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#Mental Health

# mental-health - Monday 20 May, 2019

A new helpline for male victims of domestic abuse has been launched today
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

A new helpline for male victims of domestic abuse has been launched today

May 20th 2019, 1:23 PM 173,513 Views 69 Comments

Domestic abuse can be physical, emotional or financial.

# mental-health - Friday 17 May, 2019

Danny Rose says a club wanted to check he was ‘not crazy’ during transfer talks
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

Danny Rose says a club wanted to check he was ‘not crazy’ during transfer talks

May 17th 2019, 11:57 AM 8,262 Views 7 Comments

Spurs defender went public with his mental health battle ahead of last year’s World Cup.

# mental-health - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

First of its kind fund launched to tackle loneliness
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

First of its kind fund launched to tackle loneliness

Apr 17th 2019, 8:08 PM 21,363 Views 21 Comments

The first of its kind fund will go towards helping local groups and community-based projects.

# mental-health - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'We have this intrinsic idea of masculinity. Talking about mental well-being or sexuality is stigmatised'
# Closer Look
From The42
# Closer Look

'We have this intrinsic idea of masculinity. Talking about mental well-being or sexuality is stigmatised'

Apr 6th 2019, 8:00 AM 29,361 Views 3 Comments

Dublin star Nicole Owens delves deeper into her story, and explores how and why the GAA is a heteronormative environment for men but being openly gay is accepted in the women’s game.

# mental-health - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars

Mar 20th 2019, 2:29 PM 32,263 Views 23 Comments

Mike Thalassitis was found dead in London last weekend.

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis

Mar 20th 2019, 6:05 AM 51,750 Views 56 Comments

A new study published in The Lancet has found how cannabis use affects the incidence of psychosis.

# mental-health - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision

Mar 10th 2019, 6:59 AM 23,044 Views 0 Comments

“One of the guys was very annoying and used to harass me, he always tried to touch me.”

# mental-health - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'Our aim is to help people realise that it's ok to talk about how they feel'
# Noggin
From The42
# Noggin

'Our aim is to help people realise that it's ok to talk about how they feel'

Mar 9th 2019, 12:00 PM 18,003 Views 19 Comments

Professional rugby players Conor and Kieran Joyce tell us why they formed Noggin Sport.

# mental-health - Saturday 23 February, 2019

'The big thing for me was to show it's not just depression and anxiety. There's loads of mental health issues'
# Opening Up
From The42
# Opening Up

'The big thing for me was to show it's not just depression and anxiety. There's loads of mental health issues'

Feb 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 16,073 Views 2 Comments

Roscommon footballer Amanda McLoone reached out to the WGPA counselling service last year when she began to feel overwhelmed in her life.

# mental-health - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'Suicide is not fashion': Burberry apologises for creating hoodie with noose-shaped strings
# London Fashion Week
# London Fashion Week

'Suicide is not fashion': Burberry apologises for creating hoodie with noose-shaped strings

Feb 20th 2019, 10:05 AM 34,995 Views 44 Comments

The hoodie debuted during London Fashion Week.

# mental-health - Sunday 17 February, 2019

What little thing should you do for yourself to ease the Sunday Fear?
# Little Things
From The Daily Edge
# Little Things

What little thing should you do for yourself to ease the Sunday Fear?

Feb 17th 2019, 6:00 PM 6,186 Views 0 Comments

We have you covered.

# mental-health - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

'We're absolutely wrecked, we're afraid we'll make a mistake': Psychiatric nurses will have to work through night again
# Strike
# Strike

'We're absolutely wrecked, we're afraid we'll make a mistake': Psychiatric nurses will have to work through night again

Updated Feb 6th 2019, 11:05 PM 41,316 Views 46 Comments

Nurses have been working for 27 hours straight and counting.

# mental-health - Monday 4 February, 2019

INMO calls ministers' invite to talk about issues other than pay 'massively disrespectful' and 'cynical'
# Strikes
# Strikes

INMO calls ministers' invite to talk about issues other than pay 'massively disrespectful' and 'cynical'

Updated Feb 4th 2019, 9:42 PM 25,717 Views 118 Comments

INMO and PNA members will take part in further industrial action this week.

