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'Robert was suffering from an illness that can hit anybody, whatever you do'
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# Pain

'Robert was suffering from an illness that can hit anybody, whatever you do'

Mar 6th 2022, 2:40 PM 57,648 Views 7 Comments

Author and journalist Ronald Reng reflects on the legacy of the late German goalkeeper.

Depression a 'neglected global health crisis' despite impacting one in 20 people each year - study
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# The Lancet

Depression a 'neglected global health crisis' despite impacting one in 20 people each year - study

Feb 16th 2022, 6:15 AM 6,607 Views 1 Comment

The study, commissioned by The Lancet, found that depression remains poorly recognised and misunderstood despite being a common condition.

A fifth of young men and a third of young women experiencing depression symptoms - Irish study
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# ESRI

A fifth of young men and a third of young women experiencing depression symptoms - Irish study

Dec 14th 2021, 6:50 AM 19,260 Views 18 Comments

The ESRI study shows that 22% of men and 32% of women aged 20 scored highly for symptoms of depression.

'I'm not afraid to say that I have been through bad days and I have contemplated suicide'
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

'I'm not afraid to say that I have been through bad days and I have contemplated suicide'

Nov 27th 2021, 7:00 AM 58,321 Views 10 Comments

Bohemians and Ireland U21 player Ross Tierney on emerging from ‘a dark place’.

Almost half of nursing home staff had symptoms of PTSD during the pandemic - study
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# Nursing Homes

Almost half of nursing home staff had symptoms of PTSD during the pandemic - study

Nov 16th 2021, 2:23 PM 9,400 Views 3 Comments

Researchers found that one in seven staff reported thinking of ending their life.

'There’s a hope in me that nobody else will have to go through this'
# Quarter Glass Of Milk
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# Quarter Glass Of Milk

'There’s a hope in me that nobody else will have to go through this'

Mar 14th 2021, 7:12 AM 5,267 Views 1 Comment

‘The reality is I know people are going through this every day.’

Former Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe reveals he is 'in a dark place' suffering from depression
# Opening Up
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# Opening Up

Former Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe reveals he is 'in a dark place' suffering from depression

Jan 22nd 2021, 8:05 PM 40,463 Views 23 Comments

The player has started rehabilitation to improve his mental health after crashing his car into a coffee shop.

'I thought: if I speak about my heart problems, no manager will want to sign me'
# Dilemma
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# Dilemma

'I thought: if I speak about my heart problems, no manager will want to sign me'

Dec 26th 2020, 8:00 AM 30,635 Views 3 Comments

Mark O’Brien on the issues that marred his football career and the power of speaking out.

Mental health impact of pandemic will be with us 'for a long time', experts warn
# Long-term Effects
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# Long-term Effects

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

Aug 19th 2020, 10:12 AM 18,056 Views 34 Comments

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

Young women in Ireland report being loneliest in EU, study finds
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

Young women in Ireland report being loneliest in EU, study finds

May 29th 2020, 1:52 PM 39,281 Views 59 Comments

The findings were the first published from Eurofound’s living, working and Covid-19 online survey.

Teen sensation Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough
# Problems
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# Problems

Teen sensation Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough

Apr 16th 2020, 5:58 PM 5,197 Views 5 Comments

The US star she struggled with her mental health after being constantly touted as the sport’s next big thing.

Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression
# Speaking Out
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# Speaking Out

Cycling ace Cavendish opens up about battle with depression

Apr 6th 2020, 12:09 PM 4,181 Views 2 Comments

The 34-year-old is just four stage wins shy of equalling Belgian legend Eddie Mercx’s record of 34 stage victories in the Tour de France.

'After months of being told how s**t you are, you start to question yourself'
# Doubt
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# Doubt

'After months of being told how s**t you are, you start to question yourself'

Feb 27th 2020, 12:28 PM 36,322 Views 11 Comments

Former Ireland international Noel Hunt on the challenges of dealing with fans’ abuse.

Man United star James urges more people to open up on mental health issues
# Speaking Out
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# Speaking Out

Man United star James urges more people to open up on mental health issues

Feb 4th 2020, 9:16 PM 9,286 Views 5 Comments

The Welsh attacker has battled issues of his own and is using his experiences to help others in similar situations.

Number of teenagers reporting severe anxiety in Ireland doubles since 2012, report finds
# My World Survey
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# My World Survey

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

Nov 19th 2019, 9:19 AM 24,783 Views 74 Comments

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

Mother who smothered daughter with pillow found not guilty by reason of insanity
# Courts
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# Courts

Mother who smothered daughter with pillow found not guilty by reason of insanity

Oct 23rd 2019, 3:28 PM 18,109 Views 24 Comments

The jury spent 54 minutes deliberating today before delivering a unanimous verdict.

Woman who smothered her daughter was suffering from severe depression with psychotic features, court hears
# Courts
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# Courts

Woman who smothered her daughter was suffering from severe depression with psychotic features, court hears

Oct 23rd 2019, 11:48 AM 10,194 Views 0 Comments

The woman had a ‘fixed, false and psychotic view’ of her child’s autistic condition, the trial was told.

'Depression in pregnancy is common - it's a condition, not a weakness'
# Mental Health
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# Mental Health

'Depression in pregnancy is common - it's a condition, not a weakness'

Oct 6th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,213 Views 2 Comments

Depression occurs in 10 to 15% of pregnant women but it’s often misdiagnosed.

