depression Tag Archive

Overcoming the glorification of self-harm


A recent YouGov study found that anxiety amongst young people is on the rise in the social media age. 18% of 16-25 year olds believed that life wasn’t worth living, with other...

Antisocial media: Is Instagram’s pledge to remove graphic images of self-harm enough for vulnerable young people?


In the wake of the suicide of British teenager Molly Russell, Instagram has promised to ban graphic self-harm images from the social media platform. As a recovered self-harmer,...

Lars von Trier: Visionary or attention-seeker?


Film editor Joe Holloran gives us his views on the controversial Danish master....

Toxoplasma And Mental Health


Is there a potential link between a number of debilitating mental health disorders and a seemingly innocuous parasite? ...

The world is struggling to cope: tackling the “mental health crisis”


10th October marked World Mental Health Day, which follows a timely Lancet Commission report that has declared that the world is failing to tackle a “mental health crisis”....

Golden Oldies: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)


Joe Holloran looks back on one of the most surprising Christmas hits of all time....