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Dealing with anxiety at university


Joe Whitfield speaks bravely about how he manages his anxiety and why it’s important that everyone expresses their feelings

LGBTQ+ people are more likely to have depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Photo: RyanMelaugh @Flickr

Unhappy Manny?

A recent report by the Office of National Statistics has found Manchester to be one of the saddest and most anxious places in the UK — is there anything that can be done?

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82% of students suffer from stress and anxiety, UniHealth report suggests

82% of UK university students admit experiencing stress and anxiety and 1 in 5 have suicidal feelings, report suggests

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Anxious abroad? You’re not alone

If you’re worried that your year abroad might not be all plain sailing, we offer some advice on managing your mental health and making the most of your time away

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Advice column 1

Head Lifestyle Editor Rachel Adams is here to answer your questions and offer you some advice with your problems

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How to cope with anxiety at university

If you suffer with anxiety at university, you’re not alone and there are so many services that can help you to manage it whilst completing your studies

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Men more likely to suffer from academic ‘imposter syndrome’ than women

A recent study by the University of Houston shows that male academics are more likely to suffer from work-related anxiety, depression, and ‘Imposter Syndrome’ than their female counterparts

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Ways to relieve anxiety

Taking care of your own mental health is important — here are some ways to manage anxiety whilst waiting for professional help

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Manchester Open Mind Network host successful anxiety panel discussion

Deputy News Editor Len Cotton, attended Manchester Open Mind Network’s panel event on anxiety

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The drugs don’t work – the true cost of drug-taking

Rebecca Carr investigates the long-term effects of drugs on your mind and body, with the Priory Group’s new campaign to educate students

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Training is key to combatting mental health stigma

Sanjana Gupta discusses ways to improve care for those with mental health issues

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Stranger leaves £20 for struggling student

A random act of kindness has been applauded widely on social media after a stranger in the SU café donated a Manchester student the £20 she really needed