While not the first such minister, the loneliness epidemic in Japan will make this one the hardest working.
As a new industry emerges, therapists need to be educated.
Textual analysis of social media posts finds users' anxiety and suicide-risk levels are rising, among other negative trends.
A new study pushes back on psychiatry industry talking points.
As little as an extra dollar could mean a significant decrease in suicide rates.
Researchers say further research is needed, though.
A new study shows that nearly 40 percent of Americans report being stressed out by U.S. politics.
Suicide rates in Puerto Rico have risen by a third since Hurricane Maria.
The "dangerous people" framework is a myth.
New research shows elevated risks of anxiety, depression, and suicide linked to perfectionism.
Taking care of our minds is an often neglected aspect of aging. What are we going to do about it?
A new study, led by psychologist Jean Twenge, points to the screen as the problem.
Americans lost $116.9 billion gambling in 2016.
New research from the University of Buffalo makes the case for the smartphone.
We often think only of grown ups taking pills, this study reminds us children can take them too.
Ketamine is showing promise in alleviating suicidal thoughts.
Beyond trigger warnings and safe spaces lies an entire population that espouses victimhood in all walks of life.
Hint: They hold off on talking about their alien god until much later.
What's the secret language of depression?
Though the sample size was small, the results are compelling.
A study from Florida State University sheds light on the sudden urge some people feel to jump from a high place.
A team of researchers analyzed 1,280 suicide notes written between 2000 and 2009 to seek a new prevention strategy.