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Men­tal health

TagLast edit: 13 Jan 2022 17:45 UTC by Leo

This entry discusses mental health as a cause area. For mental health within the effective altruism community, see effective altruism lifestyle or self-care.

Mental health issues cause an enormous amount of suffering on a global scale, and could be just as promising a target for charitable intervention as many other effective altruist cause areas.

Further detail

Mental health problems are conditions such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia. It is unclear precisely what percent of the DALY burden worldwide they represent. While some research has indicated they make up about 7% of the worldwide DALY burden, other researchers have suggested that the 7% figure may underestimate the true burden of mental health in a variety of ways, and that the actual figure may be nearly double that.[1]

Mental health problems are typically neglected, particularly in the developing world, and there are very few charities working in the area. Giving What We Can conducted an evaluation of Basic Needs, a charity that implements community-based mental health projects, concluding that it was promising but not as cost-effective as GiveWell ’s recommended charities.[2]

Some people care about making everyone happier and more satisfied with their life, over and above treating medical disorders. A few members of the effective altruism community have argued that interventions aimed at increasing happiness may be more cost-effective than global poverty interventions.[3]

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  1. ^

    Vigo, Daniel, Graham Thornicroft & Rifat Atun (2016) Estimating the true global burden of mental illness, The Lancet Psychiatry, vol. 3, pp. 171–178.

  2. ^

    Snowden, James & Konstantin Sietzy (2016) Mental health, Giving What We Can, February 8.

  3. ^

    Plant, Michael (2016) Is effective altruism overlooking human happiness and mental health? I argue it is, Effective Altruism Forum, June 22.

Prob­lem area re­port: men­tal health

CaitlinWalker20 May 2021 11:20 UTC
74 points
10 comments3 min readEA link

Founders Pledge Re­port: Psychedelic-As­sisted Men­tal Health Treatments

AidanGoth30 Sep 2020 13:28 UTC
59 points
18 comments4 min readEA link
(founderspledge.com)

AMA: Tim Fer­riss, Michael Pol­lan, and Dr. Matthew W. John­son on psychedelics re­search and philanthropy

Aaron Gertler13 May 2021 17:48 UTC
149 points
181 comments3 min readEA link

HLI’s Men­tal Health Pro­gramme Eval­u­a­tion Pro­ject—Up­date on the First Round of Evaluation

Jasper Synowski10 Jun 2020 16:45 UTC
61 points
9 comments8 min readEA link

Effec­tive al­tru­ism’s odd at­ti­tude to men­tal health

MichaelPlant29 Apr 2022 8:57 UTC
105 points
25 comments2 min readEA link

Us­ing Ibo­gaine to Create Friendlier Opioids

qfrerichs6 Aug 2019 21:31 UTC
26 points
3 comments5 min readEA link

Cash prizes for the best ar­gu­ments against psychedelics be­ing an EA cause area

Milan_Griffes10 May 2019 18:13 UTC
51 points
123 comments13 min readEA link

Treat­ing Cluster Headaches Us­ing N,N-DMT and Other Tryptamines

qfrerichs6 Aug 2019 5:02 UTC
38 points
2 comments10 min readEA link

Affec­tive fore­cast­ing: The challenge of pre­dict­ing fu­ture feel­ings and the im­pli­ca­tions for global pri­ori­ties research

Matt Coleman17 Feb 2022 20:36 UTC
53 points
3 comments21 min readEA link

Eval­u­at­ing StrongMinds: how strong is the ev­i­dence?

JoelMcGuire19 Jan 2023 0:12 UTC
118 points
54 comments5 min readEA link

[Linkpost] World Men­tal Health Re­port: Trans­form­ing Men­tal Health for All

Barry Grimes17 Jun 2022 14:49 UTC
8 points
5 comments1 min readEA link
(www.who.int)

Prob­lem Pro­file of Men­tal Health in the Philippines

rikaela8 Feb 2021 4:29 UTC
13 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Jasper Synowski and Clare Don­ald­son: Iden­ti­fy­ing the most cost-effec­tive pro­grammes to im­prove men­tal health

EA Global21 Aug 2020 21:36 UTC
14 points
0 comments16 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

