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#World Mental Health Day

From The42 'I got to a point where I thought there was nothing in my life. I might as well just give up on it all' Mental Health This post contains videos

'I got to a point where I thought there was nothing in my life. I might as well just give up on it all'

Former Ireland midfielder Jason McAteer opens up about clinical depression in a new Liverpool documentary.

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From TheJournal.ie Bressie: 'I ran away from dealing with my issues and lied to the people I loved' Opinion

Bressie: 'I ran away from dealing with my issues and lied to the people I loved'

The “sure it will all be grand” mentality, the “man up” mantra, the “snap out of it” attitudes repressing our emotions and it needs to end, writes Niall Breslin.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: You’re never too old to talk – so don't overlook older people's mental health World Mental Health Day

Opinion: You’re never too old to talk – so don't overlook older people's mental health

Some great strides have been made in this country in recent years to tackle mental health issues, but let’s make sure all people in society are cared for.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The five steps to emotional well-being Being Human

Column: The five steps to emotional well-being

Positive mental health is a journey – sometimes enlightening, sometimes challenging, but most definitely worthwhile.

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From TheJournal.ie Column: 'A Migrant State of Mind’ – emigration and mental health Opinion

Column: 'A Migrant State of Mind’ – emigration and mental health

I emigrated from my native Sri Lanka to Ireland in a bid to find acceptance – but unfortunately the journey of a migrant does not end when they arrive on the shores of their new home, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The power of the internet can help mental health Opinion

Column: The power of the internet can help mental health

The internet provides a platform to promote positive mental health at an unprecedented scale while reaching out to those who need support through tough times, writes Derek Chambers.

From TheJournal.ie Survey: Majority of TDs believe funds for community mental health services should be 'ringfenced' Mental Health

Survey: Majority of TDs believe funds for community mental health services should be 'ringfenced'

As World Mental Health Day is marked, the importance of services being retained in the upcoming Budget has been underlined.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish people be more open about mental health problems? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish people be more open about mental health problems?

New initiatives are aiming to reduce the stigma around psychological issues. Do you think this is still a problem in Ireland?