Embrace; – Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

By Angus Yip (18A01A) Photos courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society Singapore is a society characterised by a fast pace of life; long hours at work and school have become a norm, creating an environment that has regularly been described as a “pressure cooker”. The number of stressed-out people is on the rise, and it has … Continue reading

Mental Health Awareness Week 2017: A Preview

By Ianni Tan (18S03C) Additional reporting by Angus Yip (18A01A) This article is a preview for Mental Health Awareness Week 2017.   You’ve (very unfortunately) probably heard this same refrain over, and over, and over again – it’s all up in your head, stop being weak and attention-seeking, just be positive and you’ll be better. … Continue reading


by Bryan Ling (17S06C) “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” – The New Colossus Students of the land rejoice – for those of you looking for a repose from school life, there’s a new sanctuary in RI to hide away from the troubles of the world. Located right … Continue reading

Preview: Mental Health Awareness Week 2016

By Jeanne Tan (17A01B ) and Bryan Ling (17S06C) This article is a preview for Mental Health Awareness Week. Aware. Accept. Assist. The tagline for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) points towards the heart of the issue. In our stressful world of deadlines and grades, our mental health unfortunately takes a hit.  But … Continue reading

Keep Calm Week: A Preview

by Chew Cheng Yu (16S06L), Choo Shuen Ming (16A01E), Louisa Li (16A13A) and Md Khairillah (16A01B) Stressed? Depressed? Stressed and depressed? Hear ye, hear ye! The counsellors at Raffles Guidance Center are collaborating with the Community Advocates group Lifeline to bring you “Keep Calm Week” from tomorrow until the end of the week! What? The concept … Continue reading

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