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Mental health impact of pandemic will be with us 'for a long time', experts warn
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Mental health impact of pandemic will be with us 'for a long time', experts warn

Aug 19th 2020, 10:12 AM 17,974 Views 34 Comments

The Psychological Society of Ireland has said that young people are being badly affected by the pandemic.

'We're all in this together': How to look after your wellbeing and those around you during the coronavirus outbreak
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'We're all in this together': How to look after your wellbeing and those around you during the coronavirus outbreak

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 1:01 PM 77,949 Views 43 Comments

The HSE and WHO have issued mental health guidelines to help people manage the outbreak.

'We’re not getting past that quarter-final block... we’ve got to unlock what it is'
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'We’re not getting past that quarter-final block... we’ve got to unlock what it is'

Dec 5th 2019, 1:00 AM 8,027 Views 21 Comments

The IRFU will be investing more in performance psychology in the years to come.

Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds
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Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds

Nov 19th 2019, 9:19 AM 23,277 Views 72 Comments

That’s according to My World Survey 2, the largest ever study of Ireland’s youth mental health.

'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'
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'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'

May 22nd 2019, 8:25 PM 52,078 Views 7 Comments

Eileen Ring reflects on a difficult few years after a life-altering incident in November 2013.

Opinion: CBT and improv helped me to conquer my social anxiety (people-terror)
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Opinion: CBT and improv helped me to conquer my social anxiety (people-terror)

Jan 19th 2019, 9:30 AM 19,629 Views 15 Comments

‘I’ve failed job interviews, turned down opportunities and ruined relationships because of anxiety’, writes Stephen Buggy.

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

Aug 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 27,559 Views 84 Comments

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

'Abandoned to the scrap heap': Gardaí describe management attitude to their mental health issues
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'Abandoned to the scrap heap': Gardaí describe management attitude to their mental health issues

Jul 25th 2018, 7:29 PM 17,091 Views 42 Comments

More than one in six rank-and-file members of An Garda Síochána may have PTSD.

The Cheeky Girls reveal battle with anorexia, anxiety and depression at the height of their fame
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The Cheeky Girls reveal battle with anorexia, anxiety and depression at the height of their fame

Jul 13th 2018, 4:38 PM 5,147 Views 0 Comments

The dynamic duo spoke out on the dark side of their fame.

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

Jun 10th 2018, 7:30 PM 60,215 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Jun 4th 2018, 6:00 PM 18,145 Views 17 Comments

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

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

May 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,129 Views 32 Comments

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

Scientists have found a way to flip the fear and courage switches in the brain
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Scientists have found a way to flip the fear and courage switches in the brain

May 6th 2018, 8:30 AM 22,017 Views 11 Comments

Authors of a new study say this development could help people who suffer from phobias, anxiety and PTSD.

Ryan Reynolds says he often hides his anxiety disorder behind his sense of humour
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# Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds says he often hides his anxiety disorder behind his sense of humour

May 3rd 2018, 5:35 PM 5,100 Views 1 Comment

‘I’ve always had anxiety.’

Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation
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Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation

Feb 19th 2018, 5:12 PM 23,111 Views 35 Comments

One of the men also threatened to kill him with an iron bar.

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

Jan 7th 2018, 7:30 PM 32,661 Views 31 Comments

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

Stefanie Preissner: 'Each uploaded photo fooled my 800 closest friends that I was happy'
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Stefanie Preissner: 'Each uploaded photo fooled my 800 closest friends that I was happy'

Oct 8th 2017, 3:30 PM 14,835 Views 20 Comments

In her first book, Stefanie Preissner looks at growing up and the ways in which her life has changed.

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers
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'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Sep 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,642 Views 8 Comments

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

Marian Keyes: 'Don't blame yourself if you can't find the cause of your depression'
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Marian Keyes: 'Don't blame yourself if you can't find the cause of your depression'

Sep 9th 2017, 1:10 PM 15,924 Views 14 Comments

Best selling author, Marian Keyes, talked about relationships and mental health on the Late Late Show last night.

Expert tips for soothing your kids' back-to-school fears... and your own
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Expert tips for soothing your kids' back-to-school fears... and your own

Aug 23rd 2017, 4:29 PM 3,188 Views 1 Comment

This can be a stressful time of year for the whole family. But we’ve got some expert tips for dealing with it.

Anxiety cure? 'I decided instead to stop trying to run away from my anxiety and accept it'
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Anxiety cure? 'I decided instead to stop trying to run away from my anxiety and accept it'

May 13th 2017, 7:30 PM 12,627 Views 35 Comments

Instead of attacking your anxiety like the enemy, you have to work with it, dealing with both the physical and the emotional symptoms, writes Caroline Foran.

Column: 'Everybody else seemed to 'get' life. I was lost, so lost, and tired of not feeling okay'
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Column: 'Everybody else seemed to 'get' life. I was lost, so lost, and tired of not feeling okay'

May 10th 2017, 8:30 PM 6,199 Views 29 Comments

If someone hadn’t noticed me, I would not be writing these words today, writes Neil Kelders.

