The Exam Period and the Associated Effects on Students’ Mental Health

One of every five adolescents experience mental and behavioural problems in any given year. While most cases go unnoticed or untreated, mental health is a serious issue that has affected people from all across the world. Luckily, the Netherlands ranks amongst the countries with the best mental healthcare plan. In view of the World Mental Health Day on October […]

Becoming older doesn’t mean becoming better

Over the past few years, I’ve seen an increase in the amount of awareness being spread on the importance of mental health. My high-school Student Council organised a Mental Health Week for all its students, aimed at educating them on mental illnesses. A similar campaign is currently being held at the UvA, with the aim […]