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mental health Tag Archive

Album Review: “How It Feels to Be Lost” – Sleeping with Sirens

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Grace Lazzaro reviews “How It Feels to Be Lost”, the recent release from Sleeping With Sirens. ...

Friend culling: why should we embrace it?

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Beth Robson writes about the difficulties and benefits of ending toxic friendships. ...

Exercise class anxiety: it’s a real thing!

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Lyndsey Ward writes about the worries concerning exercise classes and how to combat them. ...

Learning to say ‘no’ is a form of self-care

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Arifah Badlishah reminds us of the importance of being able to say no in social situations. ...

Mind the Gap discusses mental health stigma

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Students of Newcastle University gathered at the Students’ Union on Saturday 4th May to hold a conference on mental health, the stigma around it and how to address it. The...

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...