Tag: mental health

A Forecast for Social Media in 2018

Sahar Mahmood explores the advantages and disadvantages of social media as we begin the new year.

Online Gaming: Redefining Social Interaction

Deputy Science & Gaming Editor Ryan Gulliford explores the significance of promoting social interaction in today’s games. Is online gaming a key tool in aiding people with social anxiety?

What happens after you attempt suicide?

Shannon Gray draws on personal experience to explain what services are available for those who have attempted to take their own lives.

High Functioning

Michele Theil discusses the term ‘high-functioning’ in relation to mental illness, and what it means for those suffering.

On Student Counselling

Daniela Georgieva and Oli Rushby explain the process and the benefits of student counselling, and how it helped them.

You Are Not Alone

Carly Newman explains why current media coverage and public perception of mental health difficulties is perpetuating stigma and misunderstanding.

Mental Health and Sport

Louisa Wicks looks at how being part of a sports club or society can have a positive impact on your mental health.

The Art of Doing Nothing

Michele Theil talks about ‘doing nothing’ and why it is essential and beneficial to sit back and relax sometimes. 

‘Good’ and ‘Bad’ Days: Is it possible to have both?

Rhiannon Ireland discusses the misconceptions that people have over what mental illness looks like in daily life

Life’s Greatest Taboo

Helena Keeble comments on how mental health is viewed and ways to help those you love who are suffering