Dead funny: why we use humour to deal with grief

Dead funny: why we use humour to deal with grief

Here at DPC HQ we’re all about the #banter. The DPC wouldn’t be the DPC without a shed load of dead parent jokes; it’s what our friendship is built on. But we are well aware that not everyone enjoys joking about death. Many people see or hear us laughing about it and...
Living with a mental illness

Living with a mental illness

Do I look like I suffer with depression and anxiety? Or do I look like a happy 23 year old with the world at my feet? This highlights my very first point; mental illnesses do not have a face. Sometimes, it isn’t recognisable. 1 in 4 of us will suffer from a...
Grieving at university

Grieving at university

It’s that time of year again! Whether you’re heading back to university for another year, or starting your first, it can be an exciting and equally overwhelming time. New city, new friends, new bedroom, new support network. INTRODUCTION We recently interviewed Sam...