New blueprint for primary schools is a major success

January 18, 2023

It can be refreshing to hear people share stories of their own experiences with mental health. It’s nice to know we’re not alone and raise awareness for where we can go to get help.  What’s


Blue Monday- Lets tackle it together

January 16, 2023

So you survived Friday the 13th just to be hit in the face with Blue Monday.  ‘Blue Monday’ comes just as the Christmas and party season becomes a distant memory and the January blues officially


Is the hybrid work model the new way forward?

September 28, 2022

During the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone around the world had to alter their daily routines. That ranged from online shopping to online teaching and people were forced to work from home. While


The Importance of Movember

November 24, 2021

Each November, awareness toward men’s health is raised with the Movember campaign, a campaign in which people grow out their facial hair to raise money for various charities

National News

Eating Disorders: “There’s no set definition of recovery”

March 24, 2021

At the end of 2019, the Coronavirus pandemic took the world by surprise. Scientists worked long and hard over the past year to develop a sufficient vaccine, and they succeeded. But as the pandemic is slowly regressing due to the vaccination rollout programme taking place across the world, there are still other deadly illnesses that cannot be deterred by vaccination immunity.


The powerful respite art can offer during lockdown

December 9, 2020

We’ve all had to find our coping mechanisms during the pandemic, especially over the last six weeks where we’ve all be stuck inside. And we’re not out of the woods yet, Level 3 can only give us so much freedom.


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.