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#Mental Health

# mental-health - Sunday 12 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie New study finds that men can get postpartum depression too Mental Health

New study finds that men can get postpartum depression too

Previous studies have found that men sometimes exhibit symptoms reminiscent of pregnancy.

From The42 Why Man United vetoed Jose Mourinho’s transfer wishlist and all the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Why Man United vetoed Jose Mourinho’s transfer wishlist and all the week's best sportswriting

Plus, how eating disorders are a ‘real issue’ among males.

# mental-health - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

From The42 'It's very important that we change the culture and make sure we don't lose another loved one like that' Mental Health This post contains videos

'It's very important that we change the culture and make sure we don't lose another loved one like that'

Galway hurler Conor Whelan on his cousin Niall Donoghue’s suicide and trying to help others.

# mental-health - Monday 6 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'This is doing serious damage': One third of children's mental health beds closed due to staff shortages Mental Health

'This is doing serious damage': One third of children's mental health beds closed due to staff shortages

There are currently 13 vacant CAHMS consultant psychiatric posts across the country in total.

# mental-health - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Employee awarded €8,000 after colleague linked homosexuality to child abuse Workplace Relations

Employee awarded €8,000 after colleague linked homosexuality to child abuse

The harassment occurred over a six-month period.

From TheJournal.ie HSE prescriptions for antidepressants and anxiety medications up by two thirds since 2009 Mental Health

HSE prescriptions for antidepressants and anxiety medications up by two thirds since 2009

In one case, prescriptions of an antidepressant rose by 512% for children under 18 over a ten-year period.

# mental-health - Friday 27 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I stopped eating for days at a time, having no appetite or will to carry on and live' Mental Health Services

'I stopped eating for days at a time, having no appetite or will to carry on and live'

“There are plenty of people in the same situation as me. Many are even worse off. Don’t we deserve the chance to get better?”

# mental-health - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Major changes' needed as 82 children admitted to adult mental health units Call For Reform

'Major changes' needed as 82 children admitted to adult mental health units

The Mental Health Commission has said services in Ireland are “unsafe and substandard”.

# mental-health - Monday 25 June, 2018

Former Love Island contestant Zara Holland has said that contestants will be 'haunted' by the show for the rest of their lives

She also spoke of her mental health struggles since she left the villa in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie 'We spend €400 million each year on drugs while only €10 million is spent on counselling' Opinion

'We spend €400 million each year on drugs while only €10 million is spent on counselling'

Expanding the availability of CBT in Ireland at primary care level, would provide better outcomes for many patients, writes Sean Byrne.

# mental-health - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From The42 Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23 Speaking Out

Brian Lenihan reveals that mental health battle forced his football retirement at 23

Former Cork City and Hull City defender “lucky to have a second chance at life”.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds Vhi Report

Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds

One in five corporate workers have missed work in the past year due to stress, anxiety or depression.

# mental-health - Monday 18 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Top psychiatrist says he resigned from HSE due to 'mental health inaction' Dr John Hillery

Top psychiatrist says he resigned from HSE due to 'mental health inaction'

Hillery said that the current system is nothing short of a “disgrace”.

From TheJournal.ie Addiction to video games is now a recognised illness Gaming Disorder

Addiction to video games is now a recognised illness

Those who suffer have trouble controlling their behaviours around gaming.

# mental-health - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We're really burnt out': Child psychiatrist resigns as conditions 'not fit for purpose' Dr Kieran Moore

'We're really burnt out': Child psychiatrist resigns as conditions 'not fit for purpose'

Dr Kieran Moore has worked as a specialist consultant paediatric psychiatrist in the southeast of Ireland for the past 16 years.

# mental-health - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Minister to draft emergency legislation after court finds part of mental health law is unconstitutional Patient Detention

Minister to draft emergency legislation after court finds part of mental health law is unconstitutional

Under the current law, patients can be detained under renewal orders for periods not exceeding six and 12 months.

# mental-health - Sunday 10 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It overwhelms me totally. I physically shake. The tone of my voice changes' Anxiety

'It overwhelms me totally. I physically shake. The tone of my voice changes'

Few men interpret anxiety as a mental health disorder or believe they have this condition, writes Neil Kelders.

# mental-health - Monday 4 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I just didn't want to be in my world and I was so grateful for the option of going to St Pat's' Mental Health

'I just didn't want to be in my world and I was so grateful for the option of going to St Pat's'

There is a good structure to the day in place and going there gave me reason to get out of bed every morning, writes Christina Broderick.

From TheJournal.ie Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm Nearly There

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

# mental-health - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I’m tired of all the feel-good campaigns when there's no real debate around entry into mental health services' Opinion

'I’m tired of all the feel-good campaigns when there's no real debate around entry into mental health services'

A sibling writes about their brother’s experience of being suicidal and needing access to treatment.

# mental-health - Friday 25 May, 2018

# mental-health - Sunday 20 May, 2018

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.”

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