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Taking care of your mental health in uncertain times

July 21, 2020

On the 15th of July the Irish government announced that we will not be able to progress into phase 4 of easing Covid-19 restrictions. This uncertainty, along with other unpredictable elements of the pandemic has

Features

Happy little pills

December 12, 2018

problems aren’t miraculously solved when you tell someone how you’re feeling

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Six weeks a’waiting

October 17, 2018

DCU have been working over the summer with an external organisation who offer 24/7 telephone counselling and will offer counselling in different locations around the country. 

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Phoning your feelings in DCU

March 8, 2017

Just a few weeks ago, DCU saw the establishment of an over the phone counselling service. An exclusive for DCU students, the helpline will operate for three hours, two nights a week – every Tuesday

Health

Don’t blame yourself if your counsellor isn’t right for you

March 23, 2016

Counsellors have heard it all, they have been built up and trained, but no amount of books, training or even time working in the field can force two people to work well together in a small room in which one of them shares their deepest or saddest thoughts.