A mobile phone next to a cigarette and a brain


    Verywell covers the latest studies, recommendations, and trending topics that matter to you. Our content is supported with research and expert insights and fact-checked for accuracy.
    Two young boys playing in the front yard of a house
    Adverse Childhood Experiences Linked to Justice System Contact
    A happy couple hands their passport to an airport worker.
    Frequent Travel Can Make for Happier Life, Study Shows
    Darryl Strawberry is the mentally strong person of the week.
    Mentally Strong Person of the Week: World Series Champion Darryl Strawberry
    drawing of people using a dating app
    Dating Apps Don't Inhibit Love, Study Finds
    man looking at reflection in a CD
    Mental Health Is an Increasing Focus in Rap Lyrics—What That Means for Listeners
    man drinking a cup of tea and smiling
    Dry January: The Benefits of a Month Without Alcohol
    James Altucher is the mentally strong person of the week.
    Mentally Strong Person of the Week: James Altucher
    sad woman wearing a mask
    America's Mental Health Is the Lowest it's Been in Two Decades
    woman drinking green smoothie after yoga
    Diet, Exercise, and Sleep Are Pillars of Mental Health, Study Finds
    Woman postmenopause
    New Links Between Inflammation, Menopause, and Depression, Research Finds
    Feeling restless is a common problem.
    Ask a Therapist: How Can I Stop Feeling Restless and Unproductive?
    Motiff is the metnally strong person of the week.
    Mentally Strong Person of the Week: Motiff
    student loan illustratoin
    For Many Borrowers, Student Loans Are a Mental Health Crisis
    Loneliness during coronavirus
    The 2020 Verywell Mind Year-in-Review
    Sprinter woman at start position, Ready to run
    Are You Making a New Year's Resolution This Year? Readers Weigh In
    Woman sitting solemnly in hallway
    PTSD and Depression Increase Early Mortality Risk
    Sleep trouble and high stress often go together.
    Ask a Therapist: What Can I Do to Sleep Better and Feel Less Stressed?
    Woman practicing mindfulness
    Meditation May Ease Migraine Symptoms, Study Shows
    Woman's hand writing 2021 resolutions
    Why It's Okay to Break Your New Year's Resolutions
    Danica McKellar is the mentally strong person of the week.
    Mentally Strong Person of the Week: Danica McKellar
    male manager ignoring depressed coworker
    Male Managers Hold Greater Stigmas Against Workplace Depression, Study Says
    Getty Images
    Teens With Body Image Concerns At Risk for Depression
    A young lesbian couple lays on a blanket together in a park.
    New Educational Model for Teaching Sexual Consent Embraced by Young People, Study Finds
    Woman at protest
    What to Know About the 2020 APA Stress in America Report
    Remote learning is tough for many kids.
    Ask a Therapist: How Do I Help My Kids Cope With Pandemic Stress?
    Pregnant woman looking out window and holding coffee cup
    Suicidal Thoughts On the Rise a Year Before and After Birth
    Man wearing a suit has blue light projecting dots and lines on his face
    Extreme Biohacking: Self-Improvement or Mental Health Concern?
    Young girl using her phone while lying down
    Digital Self-Harm Is on the Rise, Study Shows
    Nora McInerny is the mentally strong person of the week.
    Mentally Strong Person of the Week: Nora McInerny
    cbd oil
    CBD Doesn't Impair Driving, New Study Finds
    A black person using a wheelchair gives a presentation to colleagues at work.
    Diversity and Inclusion Are Key to Improving Longevity Fitness, Report Finds
    Be firm when family tries to guilt you into doing things.
    Ask a Therapist: How Can I Deal With Pressure to See Family for the Holidays?
    A young girl with black hair working on a computer with wireless headphones in.
    Earlier Intervention Is Needed for Children at Risk for Self-Harm
    sad woman
    Divorce Conflict Strains Mental and Physical Health, Study Shows
    Dan Harris is the Mentally Strong Person of the Week
    Mentally Strong Person of the Week: Dan Harris
    man and woman arguing in the kitchen
    New Research Explains How to Deal With Defensive Behavior in Emotional Times
    Watching your sister move out might feel sad.
    Ask a Therapist: Should I Feel Bad for Telling My Sister to Move Out?
    Older woman seeing doctor
    Researchers Confirm Link Between Alzheimer’s and Gut Microbiota
    Ally Brooke
    Mentally Strong Person of the Week: Ally Brooke
    virtual reality nature experience
    Virtual Reality Experiences May Have Mood-Boosting Benefits
    Two white gay men walk down a dirt road while holding hands and smiling.
    Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People May Face Higher Dementia Risk Later in Life
    Anxious woman reading notes outside an office full of people
    Mindfulness Might Not Remedy Stress How You'd Expect, Study Suggests
    person putting small back of white powder into their back pocket
    It's Been a Landmark Year for Drug Decriminalization: Here's Why That Matters
    Elderly man sitting alone at home
    Most Older Adults Won’t Seek Help For Depression, Survey Finds
    woman wearing a mask walking in a polluted city
    Major Link Found Between Air Pollution and Neurological Disorders
    holiday loneliness
    The Holidays Could Feel Lonelier This Year Due to COVID-19, Here's How to Cope
    is 2020 the worst year ever?
    Is 2020 Turning Us All Into Pessimists?
    drawing of woman sitting in inner tube listening to music
    This Is Why You Get Chills While Listening to Your Favorite Song
    Relaxed young woman sitting on the floor at home listening to music
    Your Birth Control Won’t Cause Depression, Study Finds
    psilocybin mushrooms
    Psilocybin Effective for Treating Major Depressive Disorder, Research Suggests
    Two businesswomen look up at screen. One is holding an iPad.
    Paid Employment May Protect Women's Memory Later in Life, Study Finds
    drawing of old people playing cards together
    Social Engagement Promotes Brain Health in Older Adults, Research Shows
    veteran CIH therapy illo
    Yoga, Tai Chi, and Meditation Provide Relief for Veterans with Chronic Pain and PTSD
    Getty Images
    Virtual Reality May Boost Success of Eating Disorder Telehealth Treatment
    A white man with facial hair lies in bed looking at his smart phone screen.
    Social Anxiety and Depression Linked to Dating App Usage, Study Finds
    A young, transgender person of color with short hair colored green smiles and looks away from the camera. They are wearing a purple shirt
    Earlier Access to Gender-Affirming Care Improves Mental Health Outcomes for Trans Youth
    E-cigarettes May Help You Quit Smoking, But Carry Their Own Risks
    staying mentally strong after the election
    How to Stay Mentally Strong When Your Candidate Loses the Election
    online therapy
    A Verywell Report: Americans Find Strength in Online Therapy
    family walking at night
    Daylight Savings Time Just Ended, Here's How to Cope With Less Sunlight