Coronavirus and isolation, OCD sufferers might better cope with it

By Alice Liana Galli The ongoing pandemic of Covid-19 can be a reason for great concern for many people and its effect can have a huge impact on mental health, especially now that restricting measures have been put in place all over Scotland. However, some individuals might be more prepared to cope with the emergency than others. According to the licensed psychologist, specialised in the cognitive behavioural treatment of OCD, Fred Penzel, people suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder have a life-time experience training that teaches them how to overcome their worst fears, including the one of contagion. But what do … Continue reading Coronavirus and isolation, OCD sufferers might better cope with it

Professional Educators facing Online-Teaching as an effect of COVID-19

By Nora Garcia The majority of schools, colleges and Universities in the UK are now closed due to the Coronavirus spread. Online-Teaching is the current method employed to help students throughout their academic year. Professional Educators in schools and Universities … Continue reading Professional Educators facing Online-Teaching as an effect of COVID-19

Football Fears: How are clubs coping with coronavirus?

by Mya Bollan Scottish Football clubs to struggle as the game is suspended until 30 April at the earliest. Despite the Scottish football authorities (SFA) providing £1.5 million of funding, the financial hardship that coronavirus will inevitably bring to Scottish … Continue reading Football Fears: How are clubs coping with coronavirus?

MA Broadcast Journalism students facing campus restrictions as COVID-19 spreads

By Nora Garcia ”I think that the University should be able to figure something out. I hope they will, but I just don’t know.”. ”I’m afraid because I’m only in this country for one and a half year VISA, so … Continue reading MA Broadcast Journalism students facing campus restrictions as COVID-19 spreads

Scottish suicide victims reach out to ambulance services

By Amber Kane Researchers found that one in two Scottish people contacted the ambulance service 12 months before their death.  Figures released from the Scottish Suicide Information Database ‘https://beta.isdscotland.org/find-publications-and-data/population-health/mortality/scottish-suicide-information-database/’ shows that Scots were considerably more likely to contact unscheduled care … Continue reading Scottish suicide victims reach out to ambulance services

Scottish Drug Summit needed to tackle ‘public health emergency’, says Minister

By Leigh Taylor An upcoming drug summit organised by the Scottish Government alongside Glasgow City Council has reopened the discussion on the extent of our drug crisis compared to the rest of the UK.  The issue has become particularly prominent … Continue reading Scottish Drug Summit needed to tackle ‘public health emergency’, says Minister