# mental-health - Saturday 23 May, 2015
The Press Council of Ireland announce new code of practice relating to “excessive detail of the means of suicide”.
# mental-health - Sunday 17 May, 2015
People are different – from each other and from what the books say. A “textbook case” is rare, if not non-existent.
Willie Thorne has revealed he attempted suicide last year after racking up a reported £1m in gambling debts.
# mental-health - Tuesday 12 May, 2015
It is estimated that over 60,000 thoughts flow through our mind every day (and most of them are repeats).
# mental-health - Monday 4 May, 2015
Borderline personality disorder is incredibly complex – it rarely affects two people in the same way
I felt like an amp turned up to eleven, while everyone around me was playing at a steady volume of six.
# mental-health - Sunday 26 April, 2015
Teenagers are exposed to and experience a range of challenges which can have significant and adverse effects on their mental wellbeing.
# mental-health - Wednesday 22 April, 2015
Mindfulness is not about feeling better, it’s about being better at feeling. Without a doubt it has helped me to take charge of my emotions.
# mental-health - Monday 20 April, 2015
Childline answered over 1,200 calls every day in 2014.
The new research shows more males are seeking help than before.
# mental-health - Sunday 19 April, 2015
Why are counselling psychologists deemed ineligible to work in certain areas of mental health treatment when they have been trained to do so?
# mental-health - Thursday 16 April, 2015
Lorraine Higgins was also told she should have been aborted.
# mental-health - Sunday 12 April, 2015
I’ve been dealing with schizophrenia for as long as I can remember, but was never correctly medicated for it until seven months ago.
Niall Breslin, better known as ‘Bressie,’ chats to The42 about sport, mental health and life as a teenager in Israel.
# mental-health - Friday 10 April, 2015
Leo Varadkar said he will look into the issue.
Pippa Newcomb writes about how an eating disorder took over her life from the age of 14.
# mental-health - Tuesday 7 April, 2015
The model has been compared to learning CPR.
The former player was speaking in an ITV documentary about his life, which will be broadcast on Tuesday
# mental-health - Sunday 5 April, 2015
Stigma and misinformation surrounding bipolar disorder is lessening, but many people still don’t understand the realities of the condition.
# mental-health - Saturday 4 April, 2015
The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) has devised 10 tips on how to best cope with a diagnosis of cancer.
# mental-health - Wednesday 1 April, 2015
Despite being referred by my GP for a mental health problem, I could still have to wait for two months for specialist treatment.
# mental-health - Tuesday 31 March, 2015
It included correspondence to his flight training school.
# mental-health - Sunday 29 March, 2015
The cricketer appeared on RTÉ’s Saturday Night show.
# mental-health - Friday 27 March, 2015
“Many of the greatest, most responsible people have been depressives.”
# mental-health - Thursday 26 March, 2015
Ireland has exceptionally high rates of male suicide, but it’s being met with a wall of silence.
# mental-health - Wednesday 25 March, 2015
After struggling in silence for so long, the feeling of freedom that comes from talking openly about my eating disorder is indescribable.
# mental-health - Tuesday 24 March, 2015
Some children had been waiting four years for a social worker.
# mental-health - Sunday 22 March, 2015
Staying quiet about a mental health problem is the worst thing you can do, which is why a new campaign is being launched in out third level institutions.
# mental-health - Friday 20 March, 2015
Tusla says that things are getting better in the area.
# mental-health - Thursday 19 March, 2015
Colm Keaveney said the situation leaves distressed people with “nowhere to go”.
# mental-health - Tuesday 17 March, 2015
‘You can’t let anxiety and fear hold you back, you have to get out there and live your life,’ writes Sara Delmer, who suffers from panic attacks.
# mental-health - Saturday 14 March, 2015
Ryan Mangan is one of five young people representing Ireland at an international poetry festival.
# mental-health - Tuesday 10 March, 2015
Kathleen Lynch has been paid undisclosed damages.
# mental-health - Friday 6 March, 2015
Benzodiazepine use in Ireland is increasing, especially among women. But the perception of the drug as ‘mother’s little helper’ is an antiquated one.
# mental-health - Thursday 5 March, 2015
The legacy of the 30-year conflict still hangs over Northern Ireland.
# mental-health - Tuesday 3 March, 2015
You sent us some great questions, so let’s see what the expert had to say…
Dr Murphy will take part in a LIVE Q&A on mental health at our offices tomorrow.
# mental-health - Sunday 1 March, 2015
Mental health difficulties occur in every constituency, across every demographic. And it’s time proper attention was paid to the problem.
# mental-health - Tuesday 24 February, 2015
People can – and do – recover from psychotic episodes, but widespread stigma intensifies the sense of panic and isolation that sufferers experience.
# mental-health - Monday 23 February, 2015
“In its last year in office, how will the Government respond to these children?”
# mental-health - Friday 20 February, 2015
An inspection found a patient was not given the proper muscle relaxant before being shocked.