Tag: mental health

The Power of Putting Yourself First.

Shay Gray explains, from personal experience, the importance of taking care of your mental health at University. Warning: this article discusses topics of anxiety attacks and suicidal ideation. Let’s not sugar coat it: University is kind of scary. You’re away from your family and living alone for quite possibly the first time in your life, […]

#GiveYourselfAPec: A Brand New Mental Health Campaign to deal with Academic Stress

Modupe Reis writes about her new mental health campaign, designed to combat exam stress and help us all to take better care of ourselves.

Three Fish in a Tree: Review

George White Reviews the thoroughly innovative Student Workshop production, Three Fish in a Tree.

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.

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.