'universities' blog posts:
16 Jul 2013
A third of NEETS depressed
Research by the University and College Union finds third of NEETS have depression, 15 per cent have a mental health problem and 37% rarely leave the house.
3 Jan 2013
New survey: one in ten young people feel 'unable to cope'
The research reveals that young people not in employment, education or training (NEETs) are more than twice as likely to feel unable to cope as their peers.
1 Nov 2012
One fifth of students experience depression
Bupa study shows one fifth of university students have been depressed in the last year.
17 Sep 2012
Going to university? Advice for freshers
One of our young campaigners Charlotte offers advice to young people with mental health problems going to university.
12 Sep 2012
Studying with a mental health problem
Guest blogger Chris Taylor tells us about his thoughts before starting university
6 Jun 2012
YoungMinds Magazine: New issue out now
Click through to access our featured download
12 Mar 2012
Think Positive – improving student mental health in Scotland
Graeme Kirkpatrick, NUS Scotland's Deputy President, discusses their 'Think Positive' campaign which aims to improve student mental health in Scotland.
13 Jan 2012
Why we need to change the undergraduate psychiatry curriculum
Young people have told us that they are not taken seriously and their views are often not listened to.
19 Dec 2011
Improving students' mental health - a way forward
NUS Scotland's ‘Breaking the Silence’ examines student mental health and offers some excellent suggestions for improving mental health support.