Yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a speech announcing “plans to ‘transform’ attitudes to mental health, with a focus on children and young people”. Government mental health funding, awareness and reform has, unfortunately, often been left on the sidelines and has taken the brunt of many cuts and then ultimately lacking adequate funding for the volume… Continue reading Theresa May – Mental Health Reform For Young People | Will We Really See A Change?
A fear of failure is something that many of us struggle with. Especially with the increasing pressure that seems to be coming from schools and universities to get straight A’s or to finish with a first. With all this pressure, it can leave us extremely torn down and feeling as though there’s an expectation for education… Continue reading The Fear of Failure | Life in a Cardboard Box
September has arrived and along with the ever increasing evidence that the sun has now left Britain for the next 5 months, we’re all back at school/college/uni. Yayyyy! Or maybe not…This can be a daunting time of year for many. Particularly due to having new classes, new teachers, new schedules, new dorms and possibly even… Continue reading Coping With School & Mental Illness