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UCD Residences Under Fire Over Lack of Adequate Mental Health Facilities

RAs concerned over lack of out-of-hours support for students in UCD Residences 3 RAs and 1 SRA have already quit their roles this year Some SRAs unhappy with level of training provided to handle mental health issues The lack of…

Editorial: RAs Need To Be Looked After

Welcome back to a new semester in UCD where this Editor is hoping we don’t have to cover another impeachment. I simply just don’t have it in me. I’d also like to welcome the Burkean Journal to UCD. Apparently the…

How Is Mental Health Portrayed On TV?

Television producers don’t want to commit to characters with mental health disorders. It’s understandable. It’s difficult to structure a story around characters that may not react ‘normally’ to life. How do you write a tv show about someone who doesn’t…

Minding Your Mind

As we head into the dark winter months and a stressful exam season, it is especially important to look after your mental health. Luckily, there are a number of supports available to UCD students that are completely free and confidential…

Mental Health Week Deferred

Mental Health Week has been deferred. The event was supposed to take place from September 26th-28th but nothing ever materialised. Speaking to the Tribune via email UCDSU Welfare Officer Eoghan MacDomhaill explained that the deferral “Was due to a number…

UCD Psychology Labs Aid In Creation Of Mental Health App

‘CopeSmart’ is a mobile app for young people and students which aims to foster positive mental health though emotional self-awareness and the promotion of positive coping strategies. The information presented in the app is based on the work of Professor…

Mental Health Week in Full Swing

Mental health week began on Monday October 8th and will continue until Friday October 12th. Bodywhys were invited in to give a talk on eating disorders on Monday followed by safeTALK training, sovaldi which is aimed at creating suicide alertness….

All Things Now

Silvana Lakeman considers how we can deal with the possibilities of UCD The winter term is now officially underway – leaves are falling from the trees, coats are a necessity and midterms are looming for most. The majority of us…