• Movember: Heroic Helper Or Patronising Propaganda?

    As December fast approaches, I walk to uni through a sea of charitable moustaches. Helping handlebars; pencils of positivity. Men's mental health is on our minds and, quite literally, our lips. Student-run campaigns litter billboards and dominate Instagram feeds. The conversation is well and truly happening. Smash the stigma....
  • Dealing With: Depression

    The 'Dealing With' series will focus on exploring different issues that we will all possibly face every day or once in our lifetime: Depression, Anxiety, Toxicity and Trauma.

    Depression can be hard. It's a constant battle of overwhelming thoughts, mood swings, an array of emotions and many more symptoms; and...
  • BoJack Horseman – How It Accurately Portrays Mental Illness

    Adam Feely Mental illness, depression, addiction, human condition, sexuality, trauma and self-destructive behaviour. These are just a handful of issues addressed in Netflix’s animated programme BoJack Horseman. Yes, you did read that correctly, an animated programme. It follows the exploits of the titular BoJack, a washed-up, narcissistic, alcoholic, drug...
  • How is the Tourism Industry Suffering From the COVID-19 Pandemic?

    The Covid-19 virus has caused decimation to our daily lives. Shops are shut, plans are cancelled and travel is pretty much non-existent as countries shut their borders in an attempt to ‘flatten the curve’ of the deadly virus. Businesses are on their knees as the UK government order non-essential...
  • Movember – Let’s Talk About Men’s Mental Health

    Here we take a look at why Movember, and the cause it is supporting, is so important. ...
  • Suicide Awareness Week

    This year is the first year that the University of Nottingham has officially recognised Suicide Awareness Week. Impact explains the significance and importance of this event, and explains to you places to seek help. Mental health and YOUR well-being are so important. Contact Samartians: 116 123 Contact CALM: 0800...
  • The Experimental Drug that may Reduce Memory Loss

    It has been reported that a new experimental drug, a derivative of benzodiazepine, may improve memory loss among elderly people. Tests have shown that animals of old age had “better memory skills half an hour after receiving the drug”, which could be taken as a daily pill by those...