Shaniqua looks back on this year's mental health focused conversation at The Kickback. With last week being Mental Health Awareness Week, mental health was the topic of conversation on May 21st. This year, we were looking at depression, so we were joined by Richard from Mind in Croydon, who did an amazing job of getting … Continue reading How can we look after our mental health?
May is here, which means that Mental Health Awareness Week will be taking place, which means that we will be focusing on Mental Health here at Young People Insight. Mental health is incredibly important, but it has been neglected and not taken seriously enough for a long time. There continues to be a lot of … Continue reading What’s Coming Up in May?
Continuing with this month's focus on Mental Health, we have a poem from Kennedy Coombs, a Weymouth-based rapper and poet. How can I cope with this devil on my shoulder, The heat is on but its making me colder, When I was younger it hoped I’d grow older, Started off small now it’s heavier than … Continue reading Guest Post: In The End
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, so we're focusing on Mental Health at YPI throughout this month. Today we have a special guest post from Monifa about how she has dealt with having depression and anxiety. When experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety it can be hard to come forward and admit you are … Continue reading Guest Post- Depression & Anxiety: Taking The Steps to Getting Help
Rhianna shares her story about what life is like living with depression and anxiety disorder, as she tries to defy the "depression stereotype". “Just sleep on it, you’ll feel better in the morning”. The most common thing I hear from people. However, depression is not something that you can sleep on. Things don’t just miraculously … Continue reading Guest Post: What it’s like living with depression and anxiety disorder