mental illness Articles
Denis Coleman: Music, mental health, and Little Mix
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy sits down with Denis Coleman, ahead of him opening for Little Mix at AO Arena.
Chromatica – Lady Gaga’s “disjointed” dream world
Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Lady Gaga’s dramatic but personal dance album, Chromatica
The critically-acclaimed Burnout returns to Manchester next month as a full-length, two-act play
The media must play fair on mental health
Jasmine Taylor discusses how serious mental health disorders are still being demonised by the media and excluded from popular activist narratives.
Review: ‘Proof’ by David Auburn
Anuli Changa reviews Hope Mill’s production of ‘Proof’ by David Auburn
Why depression should not be shared, liked, or commented on
Cachella Smith argues that the discussion surrounding mental illness on social media and the internet frequently normalises depression and undermines its seriousness and its medical treatment.
Synergi Project reveals effect of ethnicity on mental health care
The University of Manchester has partnered with the Synergi Collaborative Centre, whose research uncovers shocking difference in mental health care between white and BME people
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
Joe Evans calls upon us to stop ridiculing and ignoring the increasingly important and relevant issue of dangerous mental health problems
‘Mental patient’ stigmas and Psycho-ward killers
With major brands Tesco, Asda and The Sun mired in controversy over their treatment of mental health issues, Lauren Wills asks why mental health patients are still treated as an anomally in society today
Review: The Adventures of Sky the Reluctant Hero
Bianca Francesca takes her first trip to the theatre to review Digging Deep at the Contact
Do creativity and mental instability really go hand in hand?
The anniversary of Plath’s death is a chance to reflect again on the reciprocity of these two factions