All posts tagged We’re All Mad Here

Pragya Pallavi: The LGBTQIA+ artist breaking down barriers, creating openness and celebrating love one single at a time

Last September, India reached a milestone in its progression to being a more LGBTQIA+ friendly society when it decriminalised Section 377 – this had made homosexuality illegal. Fast forward to […]

Incarceration And Psychosis

‘I can hear the shouting before I’ve even cleared the gate. Disorganized obscenities and threats mix with stern warnings. There’s fear in everyone’s voice. A patient with mental illness, scared […]

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 […]

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 […]

Recovery, Relapse, come as hand-in-hand as peas and carrots

No, I am not about to discuss the 2010 and 2009 albums by Eminem. Demetria Devine Lovato, known to the world as Demi Lovato. At the age of 25, she has […]

The Crowd: A Study of the World Cup Mind.

The concept of ‘crowd psychology ‘ or ‘herd mentality’ – investigating the ways in which the psychology of individuals is different from those in a crowd – has fascinated sociologists, […]

Are we in a student suicide crisis? Numbers are rising and is anything being done about it?

University, the best years of our lives, right? We hear it everywhere that students have it easy. Apparently, we don’t have to worry about the real world and we all […]

Putting yourself out there. It can be terrifying, but would you rather try and see how it goes, or live with regret?

I’ve been writing this column for a year now and I can safely say, I have loved every minute of it. So much so that I am continuing it in […]