Archive | Health

DO Something About Cancer

If you are a girl you’ve probably received a message in your Facebook inbox that starts with “So it’s that time of year again when we try to raise awareness for breast cancer through a game…” The aim is to post a status where your birth month corresponds to a place, and your birth date […]

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Negative Male Body Image

“I’ll take you to the hospital!” My mother’s words. It wasn’t the first time that we talked about it, but she was really worried on this occasion. I ignored her though. I stopped listening a long time ago… My life had always been ‘normal’. I had friends, hobbies, and school wasn’t going too badly. I […]

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Coping With Panic Attacks

When I was 17 I met a girl and fell in love with her. She was great and we stayed together for many years. Shortly after our first anniversary she had a breakdown – she shut down and couldn’t cope with life. She was ill for a long time. I never told my family because […]

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Enfield Fat Fighters

Exposure has produced a fun and lively video (see below) tackling the growing problem of adolescent obesity. Made with some effervescent pupils from Broomfield School and commissioned by Enfield Council’s Youth Support Service, the video is designed to inform young people about the importance of healthy eating and regular exercise, in a clear and accessible […]

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Body image: No Body’s Perfect

Did you know the average British woman is a size 14? Yet, according to a survey in an article from a 2011 issue of Female First magazine, one-in-two think they are too fat. I can imagine women avoiding looking in the mirror because they fear seeing the slightest imperfections that don’t measure up to the […]

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Drugs: Legal Highs

I am Meow Meow, but that’s not my only name: 4MMC, Meph, Plant Fertiliser, Plant Food, Charge, Bounce, Bubbles, Drone, MC, Miaow and Mcat. I am well known as Mephedrone. You inhale me. I am extremely addictive. I come as a white powder in a capsule or a small clear bag. I am about 95% […]

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Films

Exposure is proud to release its latest short film, Lonely Minds

Sexual health vox pop

A short vox pop video and improvised spoken word poem