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# Depression

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'Why am I on anti-depressants? Because I suffer from depression'
‘We’ve come on in leaps and bounds when it comes to conversations around mental health but we are still so ANTI antidepressants, it’s depressing,” writes Rosemary MacCabe.
Magic mushrooms might be able to help people with severe depression
A small trial has found that a compound made from the mushrooms helped people with treatment-resistant depression.
Depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorder: A long road to diagnosis speaks to three young people living with mental health conditions.
Limerick beauty queen speaks of finding body of friend who died by suicide
Judy Fitzgerald said her grief inspired her to help raise awareness of suicide in Ireland.
VIDEO: If you break your arm, it is fixed but what happens when your mind is broken?
Doug Leddin’s powerful video message has been shared thousands of times since he posted it last night.
Lad Bible apologises to Prison Break star over meme about weight gain
Actor Wentworth Miller said on social media that the pictures were taken while he was suffering from depression.
'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'
The founder of Pieta House has said the current mental health support system is not working.
Thiago Silva: I suffered from post-World Cup depression
The PSG captain also spoke about his omission from recent Brazil squads
Consoling a virtual child could be the key to helping people with depression
New research has found that consoling a child in virtual reality can help people be less critical of themselves and more positive.
54-year-old Frank Bruno won't be granted licence for a boxing comeback
Comeback is a no-go, boxing bosses tell former world heavyweight champ.
WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation'
“We simply cannot ignore this anymore. We have to be honest and ask ourselves, ‘Truly are we doing enough?’”
When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode
Ovulation calendars, doctors’ appointments, tests and treatments start to take over.
Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don't feel that way?
Pregnant women who find themselves depressed often feel a lot of guilt, writes Catriona Spellman.
I have bad days like everyone else, but this is what helped with my depression
I was alone, no one could pull me out and I wasn’t strong enough to climb out myself, writes Karl Melvin.
'It’s the most wonderful time of the year… is it?'
Many look forward to Christmas and New Year as it is a time to reconnect with family, however, for others, it’s not so easy.
The Secret Footballer on depression, his identity and why players are prone to losing millions
The ex-Premier League player chats to us about his new book.
Cork camogie captain on sledging in GAA and being taunted about her depression battle
The Milford star says she was taunted about her depression.
Waterford hurler Maurice Shanahan opens up about attempted suicide in stunningly brave interview
‘The whole of Lismore were out looking for me… they found me in time, I suppose.’
Mary McEvoy: 'When I'm at my worst, it's like trying to stand up in quicksand'
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
The Spin 1038 broadcaster has been tweeting about her mental breakdown.
Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'
Glen Murphy McNally died days after discharging himself. An open verdict was returned at the inquest.
Teen girl charged with "recklessly" encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life
18-year-old Conrad Roy killed himself in Massachusetts last summer.
Bressie on what NOT to say to someone who's depressed
“It’s the most common illness in the country.”
This girl's tattoo contains a powerful message about mental health
Bekah Miles got her tattoo to encourage people to talk about depression.
This girl's tattoo contains a powerful message about mental health
Bekah Miles got her tattoo to encourage people to talk about depression.
Goth kids could be more at risk of depression and self-harm
But not necessarily because they are goths.
'Disappeared' District Attorney releases statement to say she has depression
Her associates had said she was just on “summer break”.
It's like being slowly poisoned - I wouldn't wish the life of direct provision on my worst enemy...
Siphathisiwe Moyo has lived under direct provision in Ireland for the last seven years.
How an ex-Garda went from the depths of depression to Winter Olympics hopeful
Dublin-based skeleton (bobsleigh) athlete, Brendan Doyle, chats to The42 about his future ambitions.
The inspiring story behind one Irishman’s 490-day, 29,000km round-the-world cycle
Breifne Earley chats to The42 about his incredible achievement.
It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go
The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.
France centre Bastareaud reveals suicide attempt, depression and bulimia
The Toulon star lifts the lid on a difficult period in his life in a new autobiography.
Online counselling offers easy-to-reach support for depression and anxiety
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
Some Kilkenny hurling greats are taking part in a 24-hour cycle for suicide awareness
Organiser John Flynn chats to The42 about the upcoming event.
This man is about to play his 5th European final in 5 straight seasons
Mathieu Bastareaud is living proof that depression should never be the end.
Mindfulness therapy can be as good as medication for preventing depressive relapses
The alternative treatment helps patients learn how to respond more constructively to their thoughts and feelings.
'I had the family I had always dreamed of, but I was plagued with self-loathing'
Postnatal depression affected me so badly I couldn’t leave the house, but I reached out for help – and it’s the best thing I’ve ever done.
Giving up Facebook is hard - but not for the reason you think
We tried.
Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators
It included correspondence to his flight training school.
'Honest, courageous and inspiring' - John Mooney speaks openly about his off-field struggles
The cricketer appeared on RTÉ’s Saturday Night show.