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The Mental Health Toolkit Overview

So, with all the information we’ve shared in the last couple of weeks we hope that you have an insight to what mental health looks like at UNSW. Overall the Mental Health Toolkit just aims to assist students by keeping them informed and aware of their mental health along with the stigma and how to... Continue Reading →

Best Places to Unwind on Campus

Whether you’re stressed, worried or just looking for a good place to unwind we have the best places on campus where you can relax and take it all in. Scientia Lawn If you’re after nice patch of greenery surrounded by some modern and not so modern architecture, then this is the place for you. The... Continue Reading →

“How ‘Mad’ Are You?” SBS Recap

When we first heard that SBS would be making a series entitled, “How ‘Mad’ Are You?” there were a few raised eyebrows. Upon watching the trailer and reading the general synopsis, we were curious to see whether this limited-time series would truly help destigmatise talking about mental health especially given the title and reality- show... Continue Reading →

Interview with Stella Ladikos – Part 2

Would you seek help if your mental health was deteriorating? The mental health stigma is a significant factor contributing to suicide rates worldwide. This is accompanied by a lack of awareness on its impediment to better mental health has led to a detrimental situation where suicide rates have steadily increased in Australia over the last... Continue Reading →

Let’s talk about the stigma

So, what is this stigma? It is the negative ideas that are associated with mental health, which promote discrimination and trivializes its impact on individuals.   Why is this important? In fear of being stigmatized and discriminated, many are discouraged from opening up about their situation and seeking professional help. Thus, in order to encourage... Continue Reading →

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