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#Mental Health

# mental-health - Sunday 10 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Column: Celebrities shouldn't peddle misinformation about mental health PTSD

Column: Celebrities shouldn't peddle misinformation about mental health

The reality is that the public and even policy makers often get their ideas from the media, writes Amy Plant.

# mental-health - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'You may not smell too good, and if they smell drink off ye at all, they’ll label you straight away' Homelessness

'You may not smell too good, and if they smell drink off ye at all, they’ll label you straight away'

Marginalised groups often have difficulty in accessing services when they are struggling with mental health issues, writes Andrea Koenigstorfer.

# mental-health - Monday 27 November, 2017

'I've suffered from depression for pretty much the whole time I've been playing for Dublin'

Dublin forward Nicole Owens speaks candidly about her experience with depression in the RTÉ documentary ‘Blues Sisters.’

# mental-health - Sunday 19 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Japan to tighten regulations after 'Twitter killer' lured victims to their death Mental Health

Japan to tighten regulations after 'Twitter killer' lured victims to their death

Takahiro Shiraishi reportedly beheaded nine young people who tweeted suicidal thoughts.

# mental-health - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Alarming': Attacks on mental health staff went from 11 in 2015 to 149 so far this year Violence

'Alarming': Attacks on mental health staff went from 11 in 2015 to 149 so far this year

The HSE says that it takes the safety of staff seriously and works to continually improve this.

# mental-health - Sunday 12 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The days are shorter - that can have quite a big impact on people's mood' Mental Health

'The days are shorter - that can have quite a big impact on people's mood'

Depression support service Aware says it is already experiencing an increase in calls.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression' International Men's Day

'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression'

Mike Bartlett is just one of the many Irish men who received mental health support from the Mojo initiative.

# mental-health - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The middle class experienced a six-fold increase in economic stress as a result of the recession ESRI

The middle class experienced a six-fold increase in economic stress as a result of the recession

A new ERSI study examines the experience of economic stress in families with children as a result of the recession.

# mental-health - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away'

Today’s hearing focused on mental health, and medical and international law.

# mental-health - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide Hope

'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide

“I had been told how he adored me, how I was funny, just like him.”

# mental-health - Friday 3 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How often do you take a long walk? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you take a long walk?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# mental-health - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pieta House founder Joan Freeman leaving charity for new mental health project in New York Solace House

Pieta House founder Joan Freeman leaving charity for new mental health project in New York

Solace House is a suicide and self-harm charity, which serves the Irish Diaspora and others in New York.

# mental-health - Monday 30 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Column: Would you know how to respond to a mental health emergency? First Aid

Column: Would you know how to respond to a mental health emergency?

Last year, Ireland became one of the most recent countries to launch an official mental health first aid training programme, writes Dr Stephen McWilliams.

# mental-health - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you feel comfortable talking about your mental health in your workplace? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel comfortable talking about your mental health in your workplace?

Around 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems have to leave their jobs every year in the UK.

# mental-health - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: 'We signed for our baby's remains like an Amazon delivery, it haunted us' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'We signed for our baby's remains like an Amazon delivery, it haunted us'

Today’s session focused on mental health, and terminations in cases of rape and foetal abnormality.

# mental-health - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'There's nothing that will tackle stigma more effectively than hearing stories of recovery' Power Of Radio

'There's nothing that will tackle stigma more effectively than hearing stories of recovery'

Clinical psychologist and chief of St Patrick’s Paul Gilligan says there’s still a lingering stigma around mental health problems.

# 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.

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