The Bolton Barber tackling mental health
Meet the barber who has transformed his shop into a safe space for men struggling with mental health
Re-thinking masculinity with the UoM Feminist Collective
UoM Feminist Collective member Tallulah Brennan is re-thinking masculinity and how a patriarchal society is affecting us all
Review: Spring Awakening The Musical
Alexi Pieretti reviews UMMTS’ last musical of the year, Spring Awakening; a show which brings hope for societal change whilst condemning censorship and adults who stifle the minds of the young, as well as the criminalisation of abortion
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.
Should parents be informed about student mental health crises?
A recent proposal put forward by Higher Education Minister, Sam Gyimah seeks to enforce that universities inform parents if their children are facing a crisis with regards to mental health. He wants universities to work in loco parentis, paying closer attention to the wellbeing of their students.
Universities are still failing to address mental health
Sophie Marriott argues that the University of Bristol’s recently announced scheme to safeguard students who suffer from mental health problems exemplifies the apprehension to confront the issue of suicides on UK campuses.
One in three freshers experience symptoms of a mental health disorder
Study by the WHO finds that as many as one in three first-year students experience symptoms of a mental health disorder.
Calls for suicide prevention training for university staff
Universities UK and Papyrus call for suicide prevention training amongst university staff to protect students’ mental health
K-pop in crisis: a controlling, corporate culture
Beneath a happy, energetic K-Pop exterior lies a draconian, corporate underworld
Self-harm among teenage girls rising dramatically
“Very steep rise” in incidences of self-harm among teenagers in the UK has been found by University of Manchester researchers
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
Student suicides at all-time high
As student suicides have reached record numbers, we look at the support available to those struggling with their mental health
Inquest records suicide at University of Salford over grades
A student at the University of Salford hid her depression and jumped to her death in her halls of residence after obtaining a 2:2 in her second year
Four years on from Gary Speed: Men account for 76 per cent of suicides in the UK
With 12 men a day committing suicide, it is time to address the pressure of masculinity and promote discussion
Ultimately, the most basic human instinct is to survive, but sometimes we forget that our greatest enemy is ourselves
Manchester professor’s son in helium gas suicide tragedy
Student’s suicide leads to questions raised with Home Secretary
Suicide in young men: it’s time to talk
Q: What kills more young British men than road accidents, murder and HIV/AIDS combined? A: Suicide. Moya Crockett investigates.
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