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# Mental Health

Last year
Therapist: Don't let the social media feed of others' perfect holidays get you down
Maxine Walsh
Relationships: We say opposites attract but really they complement and complete one another
Richard Hogan
Prison committees flag serious concerns over inmate mental health
Some Irish prisoners facing waits of over two years to access mental health treatments
Pilot scheme offering free counselling for primary school children to be rolled out in September
Opinion: The consumer-driven concept of self-love has little to do with real self-respect
Niamh Jimenez
Opinion: Talking about mental health is fine but isn't it time we discussed mental illness?
Nicola Byrne
No funding being provided this year for development of more HSE eating disorder services
Opinion: Anxiety can impact both you and your child, but there are ways to get help
Bree O’Neill
Parenting: 'Learning the art of resting was a gamechanger for me'
Margaret Lynch
Almost 30% of children rate their mental health as 'not good' and need help to manage it
Eoghan Cleary: My teenage students understand the difference between gender and sex
Eoghan Cleary
Up to 70% of people in Irish prisons have mental health issues, says Prison Officers Association
Happy Pear apologise for 'unqualified' remarks linking antibiotics to depression on podcast
Govt summer priorities: Renters' rights, safe access zones, vaping rules and late-night pubs
Extract: 'I didn't see a future for myself then and never imagined I'd reach where I am today'
Jennifer Carroll
Opinion: 'Having a therapist who understands your race, sexuality and gender is important'
Niamh Jimenez
'I found myself looking into the mirror... feeling like I was looking at someone else'
‘I went up to training one Saturday morning and I just started roaring crying’
HSE chief concedes some children are still waiting too long to access mental health services
ISPCC chief: The CAMHS report came as no surprise to anyone caring for children in turmoil
John Church
'We're letting children drop off a cliff edge at age 18': Opposition hits out at CAMHS issues
IMO hits out at Donnelly's suggestion new consultant contract will bring 'consistency' to CAMHS
Donnelly says recruitment of youth mental health director will bring 'consistency' to CAMHS
Parent's frustration as boy lingers for over a year without mental health assessment 
CAMHS report raises serious concerns about children on medication not getting follow-up care
Jesse Lingard drank to ‘take pain away’ during last days at Man United
Opinion: Struggling to keep your New Year's Resolutions? It's all about short-term goals
Dr Emma Howard
Children’s hospitals ‘seeing astronomical number of young people self-harming’
All time
Therapist: Christmas can be tough - here's some strategies to help you mind yourself
Joe Heffernan
Senior garda says garda stations are not places for mental health patients
Online gambling causing surge of suicidal young men in A&E, NHS clinic says
Samaritans received nearly 1,000 calls a day last year, with mental health the top concern
The Journal and Noteworthy reporters nominated for Headline mental health media awards
Central Mental Hospital relocated to €200 million facility in north county Dublin
Experimental Lego cafe opens for adults in Dublin
'I had people fighting for me': PJ Gallagher opens up about his experience with mental illness
'Keyboard warriors have no understanding that what they say can affect somebody'
Mental Health Commission to ban mechanical restraints on children in inpatient centres
Irish head of emergencies at WHO reveals he received death threats during pandemic