Tag: mental health

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

Reduced-Anxiety Events: Neglected, but Necessary


Natasha Phillips comments on why mental illness does not receive the same consideration as physical illness in most venues.