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Layla Haidrani

Layla Haidrani contributes to The Independent, The Huffington Post and Kettle Magazine, writing about student issues, contemporary affairs and politics.

Do counselling services at university need a dramatic overhaul?

Are counselling services providing enough support to students feeling overwhelmed at university? With social networking sites all encouraging us to post the positive elements of our lives, the widespread expectation that we should all be living a hedonistic lifestyle means that those students who do feel low or depressed can often resort to coping with their problems by themselves.