

Stress of return stalks Myanmar refugees in Thai border camps

Report says mental health crisis surges in refugee camps after cuts to aid and end of resettlement programmes.

Stress of return stalks Myanmar refugees in Thai border camps

Europe

'Ethnicity has an impact on experience of loneliness'

New research says people from BAME backgrounds may be more vulnerable to loneliness and face barriers in accessing help.

Why are British ethnic minorities more likely to be lonely?

Scotland

'We can't grieve properly, we don't know the truth'

Sheku Bayoh's relatives still searching for answers after black trainee gas engineer died in police custody in Scotland.

Sheku Bayoh: The death of a black man in Scottish police custody