EA read­ing list: global de­vel­op­ment and men­tal health

richard_ngo3 Aug 2020 11:53 UTC
17 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

The effect of cash trans­fers on sub­jec­tive well-be­ing and men­tal health

JoelMcGuire20 Nov 2020 18:12 UTC
71 points
9 comments6 min readEA link

Five New EA Char­i­ties with High Po­ten­tial for Impact

Joey14 Oct 2020 12:15 UTC
132 points
14 comments6 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing the launch of the Hap­pier Lives Institute

MichaelPlant19 Jun 2019 15:40 UTC
133 points
44 comments4 min readEA link

Re­duc­ing night­mares as a cause area

Drew Housman18 Jul 2022 20:29 UTC
160 points
45 comments2 min readEA link

Re­sources On Men­tal Health And Find­ing A Therapist

lynettebye22 Feb 2021 3:31 UTC
98 points
9 comments5 min readEA link

Sleep: effec­tive ways to im­prove it

Ben Williamson15 Nov 2021 14:42 UTC
130 points
61 comments12 min readEA link

Men­tal Health Shal­low Review

Elizabeth20 Nov 2017 18:34 UTC
43 points
30 comments10 min readEA link

Why Char­ity En­trepreneur­ship is Re­search­ing Men­tal Health and Hap­piness

GeorgeBridgwater17 Feb 2020 8:51 UTC
31 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Up­date from the Hap­pier Lives Institute

ClareDonaldson30 Apr 2020 15:04 UTC
83 points
5 comments7 min readEA link

Un­der­in­vest­ment at the top: what I dis­cov­ered coach­ing a dozen EA leaders

Tee1 Apr 2022 12:36 UTC
95 points
19 comments34 min readEA link

Donat­ing money, buy­ing hap­piness: new meta-analy­ses com­par­ing the cost-effec­tive­ness of cash trans­fers and psy­chother­apy in terms of sub­jec­tive well-being

MichaelPlant25 Oct 2021 15:38 UTC
152 points
46 comments18 min readEA link

Why SoGive is pub­lish­ing an in­de­pen­dent eval­u­a­tion of StrongMinds

ishaan17 Mar 2023 22:46 UTC
97 points
0 comments6 min readEA link

Aiming for the min­i­mum of self-care is dangerous

Tessa9 Dec 2021 21:27 UTC
208 points
31 comments6 min readEA link

StrongMinds should not be a top-rated char­ity (yet)

Simon_M27 Dec 2022 23:53 UTC
331 points
127 comments6 min readEA link
(simonm.substack.com)

Health and hap­piness re­search top­ics—Part 2: The HALY+: Im­prov­ing prefer­ence-based health metrics

Derek3 Jan 2021 15:08 UTC
56 points
3 comments73 min readEA link

Health and hap­piness re­search top­ics—Part 1: Back­ground on QALYs and DALYs

Derek9 Dec 2020 0:38 UTC
122 points
8 comments61 min readEA link

Up­dates from the Men­tal Health Fun­der’s Circle

wtroy24 Feb 2023 19:42 UTC
73 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Stress—effec­tive ways to re­duce it

Ben Williamson21 Dec 2021 14:50 UTC
75 points
22 comments12 min readEA link

Vida Plena Pre­dic­tive Cost-Effec­tive­ness Analysis

Samuel Dupret26 Dec 2022 5:43 UTC
47 points
2 comments12 min readEA link

Why I don’t agree with HLI’s es­ti­mate of house­hold spillovers from therapy

JamesSnowden24 Feb 2023 18:18 UTC
306 points
10 comments5 min readEA link

2020 Top Char­ity Ideas—Char­ity Entrepreneurship

KarolinaSarek18 Aug 2020 14:37 UTC
85 points
6 comments16 min readEA link

Michael Plant: What are the best ways to im­prove world hap­piness?

