We’re All Mad Here

An Economic Chasm in Darkest East London.

Tower Hamlets is a microcosm of London. The heart of the East End used to have a distinctive identity. Everyone from Karl Marx, Jack the Ripper, and Picasso walked its […]

If Lonely Boy, Patrick Bateman, and Mark Zuckerberg did a Mamma Mia, they’d make Joe Goldberg.

You, is like any millennial drama, bookish soft boy meets damaged, but aspiring writer, girl next door. Boy then checks out girl’s artificial and for show social media, he likes […]

Mental health problem diagnosis – a rollercoaster of relief and identity crisis

“From our conversation today, I can say you are experiencing anxiety and depression.” – repeatedly said to me for the last two(ish) years“After speaking with you today, I believe you have […]

“If I can speak about mental health – heavyweight champion, six foot nine, 18 stone tough guy – anybody can.” – Tyson Fury

Self-titled as the Gypsy King, the Mancunian heavyweight champion has recently been awarded the title ‘Sports Personality of the Year.’  I’m sure that many of you, like myself, watched in awe […]

Mental Health services – are they doing more harm than good?

Mental health trusts and hospitals are supposed to be safe havens. Yes, their resources are strained and understaffed, and although some people have to wait years to receive treatment, and […]

The Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Work of Hauwa Ojeifo.

Hauwa Ojeifo, 26, is an empowering and trailblazing woman on a mission.   She has founded She Writes Woman, a 24/7 helpline and walk-in centre in Nigeria. It is a […]

Everyone thinks I’m overly dramatic when I’m stressed. When an octopus is stressed, it eats itself. Now that’s overdramatic: International Stress Awareness Week.

So, the UK is a pretty stressed out load of people. I can’t be the only one that sometimes feel like, I wake up stressed, I get ready stressed, I […]

Words and mental health: In order to break stigmas do we have to change our vocabulary?

“You’re so mental.” “You went mad mate.” Words, they’re a tricky thing. There’s the old saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words cannot hurt me.” With most […]

With a Minister for suicide being created and QMSU launching Wellness Weeks, are we finally moving away from vapid tweets and one-off postulations of care?

As I’m sure everyone saw from their social medias, campus stalls and news soundbites, on Wednesday it was World Mental Health Day. My Twitter, as usual, was flooded with people […]