This site 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
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.
September is Green Ribbon Month – a mental health campaign run by SeeChange. SeeChange have run this campaign every year for the past eleven years, aiming to spread awareness about all mental health difficulties to help end mental health stigma and discrimination. Each year has a different theme, and this year’s theme is ‘judgement’. We […]
USI joined organisations around the world in marking World Suicide Prevention Day on Sunday 10th September. The aim of this day is to discourage people from attempting or completing suicide, and to encourage people to seek help if they are feeling suicidal. If you or someone you know is at risk of hurting yourself/ themselves […]
On 9th May, USI were invited to speak at the Oireachtas sub-Committee on Mental Health for a discussion on issues relating to the life-cycle approach to mental health in the context of young people. USI were invited to make a written submission to the Oireachtas sub-Committee before being invited to speak – you can find […]