EA Global3 Nov 2017 7:43 UTC
8 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Book Re­view: Lost Connections

Sam Enright20 Jul 2021 15:20 UTC
15 points
0 comments15 min readEA link

[Cause Ex­plo­ra­tion Prizes] Why we should work on pre­vent­ing suicide

Lydia Field11 Aug 2022 10:50 UTC
22 points
3 comments16 min readEA link

Assess­ment of Hap­pier Lives In­sti­tute’s Cost-Effec­tive­ness Anal­y­sis of StrongMinds

GiveWell22 Mar 2023 17:04 UTC
236 points
56 comments23 min readEA link
(www.givewell.org)

[Cause Ex­plo­ra­tion Prizes] Men­tal health di­ag­nos­tic system

EmmiPosio23 Aug 2022 11:38 UTC
12 points
0 comments8 min readEA link

Do­ing Good Badly? - Michael Plant’s the­sis, Chap­ters 5,6 on Cause Pri­ori­ti­za­tion

EdoArad4 Mar 2021 16:57 UTC
75 points
16 comments7 min readEA link

Cause pro­file: men­tal health

MichaelPlant31 Dec 2018 12:09 UTC
135 points
31 comments24 min readEA link

[Question] Re­sources around shame and striv­ing and EA

Nathan Young12 Oct 2021 9:11 UTC
28 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Why isn’t GV psychedelics grant­mak­ing housed un­der Open Phil?

Milan_Griffes5 May 2019 17:10 UTC
17 points
17 comments1 min readEA link

Off Road: Pro­ce­du­ral Ex­ec­u­tive Func­tion, Part 1

Daystar Eld4 Jul 2022 18:50 UTC
28 points
0 comments13 min readEA link
(daystareld.com)

TIO: A men­tal health chatbot

Sanjay12 Oct 2020 20:52 UTC
24 points
6 comments28 min readEA link

Coun­ter­pro­duc­tive EA men­tal health ad­vice (and what to say in­stead)

Ada-Maaria Hyvärinen10 Oct 2022 16:20 UTC
56 points
8 comments6 min readEA link

[Feed­back Re­quest] Prob­lem Pro­file of Men­tal Health in the Philippines

rikaela20 Dec 2020 8:04 UTC
33 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

What Is Most Im­por­tant For Your Pro­duc­tivity?

lynettebye13 Jun 2022 17:12 UTC
73 points
5 comments10 min readEA link

In­ter­gen­er­a­tional trauma im­ped­ing co­op­er­a­tive ex­is­ten­tial safety efforts

Andrew Critch3 Jun 2022 17:27 UTC
82 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

Altru­ism Coach

raypsyd2 Oct 2019 21:12 UTC
61 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Psychedelics Normalization

andzuck26 Apr 2019 2:50 UTC
52 points
26 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] How do we cre­ate a cul­ture of am­bi­tion with­out de­te­ri­o­rat­ing the com­mu­nity’s men­tal health?

Max Görlitz30 Apr 2022 7:50 UTC
71 points
10 comments2 min readEA link

OPIS ini­ti­a­tive on ac­cess to psilo­cy­bin for cluster headaches

jonleighton10 Sep 2020 8:22 UTC
57 points
5 comments3 min readEA link

[Question] Pros/​cons of fund­ing more re­search on whether psychedelics in­crease al­tru­ism?

nonzerosum21 Jun 2019 23:07 UTC
11 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Launch­ing a donor cir­cle for men­tal health

Joey24 Jun 2022 14:44 UTC
108 points
5 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] Recom­mend Us Use­ful Re­sources on Men­tal Health

tereziekosik14 Jan 2022 16:06 UTC
24 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Pre­sent­ing: 2022 In­cu­bated Char­i­ties (Char­ity En­trepreneur­ship)

KarolinaSarek8 Dec 2022 18:12 UTC
293 points
9 comments7 min readEA link

Anti-trib­al­ism and pos­i­tive men­tal health as high-value cause areas

Kaj_Sotala17 Oct 2017 11:10 UTC
24 points
31 comments2 min readEA link

De­brief: “cash prizes for the best ar­gu­ments against psychedelics”

Milan_Griffes14 Jul 2019 17:04 UTC
47 points
20 comments3 min readEA link

The com­mu­nity health team’s work on in­ter­per­sonal harm in the com­mu­nity

Julia_Wise19 Aug 2022 2:58 UTC
277 points
16 comments13 min readEA link

ESH—A guide to form­ing habits you’ll keep

Ben Williamson8 Mar 2022 9:49 UTC
33 points
2 comments11 min readEA link

My ex­pe­rience ex­per­i­ment­ing with a bunch of an­tide­pres­sants I’d never heard of

