Mental health and suicide: from the 19th century to present

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Cristiene Neta de Sá Araújo, a second semester medicine student at the Federal University of Maranhão campus Pinheiro. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer […]

From mental health to suicide: the interruption of this chain reaction by prevention

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Emilly Cardinalli, a 20 years old undergraduate student of Medicine at Universidade Potiguar in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to […]

Suicide in postpartum depression

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Hyale Melo Lima, a second period medical student at UNICEPLAC – Centro Universitário do Planalto Central Apparecido dos Santos in Brazil. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer […]

The future of suicide and depression prevention

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Wiktoria Izdebska, a 3rd year medical student of Medical University of Białystok, Poland. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect IFMSA’s view on […]

Why this is the year we must take action on mental health

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Elisha London, Chief Executive Officer, United for Global Mental Health & Peter Varnum, Project Lead, Global Health and Healthcare, World Economic Forum The global mental health crisis could cost the world $16 trillion by 2030. With mental disorders on […]

My experience living with depression and schizophrenia in Thailand

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Living with depression and schizophrenia has not been easy. When I first started complaining about my head to my family in 2015, they took me to the hospital, where a doctor recommended an MRI scan. The MRI came out […]

Depression is the no. 1 cause of ill health and disability worldwide

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Adam Jezard, Formative Content It seems our world is an increasingly stressful place – and the numbers of people suffering from mental health issues are increasing as a result. While the anxieties of studying are having adverse effects […]