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#Mental Health

# mental-health - Sunday 15 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Experiences of acute mental illness: 'I just wasn’t there' Column

Experiences of acute mental illness: 'I just wasn’t there'

Photovoice was developed by two researchers in the 1990s as a tool for giving voice to groups who have been traditionally marginalised, writes Dr Maria Quinlan.

# mental-health - Friday 13 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Totally unacceptable': Two people spend night on chairs in mental health unit Waterford

'Totally unacceptable': Two people spend night on chairs in mental health unit

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has said the situation is intolerable for patients and upsetting for staff.

# mental-health - Monday 9 October, 2017

Athletes who suffer concussion more likely to report mental health issues after their careers

Ireland was one of the eight countries to take part in the research.

# mental-health - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'People who are mentally ill are less likely to be admitted for cancer treatment' All Ireland Study

'People who are mentally ill are less likely to be admitted for cancer treatment'

A new study examined the palliative care needs on the island of Ireland by surveying hundreds of GPs and psychiatrists.

From TheJournal.ie 'Eircode lottery' determines if your child gets to see a psychologist, says TD Mental Health

'Eircode lottery' determines if your child gets to see a psychologist, says TD

80% of those on a waiting list for a psychological appointment are between the five to 17 year age group.

# mental-health - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie After their mother died by suicide, these Irish brothers are now helping Australians speak out Pieta House

After their mother died by suicide, these Irish brothers are now helping Australians speak out

Their mother and friend died by suicide in the space of six years.

# mental-health - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'When I get injured I think I can't do this anymore and want to do something else with my life'

Andrew Trimble will today become Ulster’s joint-top appearance maker at the end of a week in which he lent his voice to the ‘Tackle Your Feelings’ campaign. He opens up to The42 about his own mental wellbeing and dealing with the frustrations associated with injury.

# mental-health - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge Chrissy Teigen opened up about struggling with postnatal depression after the birth of her daughter Luna Mental Health

Chrissy Teigen opened up about struggling with postnatal depression after the birth of her daughter Luna

Postnatal depression can affect anybody. Even Chrissy Teigen.

# mental-health - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers Turn2MeYouth

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

# mental-health - Friday 15 September, 2017

Former Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle found 'safe and well'

There was widespread concern after the ex-Leeds player went missing.

# mental-health - Thursday 14 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Voice hearers like myself were once written off - we're due our own revolution and civil rights movement' Opinion

'Voice hearers like myself were once written off - we're due our own revolution and civil rights movement'

“I urge everyone reading this article to rethink ever using the s-word to describe someone again.”

# mental-health - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren Mental Health

Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren

The Oireachtas Education Committee has made a number recommendations to improve the mental health of school children.

# mental-health - Monday 11 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge The Rubberbandits are winning praise for their powerful new song about suicide Mental Health

# mental-health - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'My recent trip home brought me back to a time when I was naïve, stupid and emotionally unravelling' Suicide

'My recent trip home brought me back to a time when I was naïve, stupid and emotionally unravelling'

Rick Rossiter shares his story: from suicide attempts in his teens to becoming mental health advocate.

# mental-health - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Marian Keyes: 'Don't blame yourself if you can't find the cause of your depression' Mental Health

Marian Keyes: 'Don't blame yourself if you can't find the cause of your depression'

Best selling author, Marian Keyes, talked about relationships and mental health on the Late Late Show last night.

# mental-health - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Roscommon mental health services failed to report risk of 'inappropriate sexual behaviour' Failings

Roscommon mental health services failed to report risk of 'inappropriate sexual behaviour'

A report was was commissioned into the services after allegations of sexual exploitation at one of its facilities.

# mental-health - Saturday 2 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Litter, cigarette butts and cut hair observed on the floor of adult psychiatric unit Mental Health

Litter, cigarette butts and cut hair observed on the floor of adult psychiatric unit

The review of the Jonathan Swift Clinic found a number of failings.

# mental-health - Friday 1 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'This is a wake-up call': Number of medical card holders on anti-depressants rose by 50,000 in five years Mental Health

'This is a wake-up call': Number of medical card holders on anti-depressants rose by 50,000 in five years

Reacting to the figures, the IMO’s Dr Ray Walley said “we need our mental health services improved and we need it now”.

# mental-health - Thursday 31 August, 2017

41% of Ireland's rugby players report symptoms of performance-related anxiety or depression

“Players are putting themselves under huge pressure and not dealing with it properly,” says Tadhg Furlong.

# mental-health - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The government have put their funding into mental health campaigns rather than services' Opinion

'The government have put their funding into mental health campaigns rather than services'

If we’re going to ask people to talk up, then we must have people to listen, writes Una Power.

