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# Mental Health

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Over 1,800 people restrained or secluded by mental health services in 2020
'Learning how to look after yourself mentally is a huge stepping stone'
Christmas can be stressful - here are ways to mind your mental health during the festive period
Opinion: It's important to prioritise your mental health this Christmas
Krystian Fikert
Mental Health services watchdog identifies 'significant risks' at two Cork inpatient centres
€1.8 million in mental health funding allocated to low-emission vehicles for HSE community services
A fifth of young men and a third of young women experiencing depression symptoms - Irish study
'I'm not afraid to say that I have been through bad days and I have contemplated suicide'
Minister to tell rank-and-file gardaí she will strengthen their mental health supports
'I had gotten to the stage where I was starting to think about making myself sick'
Almost half of nursing home staff had symptoms of PTSD during the pandemic - study
Opinion: 'Covid left many feeling disregarded by society because they don’t live in a family unit'
Yvonne Barnes-Holmes
Warning of ‘tsunami’ of mental health issues among children due to pandemic
'There was no understanding of suicide' - Galway star recalls cousin's death in documentary
HSE has no 'specific plans' for site of Cork mental health care centre due to close next month
Opinion: The mental health impacts of this pandemic are yet to be understood
Dr Stephen McWilliams
Isolation and loneliness among key concerns raised by callers to Samaritans last year
‘Hunted’ Jeremy Kyle diagnosed with anxiety disorder after show axed
One in four Irish people say their mental health declined during pandemic, survey shows
Call for urgent increase in mental health funding to tackle ‘perfect storm’
'What Simone Biles has done is say, 'No, you stand up for yourself and say I'm struggling''
Olympian Simone Biles praised for speaking openly on mental health struggles
'I'll no longer believe I'm a bad person' - Irish marathon runner Scullion explains Olympic U-turn in powerful statement
'You feel you're not welcome in Ireland': TDs told of anti-Traveller 'hate speech' during Covid-19
Irish marathon runner Scullion withdraws from Olympics to focus on mental health
'Significant jump' in number of applications made by gardaí to involuntarily detain patients
Major rise in mental health referrals and relapses during pandemic, psychiatrists say
Opinion: Spare a thought for the victims of torture among us battling their trauma daily
John O'Donoghue
97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
Over half of family carers report a decline in mental health during pandemic
No inpatient bed for teen with 'significant and immediate' mental health concerns, court hears
'I was stuck in a room with no privacy': Fears that pandemic will have long-term impacts on disadvantaged young people
'Role of family' in mental health patients' care to be considered in new legislation
Covid-19 and restrictions have had 'devastating impact' on mental health of LGBTI+ young people in Ireland
‘I’m fortunate enough to have another opportunity at life. I will keep fighting’
FactCheck: No, Darkness into Light is not cancelled, despite claims by anti-lockdown activists
Psychiatrists say cannabis is 'gravest threat' to youth mental health
Loophole means 'voluntary' mental health patients have diminished right to appeal detention
'I don't want to crowdfund for my life': Young woman with serious eating disorder appeals for in-patient treatment
Deaths by suicide did not increase internationally during the first wave of the pandemic