Tag: Mental health

Music

Music speaks when words fail

Music can offer an escape to those suffering with their mental health. Songwriting and listening to music are seen as forms of emotional expression. Music’s performance, its creation and the effect it has on those who listen to it shows that music and emotions are intertwined and offers support to those struggling with their mental…

Global

Mental health websites are sharing your data

A recent study shows that many mental health websites routinely share and sell information on service users to technology companies and advertisers. The study found that on over 87 percent of UK based depression websites, cookies were present for the purposes of marketing and advertisement. Of these same websites, an average of twelve third party…

Sport

It’s okay to miss a game

Exercise has often been praised as a way of helping to cope with mental illness. And while exercise can reduce stress by releasing endorphins, when taken to a professional level, pursuing sports can become the subject of much anxiety. The charity Mind has stated that there can be a number of factors which induce the…

News

Inquest into UEA student’s death postponed

After a pre-inquest hearing held on September 2nd, a decision was reached to postpone the full inquest into the death of a UEA student. Theo Brennan-Hulme was a 21 year old literature and creative student from Stoke found dead on campus in March this year. The first inquest, which took place in March, gave his…

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