# mental-health - Monday 14 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge A hairdresser's powerful post about cutting the hair of a teenage girl with depression is going viral Empathy

# mental-health - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This is how a Dublin teenager single-handedly set off to raise suicide awareness in her local area Mental Health

This is how a Dublin teenager single-handedly set off to raise suicide awareness in her local area

18-year-old Jessica Clohisey is set to host the third annual Sail Against Suicide event in Dublin.

# mental-health - Saturday 12 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Recovery is possible': A third of people seeking help for eating disorders have had one for over 10 years Reaching Out

'Recovery is possible': A third of people seeking help for eating disorders have had one for over 10 years

Charity Bodywhys said that a large number seeking help 10 years on have never accessed any form of treatment.

# mental-health - Monday 7 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I think the act of being there and just listening is a very powerful thing' Aware Support Line

'I think the act of being there and just listening is a very powerful thing'

Charity Aware are looking for 40 new volunteers to meet with growing demand for the service.

# mental-health - Friday 4 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of us wouldn't feel comfortable discussing a mental health issue at work Speaking Out

Nearly half of us wouldn't feel comfortable discussing a mental health issue at work

That is according to the results of a new survey commissioned by One4All.

# mental-health - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Where was her humanity?' US woman (20) to serve 15 months in jail over boyfriend's suicide Michelle Carter

'Where was her humanity?' US woman (20) to serve 15 months in jail over boyfriend's suicide

Michelle Carter urged her boyfriend to kill himself.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not acceptable': Nearly 2,000 new staff needed in mental health services Recruitment

'This is not acceptable': Nearly 2,000 new staff needed in mental health services

The figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s James Browne, after a parliamentary question to the Minister for Health.

From The Daily Edge Justin Bieber has addressed why he quit his world tour with an emotional open letter on Instagram Purpose

Justin Bieber has addressed why he quit his world tour with an emotional open letter on Instagram

“I also want my mind heart and soul to be sustainable so that I can be the man I want to be”

# mental-health - Monday 31 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Children with potential mental health issues have been waiting over a year for a psychologist BACKLOG

Children with potential mental health issues have been waiting over a year for a psychologist

Almost a third of children on waiting-lists have been waiting for over a year.

# mental-health - Sunday 30 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man sets off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in bid to climb each continent's highest mountain On Top Of The World

Dublin man sets off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in bid to climb each continent's highest mountain

Derek Mahon from Dublin climbed Mount Everest in 2014.

# mental-health - Friday 21 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge Reaction to Chester Bennington's death show little change in attitudes to men's mental health Mental Health

Reaction to Chester Bennington's death show little change in attitudes to men's mental health

Progress has been made, but there’s a long way to go

# mental-health - Thursday 20 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness Mental Health

Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness

Helplink is offering six online counselling appointments to Irish emigrants in need.

# mental-health - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'It's important to have male role models promoting wellness' - St Pat's announce partnership with Pieta House

Pieta House provides free counselling services to people in suicidal distress or engaging in self-harm.

# mental-health - Friday 14 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil TD becomes emotional in Dáil speaking about death of young man by suicide Ask For Help

Fianna Fáil TD becomes emotional in Dáil speaking about death of young man by suicide

Lisa Chambers was speaking during a Dáil debate on her party’s Bill to strengthen the rights of mental health patients.

# mental-health - Thursday 13 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm pushing for change in mental health services - and you can help me' Opinion

'I'm pushing for change in mental health services - and you can help me'

Our Voices contributor Natalie Marr has a burning idea that gives us all a chance to effect change.

# mental-health - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Thank you for sharing your mental health experiences - that's why we share this award with you Mind Yourself

Thank you for sharing your mental health experiences - that's why we share this award with you

Headline Ireland named TheJournal.ie as its Voice 2017 recipient for highlighting mental health experiences.

# mental-health - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'The self-harm was so severe and frequent I'd be in A&E for hours waiting for stitches'

Three years after first picking up a rugby ball, Hannah Tyrrell hopes to be part of Ireland’s squad for next month’s World Cup. She tells The42 about her recovery from an eating disorder which overshadowed her teenage years and how sport helped her on the road to recovery.

# mental-health - Saturday 8 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Life after cancer treatment: 'Your family don't know how to deal with it - you’re all at sea' Surviving Cancer

Life after cancer treatment: 'Your family don't know how to deal with it - you’re all at sea'

Dick Murray was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1993.

# mental-health - Friday 7 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's totally unacceptable': 44 children admitted to adult mental health units so far this year Mental Health Commission

'It's totally unacceptable': 44 children admitted to adult mental health units so far this year

The Mental Health Commission released its annual report today.

# mental-health - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I was beside myself with worry': Ireland shifts its approach to fighting cancer Mental Health

'I was beside myself with worry': Ireland shifts its approach to fighting cancer

Emotional support and aftercare will be an important development in how people with, or who had cancer, are looked after.

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