mental health week

mental health

​how to allow your friendships to help you manage 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
5.20.16
mental health

we need to look at how drinking is really impacting our mental health

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
5.20.16
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
5.20.16
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.
Jack Sunnucks
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
mental health

what it's like to come out as depressed

​After coming out as suffering from depression in an article for i-D earlier in the year, performance artist Scottee looks at the way his life has changed since, and the ways “a flamboyant, fat femme” struggles through a world of muscled, macho males.
Scottee Scottee
5.18.16
Think Pieces

what it's like growing up with an eating disorder

This story is my secret and one I kept so well for years. Eating disorders are something we hide away through shame and guilt. The dark hell of anorexia nervosa became my life and ravaged my adolescence.
Milly McMahon
5.17.16
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
mental health week

why the government has to do more in today's mental health crisis

Even if it hasn't affected us directly, we all have friends, family and loved ones who have suffered or are suffering from mental health issues, yet there's so much left unsaid and known. With the NHS and charities strained, Oscar Quine discusses how...
Oscar Quine
5.16.16
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