Acclaimed Investigative Journalist Livvy Haydock Delivers A Key Note Lecture For UWS BA + MA Journalism Students

With students and staff not permitted on campus due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, UWS Journalism lecturer James Mahon launches a Video Guest Lecture series via Microsoft Teams with 6 leading journalists from across the world.  This week we hear … Continue reading Acclaimed Investigative Journalist Livvy Haydock Delivers A Key Note Lecture For UWS BA + MA Journalism Students

Addiction; coping as a family

by Erin Lawless Approximately one in three people suffer from some sort of addiction according to charity, Action on Addiction. Addiction doesn’t have to mean being exclusively dependent on drugs and alcohol. Addiction comes in many forms. You can be addicted to electronics, coffee, smoking and more. No matter the addiction, it is essential it is seen for what it is; an illness and like many illnesses, it affects more than just the person infected. Annalise Macleod, sister to long-time addict Connor, said: “For the past fourteen years I have watched my family, as I had known it, slowly crumble … Continue reading Addiction; coping as a family

Cenacolo; facing your addiction

By Erin Lawless Addiction means being physically and mentally dependent on a particular substance. This dependence has the ability to destroy lives and can cause its victim to see nothing past getting their next life-altering hit. Cenacolo, is a community that prides itself on being not a rehab but a place of hope. It was founded by an Italian nun, Mother Elvira Petrozzi, in 1983 and has settlements all around the world. Cenacolo was set up for the sole purpose of providing a safe place for addicts in the desire to help those suffering to overcome their addictions. Mary McNally, … Continue reading Cenacolo; facing your addiction