therapy

Universities Need to Do More to Signpost Mental Health Services

Trigger Warning: This post contains talk of mental health issues, including mentions of suicide and hospitalisation. — For many people, memories of their first year of university are a hazy blur of nights out and late night study sessions; of laughter and freedom and incomparable joy. My memories of first …

Therapy: It’s Good to Talk, But It’s Up to You

TW: mental health, suicidal thoughts, counselling, therapy, abortion, sexual assault — When it comes to mental health, we’re always told to speak up. We’re implored to share our stories in the hope that it’ll make us feel better and allow others to provide us with the help we need. Of …

When Therapy Doesn’t Work, and When it Does

Trigger Warning: This article contains discussion of depression and mental health issues, and also self-harm and suicide. — When I was 16, my mother made me a doctor’s appointment to discuss my anger issues. Anything as small as the printer not working would send me into a rage; often throwing …