Today I wanted to speak about something a little different than just a weekly update. This week has been filled with some great experiences in completing work for various modules and organising work placements for myself.
I want to speak about mental health, particularly within University students. Over the last few weeks I’ve been speaking with multiple friends about the mental health problems they face, be that anxiety, depression or something completely different. I had no idea until I started speaking to friends how many of them are affected by mental health issues, it’s really quite shocking.
Deadlines, living away from home and just having that feeling of independence can all contribute to existing mental health issues. We’re incredibly lucky to have free counselling services in uni for anybody to use that just needs someone to talk to. Sometimes the very best thing you can do is talk, it might…
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