Luisa_Rodriguez19 Oct 2022 17:35 UTC
242 points
50 comments9 min readEA link

EA Com­mu­nity Men­tal Health Survey

Bary Levi8 Jul 2022 23:50 UTC
4 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Men­tal Health in the United Arab Emirates

ea nyuad30 May 2022 15:53 UTC
27 points
0 comments11 min readEA link

Blame­wor­thi­ness for Avoid­able Psy­cholog­i­cal Harms

Cullen9 Feb 2021 2:46 UTC
38 points
13 comments9 min readEA link

[Link] Philan­thropy, psychedelics and effec­tive altruism

andzuck22 May 2019 5:54 UTC
11 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Shifts in sub­jec­tive well-be­ing scales?

Milan_Griffes18 Aug 2020 18:27 UTC
31 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

Sex work as part of men­tal health and wellbe­ing ser­vices

Mary 3 Mar 2022 5:59 UTC
47 points
9 comments2 min readEA link

Leah Utya­sheva: Prevent­ing deaths from pes­ti­cide self-poisoning

EA Global3 Nov 2017 7:43 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

[Link] How to con­tribute to the psychedelics ecosystem

John_Maxwell28 Sep 2019 1:55 UTC
10 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Friend­ship For­ever (new EA cause area?)

rogersbacon115 Nov 2022 16:51 UTC
87 points
13 comments13 min readEA link
(www.secretorum.life)

Goals of the EA Men­tal Health Nav­i­ga­tor Ser­vice for the next 6 months (look­ing for vol­un­teers!)

Emily30 Nov 2021 13:09 UTC
34 points
1 comment4 min readEA link

An eval­u­a­tion of Mind Ease, an anti-anx­iety app

Hauke Hillebrandt26 Jul 2021 11:35 UTC
70 points
6 comments5 min readEA link

[Cause Ex­plo­ra­tion Prizes] Ex­pand Ac­cess to ADHD Treat­ment and Fund more Research

DeeptiBoddapati31 Aug 2022 19:15 UTC
15 points
1 comment30 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing Vida Plena: the first Latin Amer­i­can or­ga­ni­za­tion in­cu­bated by Char­ity Entrepreneurship

Joy Bittner26 Dec 2022 5:41 UTC
166 points
6 comments11 min readEA link

Shal­low in­ves­ti­ga­tion: Loneliness

Em6 Feb 2023 17:20 UTC
149 points
13 comments30 min readEA link

New cause area: Im­prov­ing di­ag­no­sis and treat­ment of bipo­lar spec­trum disorders

Karolina Soltys12 Aug 2022 9:08 UTC
38 points
13 comments19 min readEA link

How to Choose the Op­ti­mal Med­i­ta­tion Practice

oliverbramford18 Mar 2022 17:11 UTC
19 points
1 comment5 min readEA link

Effec­tive­ness of Med­i­cal Trails and Dona­tions

julian19615 Nov 2022 15:17 UTC
5 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

EA Men­tal Health Care Nav­i­ga­tor Pilot

Danica_Wilbanks31 Oct 2019 4:47 UTC
47 points
5 comments6 min readEA link

Notes on sup­port­ing Hap­pier Lives Institute

Pawel Sysiak6 Oct 2022 13:01 UTC
20 points
2 comments6 min readEA link

For the men­tal health of those af­fected by the FTX crisis...

Daystar Eld11 Nov 2022 10:04 UTC
122 points
1 comment2 min readEA link

Mea­sur­ing Good Better

Barry Grimes20 Sep 2022 15:06 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

SBF x LoL

NicholasKross15 Nov 2022 20:24 UTC
−1 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Sasha Chapin on bad so­cial norms in EA

CharlieRS18 Nov 2021 12:18 UTC
48 points
22 comments5 min readEA link

EARa­dio In­ter­view: Could treat­ing de­pres­sion be a top in­ter­ven­tion?

