Eating disorders, Feminism, Mental illness

Why doesn’t anybody care about men?

In 2013, 6,233 suicides were recorded in the UK for people aged 15 and older. Of these, 78% were male and 22% were female. (source: the Scottish Health Survey, 2013 edition) The National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence estimates around 11% of those affected by an eating disorderĀ are male. However, recent research from the… Continue reading Why doesn’t anybody care about men?

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Mental illness, Relationships, Teenagers, Uncategorized, Young people

Dating with mental illnesses

Having a mental illness is one of the hardest things a person can go through. But imagine watching the person you love most in the world having panic attacks, being depressed and/or anxious. How does someone deal with that? Trust & Communication Your partner may be closed off at times and find it difficult to… Continue reading Dating with mental illnesses

Politics, Teenagers, Uncategorized, Young people

5 ways you can get involved in politics right now

Too many times, people assume that teenagers are only interested in sex, social media and drinking. But what can you do if you are a teenager or in your twenties and actually want to make a difference? 1. Read a newspaper. Whether you go to your nearest WHSmiths or Newsagents to pick up a paper… Continue reading 5 ways you can get involved in politics right now