“To be a man is to be honest and to be human” – Male Mental Health Month: Loughborough HeadsUp.

What does it mean to be a man? This is a question that I've always been puzzled by. Sweeping gendered stereotypes aside, is there really any difference between the answer to this and what it means to be a woman? Surely the real question here should be 'What does it mean to be human?'. And … Continue reading “To be a man is to be honest and to be human” – Male Mental Health Month: Loughborough HeadsUp.

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Mental Health in the BME Community: Panel Discussion – HeadsUp

On Saturday 28th October, EMN (Ethnic Minorities Network) and HeadsUp held a collaborative event to round off EMN’s work throughout October celebrating Black History Month. This event was a discussion panel about Mental Health in the BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) Community and enabled people to ask questions to a panel of representatives. The Panel … Continue reading Mental Health in the BME Community: Panel Discussion – HeadsUp

‘Fresh-er’ Health

As part of my new role as Communications Officer for HeadsUp, it is my job to publicize the work we do and the campaigns that we run through a variety of different articles. HeadsUp is a student run group at Loughborough who work to raise awareness of mental health and attempt to dispel the stigma which surrounds it.