Mental health
Mental health

Mental health

Why do students want to be treated like children?

In the past, students fought for independence – now they want protection.

Stop playing politics with student suicides

Suicides on campus are shocking and tragic – and, thankfully, rare.

19 January 2018

Blue Monday: why unhappiness is good for you

Nietzsche knew the score: joy is impossible without pain.

19 January 2018

We don’t need a minister for loneliness

Therapeutic policies fuel the problems they set out to solve.

19 January 2018

Trump: bad, not mad

Diagnosing him from afar is dangerous and anti-democratic.

11 January 2018

The myth of toxic masculinity

Stop pathologising men – they’re doing just fine.

28 December 2017

The year mental illness went mainstream

‘Raising awareness’ about mental illness can do more harm than good.

13 December 2017

Turning childhood into a mental illness

The therapy industry is in danger of screwing up our kids.

17 October 2017

From ‘Glad to be Gay’ to ‘Sad to be Gay’

New NHS guidelines risk re-medicalising homosexuality.