Peter1 Sep 2022 22:31 UTC
3 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.earad.io)

In­tro­duc­ing Effec­tive Self-Help

Ben Williamson6 Jan 2022 13:11 UTC
108 points
18 comments22 min readEA link

De­pres­sion and psychedelics—an anony­mous blog proposal

anonEAmouse22 Jun 2022 14:21 UTC
24 points
3 comments3 min readEA link

2022 Men­tal Health Nav­i­ga­tor Progress Report

Emily16 Apr 2022 14:02 UTC
12 points
1 comment6 min readEA link

Cause Ex­plo­ra­tion: Sup­port for Men­tal Health Carers

Yuval Shapira14 Mar 2023 20:04 UTC
30 points
3 comments2 min readEA link

High Time For Drug Policy Re­form. Part 2/​4: Six Ways It Could Do Good And An­ti­ci­pat­ing The Objections

MichaelPlant10 Aug 2017 19:34 UTC
16 points
15 comments28 min readEA link

High-Im­pact Psy­chol­ogy (HIPsy): Pilot­ing a Global Network

Inga29 Sep 2022 13:08 UTC
112 points
5 comments5 min readEA link

Sur­vey to Pro­mote EA Men­tal Health

Danica_Wilbanks13 Mar 2019 1:01 UTC
35 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

[Cause Ex­plo­ra­tion Prizes] Ad­verse Child­hood Experiences

tmadon31 Aug 2022 19:22 UTC
14 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

[Question] Is there any­one work­ing full-time on helping EAs ad­dress men­tal health prob­lems?

richard_ngo1 Nov 2021 3:42 UTC
34 points
21 comments1 min readEA link

2021 EA Men­tal Health Sur­vey Results

Emily2 May 2022 18:00 UTC
48 points
4 comments25 min readEA link

Men­tal Health Providers and Re­sources Listed on the Men­tal Health Nav­i­ga­tor Website

Emily9 Jan 2023 20:47 UTC
41 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

New ver­sion of Men­tal Health Nav­i­ga­tor website

Emily8 Jan 2023 21:37 UTC
22 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

This World Men­tal Health Day, let’s back up words with in­vest­ment.

StrongMinds10 Oct 2022 15:47 UTC
12 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.happierlivesinstitute.org)

Med­i­ta­tions on Caring

Max Görlitz29 Nov 2021 19:12 UTC
36 points
6 comments2 min readEA link

Ju­nior Con­gres­sional Staffer look­ing for guidance

AffectiveEltruism13 Jan 2023 17:48 UTC
30 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

If you fail, you will still be loved and can be happy; a love let­ter to all EAs

howdoyousay?24 Jul 2022 10:09 UTC
70 points
7 comments5 min readEA link

Men­tal health sup­port from Ser­gia for EA

sergia27 Mar 2023 14:15 UTC
−28 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(m.facebook.com)

Public Health Research

Michael_235810 Sep 2021 14:50 UTC
10 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Hav­ing a suc­cess­ful ca­reer with de­pres­sion, anx­iety and im­poster syndrome

80000_Hours19 May 2021 20:31 UTC
11 points
0 comments133 min readEA link

[Question] What are pres­ti­gious psy­chi­a­try de­part­ments?

SamMumm14 Nov 2022 11:13 UTC
11 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

Mind Ease: a promis­ing new men­tal health intervention

PeterBrietbart23 Oct 2018 17:34 UTC
24 points
8 comments5 min readEA link

LW4EA: How to Be Happy

Jeremy31 May 2022 22:42 UTC
8 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

EA-Aligned Im­pact In­vest­ing: Mind Ease Case Study

Brendon_Wong15 Nov 2021 15:57 UTC
71 points
25 comments18 min readEA link

Do you have im­pos­tor syn­drome?

