mental health week

Art

meet the artist who rallied creatives to strike for fair pay

With evidence linking poor conditions and payment within the arts to mental health issues, David Pledger is asking why we continue to undervalue and exploit creatives.
Briony Wright
5.24.16
mental health

​why friendship is so important in managing depression and anxiety

There are friends who exist in your life solely as disembodied, Snapchat filtered heads, and those who will help you through crisis after crisis.
Nathalie Olah
5.21.16
mental health

why it's time to take drinking seriously as a mental health issue

In an age where most people are drinking to excess, it can become difficult to tell who is just like everyone else, and who is really struggling.
Lily Rose Thomas
5.21.16
Fashion

claire barrow writes about the pressures, stresses and strains of being a young designer

As part of our Mental Health Week, young London designer Claire Barrow shares an honest insight into her struggle with anxiety.
Claire Barrow
5.21.16
Culture

meet ​the internet’s most existential agony aunt

As part of Mental Health Week to talk to Ask Polly’s Heather Havrilesky about shame, Kanye West and the problems that have stuck with her most.
i-D Staff
5.19.16
mental health

the zine exploring issues of mental health

Doll Hospital Journal is not about success stories. It’s about surviving.
Matthew Whitehouse
5.19.16
Fashion

​how does being a young fashion designer affect your mental health?

A selection of young London designers running their own labels, open up (anonymously) about how the stress of being a designer impacts on their mental health.
i-D Staff
5.19.16
Think Pieces

how to be (sort of) ok

Listen up as Twitter sensation and perennial sad girl Melissa Broder AKA @sosadtoday presents her guide to being, well, less sad.
i-D Staff
5.17.16
Culture

​we need to talk about mental health

Would you ever place loneliness on the same scale as smoking or drinking as a risk factor for mortality? For their 16th Mental Health Awareness Week, the Mental Health Foundation are focusing on relationships.
Felicity Kinsella
5.16.16
Culture

sadface.club want to change how we talk about mental health online

Sadface.club hopes to be a digital haven for the sad, depressed and socially anxious, where you can share and read stories of mental illness and where judgement is never passed.
Felicity Kinsella
5.16.16
News

​kim kardashian makes a documentary about mental health and social media

The woman who broke the internet wants you to use social media for better mental health.
Charlotte Gush
4.24.15