Online Features Editor Rebecca Wells discusses possible causes and ramifications of recent statistics surrounding mental health in Britain.
Mental Health Awareness
Breaching the subject of mental health, especially with those closest to you, can be difficult. But, it can make such a difference when you finally have that conversation. For me, that conversation happened a month ago. I mentioned to a close friend that I was worried about my mum as she has been dealing with […]
In 2017, it may seem as if work towards reducing mental health stigma has come a long way. Just take World Mental Health Day as an example: the huge amount of people sharing their support may give the allusion that, as a society, we have overcome the stigma surrounding people who suffer with mental illness. […]
Exeposé has been shortlisted in the 2016 Mind Media Awards for its mental health coverage over the past year. The awards – organised by national charity Mind – celebrate the best examples of sensitive and responsible reporting of mental health in print and digital media. Other nominees across the 11 categories include Victoria Derbyshire, Loose Women, Professor […]
In a society where mental health is stigmatised, the average person (having not experienced or learnt about any mental illnesses themselves) is likely to be unaware of the true facts about mental illness (and ironically this increases stigma). So here is your first lesson about a couple of mental illnesses: What is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is […]