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A letter to my ex-lover: Letting go your way

A letter to my ex-lover: Letting go your way

Lifestyle Editor Erin opens up about how writing letters to helped her to overcome past trauma and the other options available to survivors of assault
Mental Health Counselling Crisis: Just 12 counsellors for 2826 students

Mental Health Counselling Crisis: Just 12 counsellors for 2826 students

Over 1000 students have newly disclosed mental health problems this year, but UoM has just 12 counsellors
Where’s the support when we need it most?

Where’s the support when we need it most?

Laura Thompson argues that an official University of Manchester Instagram Post telling students to treat the pandemic like a retreat misrepresents their mental health support provision
Mental health struggles among UK students increasing

Mental health struggles among UK students increasing

The report finds that all items included in the happiness index have fallen among young people and that only 13% of people have accessed services when needed
University students suffering from mental health problems at an all-time high

University students suffering from mental health problems at an all-time high

The largest ever mental health poll of universities has revealed that the levels of distress and illness among students in the UK is ‘alarmingly high’, constituting for an ‘urgent call to action’
LGB students at higher risk of suicide and self-harm

LGB students at higher risk of suicide and self-harm

Recent research has revealed that LGB students are 24% more likely to commit self-harm, and 21% more likely to attempt suicide in their lifetime.
Three quarters of people in North West suffer mental health problems alone

Three quarters of people in North West suffer mental health problems alone

Research shows over 75% of people in the North-West would say they’re ‘fine’ even when suffering from a mental health issue

Some students find counselling service to be inadequate

Students report unprofessionalism and poor advice from the University of Manchester’s counselling service

Interview: Izzy Gurbuz – Wellbeing Officer

We spoke to Izzy about mental health and Food on Campus

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

Stress: let’s talk about it

Struggling with stress? Don’t worry, Qiarna Bondswell is here with some top tips to help you tackle your stress head-on, and enjoy university life at the same time

Your wellbeing at university matters

With mental illness on the rise, it’s more important than ever to look after your wellbeing. Here’s how to get help both within the University and outside it

University cut Counselling course which “doesn’t bring in enough money”

Students express serious concern after the closure of a course that provides a large amount of voluntary mental health care to the city

Increasing number of stressed students

As pressure on students increases, the number of people seeking counselling for serious issues is rising

Female students more ‘psychologically resilient’

In comparison to men, women with ‘resilience’ are much more likely to get a first or 2:1 in their first year than those without

Ask Keir: Alcohol dependency

This week… Keir tackles the misuse of alcohol

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