Force of Habit

Ruth O Dwyer takes on anxiety I wouldn’t be inclined to label anxiety as a mental illness or medical condition, although it most definitely comes under the realm of mental health. It is more of a tendency that is provoked within us, to react in an anxious way before particular people or in some situations, predominantly because our past interactions and dealings with certain people … Continue reading Force of Habit

With Winter Comes Snowflakes

Sorcha Lanigan documents a mental disorder that can stop anyone in their tracks this season Autumn has left Cork abruptly and slammed the door on the way out. The shudder has sent all the leaves to the ground at once, and walking to college has become synonymous with staggering through a busy ice rink without blades; the ground is wet and slippery, the air damp … Continue reading With Winter Comes Snowflakes

What is Niteline?

Words: Sarah Kelleher Niteline is an international voluntary organisation which provides a listening service for UCC students run by UCC students. Our service is confidential, non-directive and non-judgemental. This year we’re delighted to extend our opening hours to  Monday to Thursday between 9pm and 1am, so we’re here when you need us during college. No problem is too big or too small, so whether you’re … Continue reading What is Niteline?