Self-Harm Awareness Day: My Story

Content warning: mentions self-harm, depression, mental health, trauma, emotional abuse, suicide and suicidal thoughts By Sofia Sabatino, 2nd Year Psychology with Mental Health NTU Student Hello. My name is Sofia and I’m a second year student studying Psychology with Mental Health at Nottingham Trent University. March 1st is Self-Harm Awareness Day and so I wanted … More Self-Harm Awareness Day: My Story

Supporting Someone With an Eating Disorder

By Kirsty O’Leary, 3rd Year Fashion Marketing and Branding Student Content Warning: Mention of Eating Disorder This week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week, which aims to raise awareness and educate people on Eating Disorders. It can be difficult to know how to approach the situation when someone close to you has an Eating Disorder, and … More Supporting Someone With an Eating Disorder

Sexual Violence Awareness Week: My story

Content Warning: This story mentions sexual violence, which could be triggering to some readers. By Niak Pezeshkanahanian, MSc Psychological wellbeing and mental health NTU student. Because of growing up in a society where the culture and laws that did not accept and respect human diversity, I have faced some issues as a member of the … More Sexual Violence Awareness Week: My story

Tips for feeling less alone during winter break – from an international student

By Olista Naurallegra, 2nd year Psychology student Spending winter break in a country where I have only lived for a few months with different cultures and weather is not easy- having to deal with the fact that I will be spending the festive period and new year thousands of miles away from my family is … More Tips for feeling less alone during winter break – from an international student