To coincide with Mental Health awareness week last week and these unprecedented times, the editors here at Platform give you the lowdown on how we…View More Platform Picks: How is entertainment helping us during lockdown?
Gaming often gets a bad rep when it comes to its effect on people’s lives, with the industry being blamed for influencing negative behavioural changes…View More Is there a future for therapy in gaming?
Films have the power to affect millions and therefore have a duty to respectfully represent what they show. Mental health on screen is often polarising…View More Mental health on screen: Distinguishing fact and fiction
When it comes to anyone’s mental health, it is important that as an individual, they use whatever they can that helps them in a way…View More Films and Friends: How entertainment supports my wellbeing
“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” Music has always been something safe…View More The Role of Music in Mental Health Matters
“Teenage-girl fans – they don’t lie. If they like you, they’re there. They don’t act “too cool”. They like you and they tell you which…View More The “Uncool” Boyband Fandoms and How They Benefit Mental Health
Platform’s Robbie Nicholls talks us through the importance of LGBTQ+ representation within the music industry and how it can affect people’s mental health for the…View More The Importance of LGBTQ+ Representation in Music
Even though mental health and mental illness is a progressively common topic of conversation, in the case of a loved one or a friend who…View More Supporting friends and loved ones with their mental health
Everybody can get stressed sometimes, it’s a normal part of life. But don’t let it go too far and take good care of your mental…View More KEEP CALM AND TAKE CARE OF YOUR MENTAL HEALTH
*books next trip immediately * Nothing quite beats the experience of seeing a place for the first time or returning to a favorite one.…View More Why traveling is good for mental health