Techamphetamine

Are you an addict? Addiction is not just limited to drugs or alcohol. There are addictions known as ‘process’ addictions, such as sex, love, codependency, gambling – and social media. Addiction is defined by CAMH as having the four c’s: Craving Loss of control of amount or frequency of use Compulsion to use Use despite consequences Sound familiar?…

Russia’s killer whales

There have been a few films based around the concept of challenge games such as The Game (1997) and Nerve (2016). As good as it is as a fictional plot line, what is a challenge based game like in real life? Blue Whale is an app through which the ‘moderator’ sends challenges to be completed every day for 50 days. The tasks get…

Heads Together Runs the Conversation Around Mental Illness

The Royal Foundation has released ‘groundbreaking’ videos ahead of the London Marathon 2017 to raise awareness for Virgin Money’s Charity of the Year. In 2016, it was announced that Heads Together is the Virgin Money London Marathon 2017 Charity of the Year; runners can choose to either fundraise specifically for one of the eight involved charities,…