Vasco Grilo8 May 2022 11:23 UTC
18 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Cause Ex­plo­ra­tion: Child and Ado­les­cent Men­tal Health in LMICs

Shen Javier11 Aug 2022 13:48 UTC
37 points
2 comments18 min readEA link

R&D for Chem­i­cally Im­prov­ing Wel­lbe­ing in Healthy Population

Jonathan Gilat28 Aug 2022 4:59 UTC
23 points
10 comments1 min readEA link

Do­ing good can­not be mea­sured in lives saved: the psy­cholog­i­cal value of community

Alex Berg24 Jul 2022 12:51 UTC
5 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Men­tal Health Nav­i­ga­tor Updates

Danica_Wilbanks3 Nov 2021 3:04 UTC
11 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Hap­piness course as a com­mu­nity build­ing ex­er­cise and men­tal health in­ter­ven­tion for EAs

Fergus11 May 2022 10:49 UTC
15 points
2 comments4 min readEA link

A men­tal health re­source for EA community

Julia_Wise6 May 2017 2:07 UTC
38 points
19 comments7 min readEA link

Cog­ni­tive Risks of Ado­les­cent Binge Drinking

Elizabeth26 Jul 2022 17:09 UTC
24 points
2 comments10 min readEA link
(acesounderglass.com)

E.A. Me­gapro­ject Ideas

Tomer_Goloboy21 Mar 2022 1:23 UTC
15 points
4 comments3 min readEA link

Effec­tive al­tru­ism in the gar­den of ends

tyleralterman31 Aug 2022 20:47 UTC
236 points
41 comments23 min readEA link

Sym­pa­thec­tomies—The New Lobotomy

handoftheenemy27 Aug 2022 8:28 UTC
25 points
6 comments5 min readEA link

Men­tal Health Ca­reer Program

NoamShwartz9 Feb 2023 14:04 UTC
25 points
4 comments9 min readEA link

Ac­cep­tance and Com­mit­ment Ther­apy (ACT) 101

Evie Cottrell24 Sep 2022 19:07 UTC
49 points
5 comments7 min readEA link

Is effec­tive al­tru­ism over­look­ing hu­man hap­piness and men­tal health? I ar­gue it is.

MichaelPlant22 Jun 2016 15:29 UTC
28 points
56 comments3 min readEA link

Re­place­abil­ity v. ‘Con­tex­tu­al­ized Wor­thi­ness’

Tee27 Jul 2022 16:48 UTC
8 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Challenges for EA Stu­dent Group Organizers

michel26 Jul 2022 5:06 UTC
26 points
4 comments6 min readEA link

EA Men­tal Health Sur­vey: Re­sults and Anal­y­sis.

NunoSempere13 Jun 2019 19:55 UTC
52 points
20 comments38 min readEA link

So­cial Re­la­tion­ships: A Ne­glected Fac­tor in Wellbeing

Minh Nguyen11 Aug 2022 16:15 UTC
31 points
2 comments11 min readEA link

Paper is pub­lished! 100,000 lu­mens to treat sea­sonal af­fec­tive di­s­or­der

Fabienne20 Aug 2022 19:44 UTC
48 points
4 comments1 min readEA link
(forum.effectivealtruism.org)

[Question] Are there groups of med­i­cal symp­toms that could be im­pact­ful to be turned into a spe­cific di­ag­no­sis? I learned that PTSD was cre­ated as a re­sult of lob­by­ing, pre­vi­ously it was just dis­parate symp­toms.

nonzerosum16 May 2019 1:07 UTC
9 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

The phrase “hard-core EAs” does more harm than good

Helen4 Jan 2022 0:11 UTC
59 points
11 comments3 min readEA link

On Sleep Pro­cras­ti­na­tion: Go­ing To Bed At A Rea­son­able Hour

emily.fan16 Apr 2021 23:31 UTC
46 points
9 comments8 min readEA link

Crowd­sourced Crit­i­cisms: What does EA think about EA?

Hmash8 Aug 2022 22:59 UTC
32 points
19 comments14 min readEA link

“The Science of Well-Be­ing” on­line course from Yale

ellie5 Aug 2022 22:38 UTC
8 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Let us know how psy­chol­ogy can help in­crease your impact

Inga21 Oct 2022 10:32 UTC
29 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Health and hap­piness re­search top­ics—Part 3: The sHALY: Devel­op­ing sub­jec­tive wellbe­ing-based health metrics

Derek30 Dec 2020 15:27 UTC
37 points
2 comments38 min readEA link

EA Slack Groups—Men­tal Health, SW Eng, En­trepreneurs (and more!)

