Mental health
Mental health

Mental health

12 October 2016

Stop telling kids they’re mentally ill

Many ‘mental-health problems’ are just normal childhood experiences.

3 October 2016

Being mentally ill: the new normal?

Everyday challenges are being rebranded psychological crises.

21 September 2016

Teaching students to be mentally ill

The obsession with ‘student stress’ makes campus life dull and censorious.

26 August 2016

The madness of Vincent Van Gogh

A new exhibition explores the Dutch master’s psychological torment.

8 June 2016

What’s behind the anxiety epidemic?

The mainstreaming of the politics of fear has fuelled social angst.

14 May 2016

‘The obsession with mental health is bad for everyone’

Sally Satel explains how therapy culture makes us sick.

The campus mental-health myth

Being a bit stressed out doesn't make you mentally ill.

19 April 2016

‘Students must challenge the cult of psychic vulnerability’

Listen to Brendan O'Neill's introduction to our student free-speech meet-up.