Tag: young people

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Young people v Brexit

Young people feel extremely unhappy about the imminent outcome of Brexit, this is according to a survey done by Dig in. The research of over 35,000 students was conducted by Dig In, via their database of UK students between 1st September and 15th October 2019. The survey questioned students about a range of questions pertaining…

Music, Venue

An interview with King Nun

When I first met Theo Polyzoides, it was in the upstairs of the LCR (who knew it had an upstairs?) and I’d met all the other band members of King Nun on the way in, having spoken to Nathan Gane and Caius Stockley-Young for a few minutes outside while waiting for the interview. It felt…

News

Mental health report- State of the Nation

The first “State of the Nation” report was released on World Mental Health day, which took place on Thursday 10th October. The report is part of a shift in government commitment to young people and their mental health and is an act to bring together evidence on children and young people and use this to…

Travel

The transformative nature of travel

While I’ve always loved travelling, it was only through difficult circumstances that I realised quite how transformative it can be. After finishing school, I found myself on an unplanned gap year due to a mental breakdown, in the most medical sense of the term. I’d hidden the symptoms of mental illness for years, burying them…

Fashion

Eating disorders

In a modern woman’s world there are many things that can cause low self-esteem. Social media is present in most young women’s lives and often represents their image in a public space. Although it is good to be able to have such an online presence, the pressure of maintaining a certain weight can be very…

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Teenage mental health in decline

Adolescence is the prime time for mental health disorders to emerge, with half of all mental problems beginning in early teenage years. Researchers from Liverpool and London have uncovered a decrease in the mental wellbeing of UK teenagers; a finding that is mirrored in teenagers across the globe. Data was collected from two large groups…

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