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Looking after number one

A night of self-care, activism and compassion at the Burnout and Self-Care Workshop

On Tuesday of TCDSU Welfare’s Mental Health Week, DUGES, Envirosoc and DU Meditation hosted a “Burn-out and Self-Care Workshop”.

Before leaving the room, every student that took part in the workshop expressed his or her gratitude in having taken some

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Metaphors, coping mechanisms, and a plastic bag: Blindboy discusses mental wellbeing

An unlikely spokesperson for mental health, Blindboy sheds light on Ireland’s issues in promoting mental wellbeing in a talk held for Mental Health Week.


It is a sad reflection on how mental health is perceived by the general population of Ireland when a man wearing a plastic bag on his head has a greater impact in engaging with students than the senators speaking on …

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A Mindfulness Morning for Mental Health Week

Run by S2S in conjunction with DU Meditation and Niteline, today’s Mindfulness Morning was a uniquely informative and positive experience

This morning,  Tuesday March 21,  a small group of students from various year groups and backgrounds came together in the Global Room for a Mindfulness Morning event as part of Mental Health Week. Participants were welcomed with a mug of

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Post Grad Week set to show graduates how to strike a balance

Trinity’s Graduate Students’ Union have organised a week of events specifically for graduate students, from employment workshops to nights out

The Graduates Students’ Union (GSU) has been hard at work preparing for Post Grad Week 2017, a week of events specifically catered for graduate students which shall run from today, March 20, until Friday March 25.

An abundance of  informative

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Comedy gigs, student workshops and Blindboy: Mental Health Week 2017

From mindfulness meditation to comedy gigs, this year’s Mental Health Week promises society collaboration events, educational sub-campaigns, and a workshop by the Rubberbandits’ Blindboy

TCDSU Mental Health Week 2017 begins today, Monday 20 March, marking the final welfare campaign week of the year. The week aims “raise awareness of the different mental health issues that affect us”, highlighting issues such as spotting the signs

Sport

Town walks and country walks

Have you forgotten the charm of the outdoors since coming to university in Dublin? Hannah Beresford lauds the simple magic of a walk in an ode to her native Cork.

Health and Wellbeing

I have always loved being outside. I grew up in a house skirted by woodland; our garden backed right up onto the treeline. An inordinate amount of my childhood and teens were spent wandering around this wood …

Features

Putting a focus back on Mental Health: Meabh Cullen, Welfare Candidate

Mental Health Mondays, healthy recipes and drug safety are what Welfare Candidate Meabh Cullen wishes to implement as Welfare officer

Meabh Cullen is a third year Environmental Science student who is heavily involved with the Disability Service within Trinity. She serves as both an ambassador for the Disability Service, and as a Part-Time officer for Students with Disabilities in the

News

College Health Service error in correspondence results in student being put in “physical danger”

The Health Service sent correspondence to the student’s home address against their wishes

NEWS

The College Health Service has contradicted a student’s instructions not to send any correspondence to their parents’ address, resulting in severe emotional and financial distress for the student.

The student had previously given explicit notification to the College Health Service

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Trinity startup “Silvercloud” raises €8m euro in funding

The online wellness company was set up in 2012 but began as a research project in Trinity

NEWS

The online wellness company Silvercloud has raised more than €8m in funding, the Irish Examiner has reported.

The company offers a range of online services designed to help people manage mental health and behavioural health issues such as depression, anxiety,

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