This site is intended to be the main resource for the work of the Union of Students in Ireland’s work on student mental health. It hosts reports, research and campaigns relating to student mental health. It is presented as a mostly open resource for members. The USI Mental Health programme is proud to be supported and funded by the Health Service Executive National Office for Suicide Prevention.
Connecting Minds Podcast
S1 E1: Body Image
We all have a mental health. We all need to take care of ourselves.
USI works with your SU to discover better ways of coping with the strain of student life.
You might have seen during our recent Mental Health Week Campaign that we shared lots of ways to get support if you’re having a tough time right now. One of those services is a text number: 50808. This is a mental health crisis text line that is available 24/7. When you use this service they […]
The fourth day of USI’s mental health week campaign, Togetherness – Le Chéile, focuses on body image, body confidence and eating disorders. We have put together a some information about body image and eating disorders: Blog: Body Image and Body Confidence Keep an eye on our social media as we have some prizes up for […]
Our bodies our something we can have a complicated relationship with. It can be very easy to compare ourselves to other people that we know or that we see online or in the media. It’s a natural thing to compare ourselves to others, but that doesn’t mean it’s always a healthy thing. We live in […]