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#Mental Health

# mental-health - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie CEO of St Pat's says the recession created a generation of anxious children Mental Health

CEO of St Pat's says the recession created a generation of anxious children

Paul Gilligan said children now are very aware of the importance of doing well in their lives financially.

# mental-health - Thursday 17 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Recovering in St Pat's: 'I want my 9-year-old son to deal with things better than I did' Mental Health

Recovering in St Pat's: 'I want my 9-year-old son to deal with things better than I did'

One service user shared his story today at the launch of a new five-year strategy.

# mental-health - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Largest study to date finds link between disruption to body clock and severe depression Tick Tock

Largest study to date finds link between disruption to body clock and severe depression

The research found disruption to the body’s natural time-keeping was associated with loneliness and lower health satisfaction.

# mental-health - Monday 7 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Borderline Personality Disorder: 'My emotions are overwhelming and almost impossible to regulate' Column

Borderline Personality Disorder: 'My emotions are overwhelming and almost impossible to regulate'

For me, BPD is constant work to find the middle ground, writes Lucie Kavanagh.

# mental-health - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Mad, loony, mental, psycho or schizo': Behind every mental health diagnosis is a person Column

'Mad, loony, mental, psycho or schizo': Behind every mental health diagnosis is a person

It could easily be you who needs someone to start a conversation in the future, writes Nicola Hampson.

# mental-health - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life Mental Health

Mid-life anxiety may be linked to dementia in later life

The study does not say if active treatment could curb the risk.

# mental-health - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Artist and teacher Joe Caslin: 'Men don't really talk about how we feel - unless we're really inebriated' Mental Health This post contains videos

Artist and teacher Joe Caslin: 'Men don't really talk about how we feel - unless we're really inebriated'

We spoke to Joe at The Response Series Exhibition for Darkness into Light 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Man who had sex with his manager loses claim over his contract not being renewed Workplace Relations Commission

Man who had sex with his manager loses claim over his contract not being renewed

After the intimate encounter, the man claimed to be ‘wracked with guilt’ as he had a girlfriend at the time.

# mental-health - Friday 27 April, 2018

Many people are praising RTÉ's documentary 'Young and Troubled' which looked at mental health services in Ireland

Bressie said it was immensely difficult to watch but it’s extremely important to face the issue.

# mental-health - Thursday 26 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It wasn't about anything that happened in my life, it was about the black hole' Darkness Into Light

'It wasn't about anything that happened in my life, it was about the black hole'

Darkness Into Light volunteer and suicide survivor Rebecca McInerney shares her journey to recovery.

# mental-health - Monday 23 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm getting better about ignoring the black dog, I've locked him outside and I haven't fed him in years' Darkness Into Light

'I'm getting better about ignoring the black dog, I've locked him outside and I haven't fed him in years'

Stephen Considine shares how he went from attempted suicide to creating art to help others.

# mental-health - Friday 20 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie No door locks and 'risk of abuse': Serious concerns with many 24-hour mental health homes INspections

No door locks and 'risk of abuse': Serious concerns with many 24-hour mental health homes

Residents were unable to lock their bedroom doors in 77% of the 43 inspections.

# mental-health - Sunday 15 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'The de facto detained are still there': Voluntary patients still held without review due to delays in law reform BEHIND THE WALLS

'The de facto detained are still there': Voluntary patients still held without review due to delays in law reform

Three years ago the government committed to overhauling Ireland’s mental health laws – we’re still waiting.

# mental-health - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Mariah Carey has shared her experience of suffering from bipolar disorder II

She told People Magazine that she was originally diagnosed in 2001.

# mental-health - Sunday 8 April, 2018

From The42 'We need these skills more than ever before to stop us slipping into mental illness' Win

'We need these skills more than ever before to stop us slipping into mental illness'

Brent Pope and Jason Brennan have teamed up to write the newly-published Win.

# mental-health - Monday 2 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Why I became a counsellor: 'Mentally, I’ve gone toe-to-toe with Mike Tyson' Column

Why I became a counsellor: 'Mentally, I’ve gone toe-to-toe with Mike Tyson'

When I was younger, counselling was close to the last thing I would have considered, writes Danny McNeive.

"I was crying constantly": Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has opened up about his battle with depression

Earlier this year, the actor spoke about his own mother’s suicide attempt.

# mental-health - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Committing' the homeless during Storm Emma: An improper use of the Mental Health Act 2001? Opinion

'Committing' the homeless during Storm Emma: An improper use of the Mental Health Act 2001?

In the past, archaic mental health laws and cases in this country have been tenuous, to say the least, writes Mairead Leen.

# mental-health - Saturday 10 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Farming is what saved me, really' - Coming home to fight depression and deliver calves The Cow Book

'Farming is what saved me, really' - Coming home to fight depression and deliver calves

“Life was really good for a time – until it wasn’t.”

# mental-health - Sunday 25 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Self-harm hospital presentations 'just the tip of the iceberg', mental health services warn Mental Health

Self-harm hospital presentations 'just the tip of the iceberg', mental health services warn

Pieta House and St Patrick’s Mental Health Services are calling for more discussion to be had around self-harm.

# mental-health - Saturday 24 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies Gambling

GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies

The GAA’s annual congress today heard that sport is “besieged by gambling”.

# mental-health - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump promises to tackle mental health, as he condemns Florida shooting as act of 'evil' School Shooting

Trump promises to tackle mental health, as he condemns Florida shooting as act of 'evil'

Meanwhile, the leader of a white nationalist militia has said gunman Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group.

# mental-health - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths Suicide

Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths

Sinn Féin’s Sean Crowe says access to mental health care is ‘missing or thin on the ground’ in his constituency.

# mental-health - Thursday 8 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie There was an increase in US suicides following the death of Robin Williams Mental Health

There was an increase in US suicides following the death of Robin Williams

The much-loved actor died by suicide in 2014.

# mental-health - Sunday 4 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Workshops being rolled out to taxi drivers to help deal with passengers in distress Drivers For Change

Workshops being rolled out to taxi drivers to help deal with passengers in distress

Aware and Mytaxi have launched a campaign encouraging drivers to promote positive mental health.

# mental-health - Thursday 1 February, 2018

# 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.

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