Tim Squirrell
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Tim Squirrell is currently studying Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge. He writes and edits for the Cambridge Tab, as well as engaging in mental health activism, attempting to raise awareness of issues of stigma and welfare for students who suffer from mental health problems. He also works for the Cambridge Union Society, encouraging people to argue with each other in an attempt to reconcile their views.

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An Open Letter to Penny Smith and Jim Davis on Mental Illness and Stigma

(1) Comments | Posted 22 February 2014 | (09:37)

Dear Penny and Jim,

I'm writing to thank you for having me on The Breakfast Show on BBC London last Thursday. I don't know if you remember me; you were running a news piece about the tragic death of Tallulah Wilson, a girl who suffered from an eating disorder and...

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On Depression, Or Being a Rag Doll

(6) Comments | Posted 11 July 2013 | (00:00)

The most common question people ask about depression is 'How do you know the difference between depression and just feeling sad?'. What marks me and all the others who suffer from depression out from people who are just down in the dumps, feeling the weight of the world or having...

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