Alex Barnes 10 Nov 2021 3:35 UTC
6 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

Many ther­apy schools work with in­ner mul­ti­plic­ity (not just IFS)

David_Althaus17 Sep 2022 10:27 UTC
89 points
12 comments15 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing: Mind Ease ac­quires UpLift, two EA men­tal health apps merge

PeterBrietbart27 Oct 2021 11:39 UTC
67 points
1 comment5 min readEA link

EA and the cur­rent fund­ing situation

William_MacAskill10 May 2022 2:26 UTC
573 points
185 comments21 min readEA link

EA Sur­vey 2020: Cause Prioritization

David_Moss29 Jul 2021 18:06 UTC
100 points
13 comments5 min readEA link

Per­sonal health is in­stru­men­tal to be­ing effective

Ryan Kidd16 Feb 2022 20:31 UTC
32 points
2 comments6 min readEA link

Com­par­ing Four Cause Areas for Found­ing New Charities

Joey24 Jan 2020 12:58 UTC
39 points
3 comments5 min readEA link

How of­ten does One Per­son suc­ceed?

Maynk0228 Oct 2022 19:32 UTC
5 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

[Question] What’s the most effec­tive or­gani­sa­tion that deals with men­tal health as an is­sue?

richo19 Aug 2019 18:59 UTC
12 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

More to ex­plore on ‘Differ­ences in Im­pact’

EA Handbook3 Jul 2022 23:00 UTC
13 points
1 comment3 min readEA link

Char­ity En­trepreneur­ship’s 2020 re­search plans

KarolinaSarek3 Apr 2020 3:33 UTC
55 points
3 comments7 min readEA link

De­moc­ra­tiz­ing the work­place as a cause area

Bob Jacobs26 Nov 2022 18:31 UTC
11 points
17 comments8 min readEA link

Hap­piness for the whole house­hold: ac­count­ing for house­hold spillovers when com­par­ing the cost-effec­tive­ness of psy­chother­apy to cash trans­fers

JoelMcGuire14 Apr 2022 20:05 UTC
51 points
1 comment3 min readEA link
(www.happierlivesinstitute.org)

In­som­nia with an EA lens: Big­ger than malaria?

samstowers3 Mar 2020 23:05 UTC
72 points
17 comments4 min readEA link

David Pearce: Abo­li­tion­ist bioethics

EA Global28 Aug 2015 16:14 UTC
16 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Off Road: In­ter­views with EA Col­lege Dropouts

Daystar Eld5 Apr 2022 2:53 UTC
31 points
5 comments4 min readEA link

A Men­tal Health Pod­cast Directory

Ben Williamson22 Nov 2021 20:59 UTC
33 points
5 comments16 min readEA link

Mis­sion-cor­re­lated in­vest­ing: Ex­am­ples of mis­sion hedg­ing and ‘lev­er­ag­ing’

jh11 Mar 2022 9:33 UTC
19 points
0 comments7 min readEA link

The ‘In­ter­nal Fam­ily Sys­tems (IFS)’ Ther­apy Model. So­ciolog­i­cal, and psy­cholog­i­cal po­ten­tials.

Penguino14 Jun 2022 10:01 UTC
2 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

A bunch of rea­sons why you might have low en­ergy (or other vague health prob­lems) and what to do about it

alexlintz8 Jun 2021 18:58 UTC
93 points
19 comments14 min readEA link

You are prob­a­bly un­der­es­ti­mat­ing how good self-love can be

CharlieRS14 Nov 2021 14:47 UTC
137 points
11 comments12 min readEA link

[Cause Ex­plo­ra­tion Prizes] Re­duc­ing global child­hood sex­ual abuse

Thomas_Reilly24 Aug 2022 10:55 UTC
17 points
0 comments17 min readEA link

LW4EA: Sab­bath hard and go home

Jeremy7 Jun 2022 2:46 UTC
10 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
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A Con­ver­sa­tion with Daniel Kahneman

Barry Grimes22 Jul 2022 14:29 UTC
29 points
0 comments14 min readEA link

Cost Effec­tive­ness of Mind­ful­ness Based Stress Reduction

Elizabeth30 Nov 2017 19:04 UTC
13 points
8 comments3 min readEA link
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