Chronic depression: Young people in Ireland worst affected compared to European counterparts
# Depression
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# Depression

Chronic depression: Young people in Ireland worst affected compared to European counterparts

Jul 5th 2019, 8:57 AM 16,620 Views 92 Comments

Data for 2014 shows that 4% of Europeans aged 15-24 were chronically depressed.

A third of children admitted to psychiatric units in 2018 had depression
# Health Research Board
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# Health Research Board

A third of children admitted to psychiatric units in 2018 had depression

Jul 4th 2019, 2:21 PM 9,629 Views 37 Comments

Depressive disorders were the most common diagnoses recorded for all admissions, accounting for 24%.

Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family
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# RIP

Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family

Mar 11th 2019, 6:42 PM 8,556 Views 1 Comment

“She was not the Kelly that we knew,” her father said, after she struggled to recover from an accident.

'My phone would not stop lighting up. People reached out that were going through an extremely difficult time'
# Looking Forward
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# Looking Forward

'My phone would not stop lighting up. People reached out that were going through an extremely difficult time'

Jan 13th 2019, 8:00 AM 32,628 Views 2 Comments

Dublin footballer Shane Carthy wrote a moving blog post about his experience with depression before Christmas.

'Everything just stopped making sense' - Gigi Buffon on his depression
# Mental Illness
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# Mental Illness

'Everything just stopped making sense' - Gigi Buffon on his depression

Jan 9th 2019, 7:24 PM 11,508 Views 5 Comments

The Italian goalkeeper says he once missed a match due to a panic attack.

Youths who identify as sexual minorities more vulnerable to depression from age 10
# Research
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# Research

Youths who identify as sexual minorities more vulnerable to depression from age 10

Dec 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,797 Views 33 Comments

Findings suggest that sexual minority youths and are four times more likely to report recent self-harm at ages 16 and 21 years than their heterosexual peers.

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote
# England
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# England

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote

Nov 20th 2018, 11:35 PM 9,259 Views 21 Comments

The UK voted to leave the EU on 23 June 2016.

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

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

Jul 13th 2018, 4:38 PM 5,287 Views 0 Comments

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

'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'"
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'I was literally contemplating: "Do I want to be here anymore? Do I want to be alive?'"

Jun 28th 2018, 8:04 PM 32,275 Views 7 Comments

After a difficult few years, Mikey Drennan is back playing in the League of Ireland with Sligo.

'England are my salvation' - Tottenham's Danny Rose reveals battle with depression
# Courage
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# Courage

'England are my salvation' - Tottenham's Danny Rose reveals battle with depression

Jun 6th 2018, 11:48 PM 4,029 Views 2 Comments

The left-back has laid bare the personal struggles that have affected him deeply since suffering a knee injury at the start of 2017.

Dwayne Johnson has been speaking why it was important for him to open up about his own battle with depression
# Dwayne Johnson
# Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson has been speaking why it was important for him to open up about his own battle with depression

May 25th 2018, 3:42 PM 2,485 Views 0 Comments

He was speaking on the Lorraine show earlier.

Male depression may lower pregnancy chances among infertile couples
# Fertility
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# Fertility

Male depression may lower pregnancy chances among infertile couples

May 19th 2018, 10:30 AM 7,970 Views 55 Comments

The findings come from a study by the American National Institute of Health that looked at couples being treated for infertility.

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

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

May 16th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,972 Views 6 Comments

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

'You never know what battle someone is going through': Tributes paid to Verne Troyer
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# RIP

'You never know what battle someone is going through': Tributes paid to Verne Troyer

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:24 AM 53,431 Views 6 Comments

The actor has died at the age of 49.

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

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

Mar 10th 2018, 6:01 PM 15,569 Views 20 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 25th 2018, 6:00 AM 8,861 Views 6 Comments

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

Workshops being rolled out to taxi drivers to help deal with passengers in distress
# Drivers For Change
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# Drivers For Change

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

Feb 4th 2018, 7:30 AM 8,870 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 14th 2018, 6:30 AM 18,938 Views 11 Comments

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

Christmas with depression: 'I know I should be happy, but I can't help it. I really can't'
# Column
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# Column

Christmas with depression: 'I know I should be happy, but I can't help it. I really can't'

Dec 26th 2017, 7:30 PM 14,136 Views 31 Comments

When my depression was at its worst, I used to dread Christmas, writes Abigail McDonnell.

'I had been kind of having dangerous and negative thoughts and realised I needed to talk to someone'
# Interview
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# Interview

'I had been kind of having dangerous and negative thoughts and realised I needed to talk to someone'

Dec 26th 2017, 8:00 AM 51,236 Views 6 Comments

All-Ireland winning Dublin footballer Nicole Owens talks to The42 about her experience with depression and her 2017 season with the Dublin Ladies.

'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression'
# International Men's Day
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# International Men's Day

'I was a rock 'n' roll roadie for 30 years. Nobody understood why I was suffering from depression'

Nov 12th 2017, 10:30 AM 35,785 Views 21 Comments

Mike Bartlett is just one of the many Irish men who received mental health support from the Mojo initiative.

'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide
# Hope
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# Hope

'I idolised him': Aisling Bea writes powerful article about her father's suicide

Nov 4th 2017, 12:30 PM 50,604 Views 27 Comments

“I had been told how he adored me, how I was funny, just like him.”

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