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A drug that works differently from all existing depression drugs just got a big boost

Sage's new antidepressant may be called a "blockbuster" for good reason: it appears to be the first to differ significantly from 35 years worth of treatments.

A Silicon Valley startup that pioneered a new way to fight diabetes is tackling depression after its CEO noticed a disturbing trend

Omada Health told Business Insider it's expanding beyond treating diseases like diabetes and high cholesterol, and is now tackling depression and anxiety.

I tried a science-backed eating plan tied to a better mood and longer life — and never felt like I was dieting

I tried the Mediterranean diet, a whole-foods meal plan based on vegetables, fish, and healthy fats like those from olive oil and avocados. Here's how to try it and what to know if you're a beginner.

The teenager who will graduate from Harvard at 16 had a ‘midlife crisis’ in the fifth grade

Braxton Moral, 16, will graduate from Harvard in May. Like many other gifted teenagers, he experienced existential depression when he was younger.
December 21 is the darkest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.

The darkest day of the year is here — here are some science-backed ways to fight winter blues

Psychologists debate whether Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is real. But they agree on a few ways to maintain mental health in the dark of winter.

A fresh crop of promising drugs is poised to change the way depression is treated for the first time in decades. Here are the ones to watch in 2019.

Researchers are on the hunt for better drugs to treat depression, a leading cause of disability worldwide. Promising options include ketamine and psilocybin.
Congressman-elect and Navy veteran Dan Crenshaw reached out to Pete Davidson after the "SNL" star posted a disturbing note on Instagram over the weekend.

The Texas Republican war veteran that Pete Davidson mocked on ‘SNL’ reached out to the comedian after his concerning Instagram post

Pete Davidson previously joked that Congressman-elect Dan Crenshaw looked like a "hitman from a porno." Davidson has since apologized.

A new company just launched that can detect depression based on the sound of your voice — here’s how it works

Behavioral health-tech startup Cogito has spun out a new company focused on detecting mental illnesses like depression based on the sound of your voice.
There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding depression.

10 common questions about depression, answered

To help you get a better understanding, we've compiled 10 of the most asked questions – and their answers – about depression.
Thinking about the work week ahead can stress you out, but it doesn't have to.

The ‘Sunday Scaries’ are real, but there’s an easy way to get over them

The 'Sunday Scaries' are a common feeling, but they don't have to ruin your week. INSIDER spoke with Dr. Deborah Serani to see how to get over them.