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Why I've changed my mind about binge-drinking Having drank too much one night in college, Sean talks about why we should look at changing our attitudes to binge-drinking

Why we need to fix the direct provision system Criodán talks about the problems with direct provision and why we need to support asylum seekers who come to Ireland

Why we should all lobby our politicans volunteer Ross has plenty of experience lobbying politicians and shares some of the benefits of it

Why we seriously need better mental health services This reader writes an open letter to the government about the lack of mental health facilities

My poem on supporting my friend who is suicidal Bridget talks about why we need to have open conversations about our mental health and suicide

My experience living with Bipolar Affective Disorder Joseph talks about his experience with bipolar and how his support system has really helped

Working as a camp counsellor can help build important life skills Isabel talks about the important skills she learned that will help with any job in the future

My favourite alcohol-free activities in Dublin volunteer Niamh has some ideas for fun activities you can do around Dublin that don't revolve around drinking

Why going on Erasmus can be your best college experiences Many people are nervous about going on Erasmus but Robert talks about some of the great experiences it brings

Practical CBT skills I use to help with panic attacks Laura looks at how Cognitive Behavioural Therapy works and some skills to practice day to day to help your mental health

Why we need to learn more about binge drinking Caoimhe looks at some of the effects of drinking alcohol and why it would be good for us all to know the facts

Why it's important to rethink how we communicate on social media volunteer Aine wonders why reading "seen" can make us feel quite the opposite sometimes

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