University Mental Health Day

With the recent alterations to the Disabled Student Allowance, the increasing demand on university mental health services and increasing referrals to the NHS; students and the mental health sector in Higher Education are experiencing numerous challenges.
The experience has given me a fleeting glimpse into what life would be like with depression. Even in those few weeks, my life was completely under the control of my lack of emotion and drive. Horrible thoughts would creep into my head, and the idea of social interaction was exhausting. It took over my body and mind as much as my physical illness.