• Eastenders: The popular Soap That Continues To Inspire And Save Lives 36 Years On

    Tolu Sangowawa Infidelity, mental illness, sexuality, terminal illness and addiction. These are just a few of the real-life issues prevalent in society that BBC soap opera Eastenders has explored and accurately portrayed over the past 36 years. The latest storyline, starring Danny Dyer, focuses on the stigma surrounding male...
  • 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...
  • Welfare In Sport: Campaigning For Mental Health In UoN Sport

    Rachel chats to Issy Walker, Chair of Welfare In Sport at the University of Nottingham, to learn more about the work they do....
  • Can Food Really Change Your Mood?

    Wondering which foods to put in your basket and which to avoid in order to optimise the health benefits of your diet? Nishka has done some research and suggested a few foods you can eat to boost your mood....
  • Lets Get Serious About Self-Harm.

    With University Mental Health day approaching, Features writer Emily Hall gets candid about Self-Harm – why we need to talk about it, and what you can do to help. The black image above is intentional, no other picture seemed right to embody this piece.   CONTENT WARNING – This...
  • The problem with how we view mental health

    When we talk about mental health, there is always a focus on the extremes; what if someone has a problem? Where can someone get help? How can I recognise things? This leaves those with chronic mental health conditions in a difficult situation as these extremes are the only examples...
  • Tantrums, Toys and Traumas: Children’s Mental Health

    Last week was Children’s Mental Health Awareness week. Did you know? No, I don’t think many of us did. The general lack of awareness on children’s mental health is of immense concern. However, this truth is hardly surprising given the stigma which still remains attached to psychological difficulties. The...