How does Hollywood stigmatize Mental Illness?

Author: Dario Malerba

Here’s a little exercise for the reader: open up Netflix, Amazon Prime, or whatever your favourite streaming platform is, and try searching for the tag “psychological”. How many of these results are crime or horror related? This simple exercise will likely demonstrate the strong link that exists in global popular culture between the concepts of mental illness, ‘insanity’, and violence … (read more)

How Is Homelessness Affecting Children’s Education?

Author: Aniek Moonen

When we think about homelessness, we tend to forget the children behind the adults. In the past ten years, the amount of homeless families in the Netherlands has exploded. For children living in these conditions, the performance in primary and/or secondary education is often severely impacted … (read more)