The University of Bolton Student Services

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Resources brought together by the Life Lounge team

Mythbusting- An Introduction

Here's some examples of Mythbusting that we've found from the World Health Organization

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters! 

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The BBC have produced a really good learning tool about Fake News. You can access that here


Mythbusting -Appraising Information

Anyone can publish information online. It's important to be able to recognise trusted sources. The following video explains why searching online should be created with caution. You wouldn't want to base a health care decision on information which could be potentially out of date or not written by a practitioner. 

If you are looking for support in finding academic information- see your Academic Librarian

If you are looking for support in understanding health information see a health professional