Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is encouraging the discussion for male mental health.
The most recent instalment of I’m A Celebrity… hit our screens last night and there was some pretty deep chat around the campfire. Open and frank discussions on mental health have been welcomed and celebrated this year. However, there is still a taboo on the issue of suicide. It is for this reason contestants Iain […]
The buzz about caring for our mental health is only getting bigger since World Mental Health Day (10 October). Now Glasgow Clyde College and SAMH have launched a Mentally Healthy College Community. The initiative was announced earlier this year, and in just four months, over 200 college staff have been trained to support the mental […]
Earlier this year, mental health hit the headlines when Netflix released the controversial series 13 Reasons Why. While the show gained praise for raising awareness on teen mental health, there was also criticism and accusations of glorifying suicide. One thing it did highlight, however, was that in a world that never switches off, young adults […]
The second week in May marks Mental Health Awareness Week. With popular shows like 13 Reasons Why depicting dramatised scenes of depression and suicide, and the term “OCD” thrown about for those who like things to be neat – do we really know that much about mental health issues? Charity Mind estimate that one in […]
Today is World Health Day, an annual event highlighting various illnesses and disabilities to raise awareness and spread knowledge. This year the World Health Organisation (WHO) is running a year-long campaign on depression. Depression is one of the leading illnesses worldwide and suicide is the second largest cause of death amongst those aged 15 to […]