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Hailey and Justin Bieber.

Newlyweds Justin and Hailey Bieber Are Lonely and Depressed — And That’s Totally Normal

While Justin has said nothing about the trigger of his depression, experts say it’s not at all uncommon for newlyweds like the Biebers to experience depression or loneliness.

Man with bipolar disorder no longer interested in playing the piano.

10 Signs of Bipolar Disorder

We know the stereotypes of bipolar disorder. But are they accurate? Therese Borchard highlights 10 common red flags of bipolar disorder, including realistic examples.

Welcoming estranged family.

Tips for Reaching Out to an Estranged Family Member During the Holidays

Is it possible to reconnect with an estranged family member? Patient advocate Mike Veny offers five tips to decide and instructions on how best to do it.

Man discussion prostate cancer with his doctor.

Prostate Cancer and Your Mental Health

Men with prostate cancer suffer high rates of depression and anxiety. Here's why mental haelth care is an important part of your treatment plan.

Woman using a virtual reality simulator.

Virtual Reality Can Make You More Compassionate, Study Shows

Individuals who participated in a VR experience saw what it would be like to lose their homes and jobs, and therefore developed longer-lasting compassion toward homeless people.

Young couple talking to sex therapist.

What Does a Sex Therapist Do, Anyway?

Seeking help for sexual problems can be daunting, but a qualified therapist can help you on your path to a happier, healthier sex life.

Feet of woman sitting on a bed near a window.

Depressed After Sex? You’re Not Alone

Does sex leave you feeling sad, anxious, or irritable? You may be experiencing postcoital dysphoria.

Group of young, happy, strong, black friends taking a selfie.

7 Ways to Beat Mental Health Stigma in the Black Community

The combined stigmas of being depressed and black can make getting the right care extremely challenging. Mike Veny offers seven ways to combat the stigma.

Pulling a piece from a Jenga tower.

Depression and Anxiety: Feel Like You're Falling Apart?

Read tips on how to keep it together when your world feels like it's crumbling. From self-care to better boundaries, you can build resiliency.

Victory in morning sun.

Race and Depression: How I Became the Strong, Black Man I Am Today

Get inspired by this story about a brave man who persevered through the double discriminations and stigma of race and mental illness to become even stronger.