Common Disorders and How to Find Them

When you’re mentally ill, people seem to think that you should know something is wrong, but that’s the nature of the beast; you might know something isn’t right, but that doesn’t mean you know what’s wrong either. It’s tough when your mind hates you; bad friends you can drop, you can leave your abusive ex-boy/girlfriend…

Sexpress – Issue 1

Welcome to the newest venture of the Express, the UCC Sexpress! We have come together to bring a page of advice for all things sex related. In an age where the internet has so many answers for everything, it is becoming ever so easy to feel misinformed; whether it be by the bad advice your…

Dos and Don’ts : Helping a Friend Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties

Don’t ever label mental health difficulties as a personal flaw. If someone is in clear distress, crying hysterically and yelling, it is not because they are an ‘attention-seeker’ or a ‘drama queen’. When I suffered from depression, I described it as being trapped in an invisible tank: it was a place where it’s horribly cold…