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#Mental Health

# mental-health - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Britain appoints 'Minister for Loneliness' to tackle the 'sad reality of modern life' Mental Health

Britain appoints 'Minister for Loneliness' to tackle the 'sad reality of modern life'

More than nine million people in the UK say they are always or often lonely, according to the British Red Cross.

# mental-health - Sunday 14 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It's impossible to feel sad and sing at the same time' CÓRus This post contains videos

'It's impossible to feel sad and sing at the same time'

Starting seven years ago the CÓRus singing classes now has around 800 students in the Dublin area and have plans to go nationwide.

From TheJournal.ie Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time' Road To Recovery

Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time'

Kevin Hines was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1998. Now, he travels the world sharing his inspirational story.

# mental-health - Saturday 13 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie How the 'soft chaos' of nature reduces stress and helps us physically heal Get Out

How the 'soft chaos' of nature reduces stress and helps us physically heal

Come with us, on a walk through Dublin’s Botanic Gardens.

# mental-health - Thursday 11 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Michael Healy Rae on suicide in his constituency: 'It didn't register. I didn't get it.' Mental Health

Michael Healy Rae on suicide in his constituency: 'It didn't register. I didn't get it.'

Michael Healy Rae shared an emotional story about the tragic death of a man in his constituency with comedian Tommy Tiernan.

# mental-health - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Panic attacks: 'The walls seemed to close in and I didn't know what was happening' Column

Panic attacks: 'The walls seemed to close in and I didn't know what was happening'

I was petrified on a daily basis. I didn’t want to go into town or go to a shop, writes Val Robus.

# mental-health - Saturday 6 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie You're twice as likely to develop mental health problems if you smoke, HSE says Giving Up
From TheJournal.ie Ireland's mental health festival is underway - here's what's happening First Fortnight

Ireland's mental health festival is underway - here's what's happening

It is the ninth First Fortnight event.

# mental-health - Friday 5 January, 2018

From The42 Ex-Scotland centre De Luca urges help for rugby players struggling with mental health Mind Your Mind

Ex-Scotland centre De Luca urges help for rugby players struggling with mental health

‘As rugby players, we never really address how we actually work and how our mind works.’

# mental-health - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

From The42 The sports psychology techniques that can help you kick on in your everyday life Mental Fitness

The sports psychology techniques that can help you kick on in your everyday life

Top sportspeople swear by these habits.

# mental-health - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone Join In

'It can be a rough time': How comedian Sarah Millican is helping people who spend Christmas alone

This is the seventh year of her #joinin initiative which encourages those who are by themselves on Christmas Day to chat to join the online conversation for some company.

# mental-health - Saturday 23 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Christmas without loved ones: 'Try to keep it simple. The first year is very, very difficult' Anam Cara

Christmas without loved ones: 'Try to keep it simple. The first year is very, very difficult'

Christmas can be a tough time for those who have lost a loved one.

From TheJournal.ie From zero funding to a thriving New York branch: Joan Freeman's Pieta House journey Mental Health

From zero funding to a thriving New York branch: Joan Freeman's Pieta House journey

In 2006, Freeman put her house up as collateral to fund Pieta House. Now, she’s just launched a New York branch.

# mental-health - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the holidays Mind Yourself

Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the holidays

Christmas can be stressful at the best of times. We’ve compiled some advice on how to make the holidays more relaxing.

# mental-health - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Over 2,000 children waiting over a year for a psychology appointment in Ireland Mental Health

Over 2,000 children waiting over a year for a psychology appointment in Ireland

New figures show that across the country there are close to 2,500 people waiting over a year for a psychology appointment.

# mental-health - Saturday 16 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We underestimate the relief people feel when they get a mental illness diagnosis' Read Me

'We underestimate the relief people feel when they get a mental illness diagnosis'

This Christmas, whatever label you’re wearing, wear it proudly, writes Grace Vaughan.

# 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

From The42 'I've suffered from depression for pretty much the whole time I've been playing for Dublin' It's Good To Talk

'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

From The42 Athletes who suffer concussion more likely to report mental health issues after their careers Concern

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

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

Postnatal depression can affect anybody. Even Chrissy Teigen.

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