#NOLABELS: Nikky Reed on normalising the conversation on mental health

Mental health. With 1 in 6 people in England experiencing a common mental disorder [1], it certainly seems to be something we are all affected by. Yet, despite this, it is plied with stigmas, with people often finding themselves shying away from making it a topic of conversation.

But, according to a recent report by the NHS on Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) [2], in June 2020 there were over 100,000 referrals to talking therapies: so shouldn’t this be a normalised conversation?

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Instagram vs. reality: how pressing unfollow can actually help us fall in love with Instagram all over again

Instagram. With around 1 billion active users (Sprout Social, 2020), the platform is one of the most used forms of social media. During a time in which we face a worldwide pandemic, whilst we are separated physically, social media has kept us connected: or has it?

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