• Losing A Parent At A Young Age

    I was 13 when my mother died. She was diagnosed with a brain tumour just after I turned one, and then Multiple Sclerosis a few years after that. Consequently, I grew up as a young carer, and Mum being unwell or in and out of hospital for countless surgeries...
  • Dementia And Us

    Megan discusses what it was like growing up with loved ones who have dementia, and how to spread awareness of the condition....
  • Coronavirus – How Is the University Handling the Epidemic?

    The Coronavirus originated from a seafood market in Wuhan and has caught the attention of the international community. As of the writing of this article, the virus has infected 9776 people and killed 216. There have been 2 confirmed cases of the virus in York. With it becoming more...
  • Symptoms, students, services and support: Eating Disorders Awareness Week

    At university, our peers can be our most important asset when looking after our mental health, but our friends can only help if they have the knowledge to do so. A study survey by YouGov, published on the first day of Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2018, found that 1...
  • Disorders In Drama: how mental illness is framed in the media

    The evident stigma surrounding those with mental health issues is slowly dissipating as our awareness of the issues increases. However, this hasn’t stopped the display of some negative stereotypes and attitudes to disorders in modern society. The most common cases of this are in film, T.V. and even the...