The Vicious Cycle of Alcoholism and Depression: Kevin’s Story

My tragic history of alcoholism goes back a long way. It started at the age of 14. If only I had known the problems it would create throughout my life, I would have never even… View Post

The Mental Health Burden of Student Debt Can’t Be Overlooked

If we sincerely believe that higher education is a public good then we can argue it, therefore, deserves public funding. There are many government programmes, on the other hand, that are funded by the public… View Post

The Rise in Student Suicides Shows How Mental Health Treatment is Lacking

A study published in September by think tank IPPR has found that suicide among UK university students is at record levels. In addition, findings show that the number of students reporting a mental health issue has… View Post

The Relationship Between Philosophical Outlook and Well-Being

If you have a miserable outlook on the world, then it makes sense that you would also feel miserable. However, there is some more nuance to this notion – that your philosophical outlook is tied… View Post

Why Mental Illness is Rare in Traditional Societies

The global incidence of mental illness is staggeringly high. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in four people around the world will be affected by a mental disorder at some point in their… View Post