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What to do if you’re struggling

What to do if you’re struggling

Friday 28 June 2013Student Mental Health

Being a student can be stressful. New home, new work, new friends; the pressure of essays and exams; money, debt, and making decisions about your future; it can all be unsettling and demanding in an unfamiliar way.  Add to this the more personal issues that happen along life’s way and you can end up feeling depressed, anxious, or just generally upset. This can leave you feeling overwhelmed and not sure how best to manage.

Being a student can be stressful. New home, new work, new friends; the pressure of essays and exams;...

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What are the main effects of drugs?

What are the main effects of drugs?

Monday 16 April 2012Drugs

Drugs can be broadly divided into three categories based on their main effects. They may act solely as stimulants, depressants or hallucinogens. Quite a few drugs show two of these effects at the same time, and are then described either as stimulant hallucinogens (e.g. ecstasy) or as depressant hallucinogens (e.g. cannabis).

Drugs can be broadly divided into three categories based on their main effects. They may act solely...

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