mental health Tag Archive

In a world dominated by social media, how has our experience of mental health changed?

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A recent study by the Prince’s Trust – a charity that enables youth into education, work and training – says that 18% of the 2,162 people surveyed disagreed with the...

Is student mental health at breaking point? Alexandra Sadler discusses whether universities are doing enough to tackle the mental health crisis

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Heading off to university seems like an opportunity filled with so much potential, and in many ways it is. Becoming a student of Newcastle University invokes images of a great...

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

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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,...

Huge fees for two year degrees

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Our writers discuss the implications of fast-track two-year degrees which cost £11,000 a year....

Homelessness rates continue to soar

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Homelessness is on the rise across the UK, with rates of rough sleeping having risen by an alarming 134% since 2010. Shelter statistics suggest as many as one in 200 adults in the...

Toxoplasma And Mental Health

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

Changing perceptions: TV and mental health

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Natalie Chigariro on changing the image of mental health in TV...

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

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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”....

Musicians and Mental Health

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Molly Greeves kicks off our feature series on mental health in the music industry......

Research purrroves pets are beneficial to health

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Pet-owners statistically less likely to suffer mental and physical health problems, writes Grace Dean....