THE DEBRIEF: WE ARE BEING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS, BUT DOES THAT MEAN WE’RE ANY BETTER AT SUPPORTING THOSE WHO NEED HELP?
ILLUSTRATION BY MARINA ESMERALDO Sarah Graham | Contributing Writer Wow, 2016. What a year you have been. Between the collective mourning of more beloved celebrities than we can bear to count, and some frankly terrifying political shifts, it’s been a real emotional rollercoaster. As a society our collective emotional health has been rocked by […]
The lyrics of Ian Curtis, lead singer of Joy Division, and a known sufferer of mental illness, depict the confused emotions surrounding anxiety and depression. But they are as relevant today as they were 38 years ago.
BY: MAIGHNA NANU Anxiety and depression; common buzzwords we regularly see plastered across social media. Thanks to events such as World Mental Health Day last week, our attention is increasingly drawn to the very real issue of mental health in our society. As a demographic, students are facing these issues in increasing numbers. In a recent survey, one in […]
The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Day is ‘psychological and mental health first aid for all’. If all workplaces provided Mental Health First Aid, it would create safer, healthier and more productive environments for everyone.
10 October 2016 We all have mental health just as we have physical health, but it can seem more difficult to spot the signs of mental ill health. Former City law firm partner Richard Martin, who following serious mental health illness changed career to advise workplaces on mental wellbeing, tells his story. The […]