Medical students confess: 'I don't talk about my rape. People might not see me as a capable future doctor'
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Medical students confess: 'I don't talk about my rape. People might not see me as a capable future doctor'

Feb 5th 2017, 8:00 PM 1,053 Views 19 Comments

Medical school is inherently stressful. This is heightened when you can’t talk openly about your problems.

'It really changed everything for me': How magic mushrooms helped treat anxiety in cancer patients
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'It really changed everything for me': How magic mushrooms helped treat anxiety in cancer patients

Dec 4th 2016, 1:00 PM 19,810 Views 48 Comments

A day after taking the psychedelic drug, four in five patients no longer qualified as clinically anxious.

'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there
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'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there

Oct 17th 2016, 10:30 AM 26,745 Views 13 Comments

Retired people on why you shouldn’t worry ‘until worry worries you’.

Former Cork footballer was 'ferociously punched' during game for being a Garda, court hears
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Former Cork footballer was 'ferociously punched' during game for being a Garda, court hears

Oct 10th 2016, 5:34 PM 34,199 Views 0 Comments

Former intercounty player James Masters claims the man who punched him during the 2010 match had repeatedly called him a “pig” prior to the assault.

Living with France's terror threat: 'You can avoid busy areas, but you'll die of boredom'
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Living with France's terror threat: 'You can avoid busy areas, but you'll die of boredom'

Aug 7th 2016, 9:00 AM 13,877 Views 98 Comments

“We are afraid but we can’t stop living. The wariness is always there.”

18 photos that will make every Irish person anxious
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# Me Nerves

18 photos that will make every Irish person anxious

Jun 2nd 2016, 9:38 PM 14,237 Views 4 Comments

*gulp*

Depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorder: A long road to diagnosis
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Depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorder: A long road to diagnosis

May 15th 2016, 7:30 AM 43,758 Views 31 Comments

TheJournal.ie speaks to three young people living with mental health conditions.

LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide
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LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide

Mar 22nd 2016, 7:22 AM 11,128 Views 46 Comments

A new survey shows that LGBT teenagers have higher levels of anxiety and depression.

Be silly, have fun and don't worry what you look like
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Be silly, have fun and don't worry what you look like

Mar 19th 2016, 8:00 PM 20,540 Views 14 Comments

Silence that inner giraffe – or whoever tells you to stay quiet.

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation'
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WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation'

Jan 21st 2016, 3:40 PM 50,248 Views 114 Comments

“We simply cannot ignore this anymore. We have to be honest and ask ourselves, ‘Truly are we doing enough?’”

Has your social circle diminished? Feel isolated but find making friends difficult?
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Has your social circle diminished? Feel isolated but find making friends difficult?

Dec 5th 2015, 8:05 PM 3,387 Views 30 Comments

Social anxiety is a problem that affects approximately one in eight Irish people, writes Margaret Walsh.

Some people really aren't happy with the term 'manxiety' that's everywhere this week
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# Manxiety

Some people really aren't happy with the term 'manxiety' that's everywhere this week

Nov 27th 2015, 7:05 PM 3,969 Views 8 Comments

It’s a new word that’s just been coined – and it’s not gone down well with some.

Mary McEvoy: 'When I'm at my worst, it's like trying to stand up in quicksand'
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Mary McEvoy: 'When I'm at my worst, it's like trying to stand up in quicksand'

Oct 20th 2015, 12:38 PM 21,000 Views 8 Comments

Actress Mary McEvoy spoke about her difficulties with mental health as she relaunched the Irish branch of Recovery International.

Support for DJ Nikki Hayes as she opens up about mental health challenges
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Support for DJ Nikki Hayes as she opens up about mental health challenges

Oct 12th 2015, 4:26 PM 34,440 Views 26 Comments

The Spin 1038 broadcaster has been tweeting about her mental breakdown.

Short of breath? Have trouble sleeping and feel uneasy? You could have an anxiety disorder
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Short of breath? Have trouble sleeping and feel uneasy? You could have an anxiety disorder

Sep 30th 2015, 5:59 PM 173,148 Views 87 Comments

We all have anxiety in our lives but when it interferes with your ability to lead a normal life it becomes a disorder, writes psychologist Leticia Gavin.

Bressie on what NOT to say to someone who's depressed
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Bressie on what NOT to say to someone who's depressed

Sep 5th 2015, 6:00 PM 43,897 Views 84 Comments

“It’s the most common illness in the country.”

Online counselling offers easy-to-reach support for depression and anxiety
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Online counselling offers easy-to-reach support for depression and anxiety

Jun 14th 2015, 8:40 AM 14,984 Views 4 Comments

Its proponents say it offers advantages over other services – but just how popular is e-therapy in Ireland? We talk to mental health support website Turn2Me.org.

Forget your preconceptions – this is what social anxiety is really like
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Forget your preconceptions – this is what social anxiety is really like

May 30th 2015, 7:30 PM 1,863 Views 77 Comments

There are people who scoff at the mention of social anxiety, passing it off as being ‘introverted’ or ‘shy’. It is neither of these things.

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