All posts tagged stigma

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Tweedledum and Tweedledee

So today, 9th December, I should be giving birth, oh yes, you read that right. In 2016, according to the government’s website, 190,406 women in England and Wales had an […]

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QM’s Minds #1

So, this week I have handed the helm of this column over to an outsider, well, my housemate, her name is Casey Dugan, she is a second year Psychology student. […]

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Looking-Glass Insects

A support network surrounding your recovery is vital. In his book ‘In My Right Mind’, Tony Weekes emphasises the importance of family and those close to the sufferer in their […]

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‘In My Right Mind’ – One Man’s quest to challenge our thinking on mental well-being

A key benefit of writing my column is that I get to read works which discuss mental health, and ‘In My Right Mind’ by Tony Weekes, who I had the […]

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Why the allegations against Harvey Weinstein matter

Content warning: sexual assault With the recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein being made public, we need to talk about sexual assault.  Weinstein has been accused of varying degrees of sexual […]

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The Lobster Quadrille

So, this week on Tuesday, 10th October, is World Mental Health Day. The World Federation for Mental Health Organisation stipulate the day ‘provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on […]

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The Queen’s Croquet-Garden

So, in this chapter Alice enters the Queen of Heart’s garden, there she sees, unsurprisingly, some gardeners. However, they’re painting white roses red, why? Because that’s what the Queen wants […]

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The Rabbit Sends in a Little Bill

So, the supply and support deal negotiations between the DUP and the Conservatives is slowly coming to a close. And although it is probably not at the forefront of everyone’s […]

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The British Museum presents: The American (Unobtainable?) Dream

The American nation, currently in a politically frenzied state not that dissimilar from our own, still unfortunately showcases yet also battles scenarios of racism, feminism, and many more “isms”. The […]