# mental-health - Yesterday’s News
“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.
# mental-health - Sunday 15 February, 2015
It’s OK not to be OK. But you need to talk before it’s all too late, before you’ve broken hearts or – most importantly – broken yourself.
The Dubliner is hoping to raise €42,000 for Habitat for Humanity.
# mental-health - Wednesday 11 February, 2015
I’ve learned that this should not be a private illness. You cannot fight mental health problems on your own in your room with your back against the door.
# mental-health - Tuesday 10 February, 2015
At his lowest ebb, Liam Coyle said he considered taking his own life.
# mental-health - Sunday 8 February, 2015
Breifne Earley tells The42 about his extraordinary journey.
# mental-health - Thursday 5 February, 2015
Why do people develop mental illnesses? Why are some more susceptible that others? What treatment is best? There’s still so much we don’t know – and we really need to find out.
The 35-year-old hopes to help others suffering from depression after revealing he attempted to take his own life in December.
Things are looking up for the Dublin player after a difficult time in 2014.
# mental-health - Tuesday 3 February, 2015
Five times more men than women are dying by suicide in Ireland today – why isn’t more being done to help?
# mental-health - Tuesday 27 January, 2015
Talking to people is so important – keeping everything bottled up inside only leads to disaster.
# mental-health - Sunday 25 January, 2015
People are reaching out more for counselling and psychotherapy, write Dil Wickremasinghe and Anne Marie Toole, but it’s important to know how to find the right help.
Many companies offer workplace perks, but looking after staff mental health can pay even bigger dividends.
# mental-health - Thursday 22 January, 2015
Being a little more accepting of somebody with anxiety problems could make it a little easier for them to deal with it themselves.
# mental-health - Tuesday 20 January, 2015
The actor has played roles in RTÉ’s ‘Love/ Hate’ and ‘The Guarantee’.
# mental-health - Saturday 17 January, 2015
Recovering from a psychotic episode takes time, hard work and support. However, the absolute hardest part for me was truly accepting that I have a mental illness.
# mental-health - Sunday 11 January, 2015
Their website aims to point young people in the direction of valuable resources.
# mental-health - Friday 9 January, 2015
After years of silence about our emotions, we as a society can lack a language to talk about our inner experiences. But that is finally changing.
# mental-health - Wednesday 7 January, 2015
Hoarding is far from rare, and yet it remains largely misunderstood.
# mental-health - Sunday 4 January, 2015
Looking back, there is so much I wish I’d known. Yes, we were told life would never be the same again, but that doesn’t even begin to cover it.
# mental-health - Saturday 3 January, 2015
All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you little things to help keep your mental health in check.
# mental-health - Friday 2 January, 2015
All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.
This year, I have decided to try to no longer be ashamed of suffering from mental health problems.