Minding your physical and mental health during the Christmas period

December 11, 2019

As the Christmas period vastly approaches, the horrific recurring thoughts of spending money and wondering where did that year go, can lead into a season that can be a stressful time for many people, leaving us to wonder, is Andy Williams correct in saying this is the “most wonderful time of the year!”


Using dark humour to get through college

November 27, 2019

Whether we’ve been having a bad day and have said it as a form of relief, humour or just having heard it in passing, we have all experienced the phrase “I want to die,” but seldom do we ever really mean it.


The season of SAD

November 27, 2019

It was also found that young people are generally more susceptible to developing SAD, particularly in countries with pronounced seasonal changes.


Anxiety on the rise

October 16, 2019

It is completely normal to be anxious or worried about events that will happen in the future, however, if these feelings become constant and cause significant stress, then it could be considered a serious mental illness.


Life with less clutter

April 15, 2019

Waking up in a clean room already makes you feel like you’ve started out the day on the right foot. It’s time to get the big yellow skip out, and start getting rid of things that don’t ‘spark joy’ .


Head stuff

April 3, 2019

‘It took over 2 years for me to come off of a waiting list and be treated and throughout my time there I felt I wasn’t being listened to ”


Happy little pills

December 12, 2018

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


The troubles of toxic masculinity

December 12, 2018

Irish society has become better at discussing mental health issues. However, men across the country are still suffering and are largely being ignored. Last year, men accounted for 79 per cent of suicide deaths last


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. 

Budget 2019

BUDGET 2019: Health

October 9, 2018

Mental health funding will see the total funding increase to €1 billion, an increase of 9 per cent.