The Web Verbal Remedy


Welcome to Verbal Remedy

We’re a blogging, petition-signing community project from Newcastle upon Tyne set up to destroy the stigma around tough issues. From sex to mental health, drugs to feminism, we’ve got it covered, and you can get in on the action by writing or volunteering with us too.


Disability, Family, Mental Health, Parenting

To the paramedics who didn’t believe that my mum was ill

By Bridget Hamilton

Education, Politics

Could our scientists lose out after Brexit? Almost certainly

By Content Team

Pondering, Relationships, Sex

To my long-term Tinder love: shall we meet up?

By Content Team

Books, Feminism, Reviews

Review: Jess Phillips ‘Everywoman’ ★★★★★

By Bridget Hamilton

Education, Periods, Social Issues, Women

Yes, some girls with iPhones can’t afford tampons

By Content Team

Politics, Social Issues

A letter to the UK: No hard feelings, from an EU national

By Content Team

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