When YouTuber Logan Paul bumbled into Aokigahara to make a ‘cool video,’ he rode roughshod over the complex politics of mental health and suicide in a nation with the sixth-highest suicide rate in the world.
This week Global Comment’s editors are enjoying thought-provoking profiles of people from all walks of life.
Think ‘happy pills’ make people weak, violent, or dull? Think again, and stop perpetuating mental health stigma.
Universal basic income could be the solution to America’s mental health crisis. Is the nation ready for such a radical policy shift?
Gillian Fairgreave tried to commit suicide: British officials responded by jailing her. The nation’s effective criminalisation of her mental illness is poor policy, and it will endanger future patients in similar situations.
A decade of statistically unusual suicides in the reality television industry is pointing to something deeply wrong: Why are people like Alexa McAllister and Joseph Cerniglia dying for fame?
Research suggests the climate effect was undeniably stronger than the effect of unemployment.
The child rights spotlight is firmly on Ireland at the moment.