Mental Health Awareness Week – Craig’s story

I was probably drinking a good amount of alcohol maybe 15 pints quite easily in an evening yeah I I ended up um trying to commit suicide um and a fisherman, a guy on the other side of the pier was fishing he shine he had a torch on me the whole time until the …

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Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

I think society, particularly this country, there’s a huge emphasis on how to look a certain way. I think the stigma comes from anything that’s in a minority. One year it’s you have to have this certain body type and another year you have to have a different body type. One of the main reasons …

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Students create mental health videos for Solent NHS Trust

Students create mental health videos for Solent NHS Trust

Today we are here for the launch of four films that our second-year students have made for NHS Solent as part of their Mental Health Awareness Week. The assignment was part of our TV business and unit practice where the students get to work with a number of clients on live briefs. They have to …

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

Today begins Mental Health Awareness Week run by the Mental Health Foundation. Their chosen theme for this year is surviving or thriving, and that’s really an important question. Everyone has mental health, for all of us our mental health is just as important as our physical health, so we want to create a Scotland where …

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Faces of Mental Health | a short film about depression and suicide in students

Faces of Mental Health | a short film about depression and suicide in students

(somber orchestral music) – It’s a bit of a hard conversation to have. I guess you might not be able to see it on someone, but it really can completely change their whole life. – Just crying, endless nights, not sleeping. Yeah, it was horrible from the moment that I would walk into my house …

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