£6 Million Funding Boost To Student Mental Health Services

Photo by Mikael Kristenson on Unsplash Recently the office for students (OfS), announced that 18 projects at different universities and colleges will receive a funding boost as part of a £6 million project. The £6 million funding comprises of £1 million from the Department of Health and Social Care, £2 million from the Department for … Continue reading £6 Million Funding Boost To Student Mental Health Services

What To Take And Not Take To University

Photo by Element5 Digital on Unsplash When you go to university, there are always concerns about what you should be taking. What items do you really need to take? And what can you leave at home? What to take: Weather appropriate clothes You are going to spend an entire year in your university flat, and … Continue reading What To Take And Not Take To University

The Exhaustion Of Coming Out

Pride gives people an opporunity to find support. Photo by: Josè Maria Sava/Unsplash Coming out as LGBTQIA+ is one of the hardest things a  person can do. The fear of not being accepted by your  friends and family is terrifying.  But what people might not realise is that you will have to  continuously come out … Continue reading The Exhaustion Of Coming Out

The Addictive Nature Of Self Injury

Photo by: Will Stewart/Unsplash *Trigger Warning* Self-injury is when someone does something to deliberately hurt themselves, and it can be done in many different ways. But is it addictive? Short answer: Kind of, but not really. Self-injury is when someone harms themselves, but does not intend for death to be the result. This is known … Continue reading The Addictive Nature Of Self Injury

£13 million In Support To Young Adults Under The Mental Health Recovery Action Plan

The Government has announced a £500 million investment into improving and expanding Mental Health Services.  The investment, which comes as part of the government’s Mental Health Recovery Action Plan, aims to deal with the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has on the public’s mental health. Targeting at-risk groups such as those with severe mental illness, young … Continue reading £13 million In Support To Young Adults Under The Mental Health Recovery Action Plan