Director Roberto Berliner’s quietly scrutinizing camera brings the life of famed psychiatrist Dr. Nise da Silveira — a pioneer in moving away from ice-pick lobotomies to more humane, expressive therapies — to life in "Nise: The Heart of Madness."Read more »
Unfortunately, this shift in what is and is not acceptable to say has created a dangerously misguided flipside, specifically when well-meaning people discourage others from saying that they feel depressed or anxious when they “don’t really mean it.”Read more »
Celebrities’ experiences are not representative of much of the population, and resources are easily available to them. Even though famous people should still be honest about their problems, they should bring these topics to the table without being the predominant voices of these issues.Read more »
Students find that the school's wellness center does not help them enough with finding mental health care.Read more »
James Franco and Pamela Romanowsky’s latest directing venture "The Institute" is less of a thriller than the same-old psych ward mystery flick, though its twist ending keeps it from being a copycat work.Read more »
Health comes from the ethereal to very physical — whether a motivational quote gets you through the day or slipping on a condom gets you through the night, many factors help college students simply survive the day-to-day grind of school, work and everything in between. While neither the wide-eyed...
To better the community by decreasing mental illness and promoting physical activity, NYU should change their housing policy to allow pets in residence halls.Read more »
"The Edge of Seventeen" takes the age-old teen film genre and refreshes it with not just a visually striking but powerfully relevant look at teenage-hood in the modern age.Read more »
It's no secret that college students face stress on a near-daily basis. The pressures to succeed can sometime be too much of a weight to bear, pushing some students to a breaking point. Other students, meanwhile, come into NYU already grappling with issues of mental health and figuring out how to cope...
Anna Letson To someone outside the school, mentioning the words “mental health” and “NYU” in the same breath might evoke memories of news headlines from the early 2000s, when six students committed suicide in the span of a single year. To someone who knows the school, though — whether it’s a student or...
Athletes put their bodies through massive amounts of pain and stress, but little attention is given to the pain and stress of the mind.Read more »
Famed ballerina Vaslav Nijinsky's diaries were brought to something more than life on Monday night's reading by actor Paul Giamatti.Read more »