# mental-health - Saturday 2 February, 2019

A Dublin man has reached South America's highest peak, after being forced to turn back last year
# Mental Health Campaign
# Mental Health Campaign

A Dublin man has reached South America's highest peak, after being forced to turn back last year

Feb 2nd 2019, 6:00 PM 20,472 Views 11 Comments

Mahon is doing the climb to raise awareness for the mental health charity Grow

# mental-health - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Opinion: Pat was refused mental health services because of his addiction - now he's dead
# Column
# Column

Opinion: Pat was refused mental health services because of his addiction - now he's dead

Jan 27th 2019, 8:30 PM 89,922 Views 51 Comments

Mental illness and addiction are interlinked so why are people who suffer from both routinely excluded from services, asks Senator Lynn Ruane.

# mental-health - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Celebrities' refusal to associate with 2016 mental health initiative shows the strides we've since made
# Heads Together
From The Daily Edge
# Heads Together

Celebrities' refusal to associate with 2016 mental health initiative shows the strides we've since made

Jan 24th 2019, 3:33 PM 5,059 Views 1 Comment

‘You don’t talk about it.’

# mental-health - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Opinion: Multi-tasking makes you less productive - and can contribute to stress and burnout
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Multi-tasking makes you less productive - and can contribute to stress and burnout

Jan 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 9,319 Views 11 Comments

Give yourself a break. Research shows that multi-tasking reduces productivity because your brain can only focus on one thing at a time, writes Siobhan Murray.

# mental-health - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Opinion: CBT and improv helped me to conquer my social anxiety (people-terror)
# Anxiety
# Anxiety

Opinion: CBT and improv helped me to conquer my social anxiety (people-terror)

Jan 19th 2019, 9:30 AM 19,767 Views 16 Comments

‘I’ve failed job interviews, turned down opportunities and ruined relationships because of anxiety’, writes Stephen Buggy.

# mental-health - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Ex-refugee leading the way for Australia on and off the pitch with brilliant mental health message
# Socceroos
From The42
# Socceroos

Ex-refugee leading the way for Australia on and off the pitch with brilliant mental health message

Jan 17th 2019, 11:29 AM 3,946 Views 0 Comments

Awer Mabil’s story is an interesting one – as is his unique goal celebration.

# mental-health - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'I'm really uncomfortable in my own skin, with my disabilities and putting them out there for the world to see'
# Not About The Bike
From The42
# Not About The Bike

'I'm really uncomfortable in my own skin, with my disabilities and putting them out there for the world to see'

Jan 13th 2019, 7:53 PM 13,345 Views 2 Comments

Colin Lynch is a decorated Paralympian but 2018 was a relentless struggle as he faced up to his mental health problems and their origin.

'Just don't give up': Finnegan living proof that there is always a better day ahead
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

'Just don't give up': Finnegan living proof that there is always a better day ahead

Jan 13th 2019, 12:00 PM 30,107 Views 0 Comments

Mick Finnegan has an invaluable tale to pass on to anyone struggling with mental health.

More than 80 patients in five years had to travel abroad for mental health services
# Treatment Abroad
# Treatment Abroad

More than 80 patients in five years had to travel abroad for mental health services

Jan 13th 2019, 8:00 AM 9,098 Views 11 Comments

The majority of these patients would have travelled to the UK for treatment in a residential setting.

# mental-health - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'I tried those quick solutions...they tend not to work': Ex-Cavan footballer Alan O'Mara on taking care of your mental health
# First Fortnight
# First Fortnight

'I tried those quick solutions...they tend not to work': Ex-Cavan footballer Alan O'Mara on taking care of your mental health

Jan 12th 2019, 9:00 AM 11,759 Views 4 Comments

Alan O’Mara is hosting a Real Talks discussion with members of the female Dublin All Ireland football as part of the First Fortnight mental health and arts festival.

# mental-health - Sunday 6 January, 2019

'I am off work due to my mental health state': Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths clarifies absence
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

'I am off work due to my mental health state': Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths clarifies absence

Jan 6th 2019, 1:06 PM 12,913 Views 9 Comments

The Scotland international has taken a step away from football to address issues in his personal life.

# mental-health - Friday 4 January, 2019

PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems'
# Left Behind
# Left Behind

PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems'

Jan 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 51,448 Views 25 Comments

Karen Docherty is calling for stronger support systems to be put in place for families affected by suicide.

# mental-health - Thursday 3 January, 2019

'I'm going to fish all over the world - that's my dream': Darndale kids on learning angling skills at the Cavan lakes
# Lough Ramor
# Lough Ramor

'I'm going to fish all over the world - that's my dream': Darndale kids on learning angling skills at the Cavan lakes

Jan 3rd 2019, 6:30 AM 10,375 Views 9 Comments

We went along with a youth group and some members of Inland Fisheries Ireland to see why these trips are important.

# mental-health - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

'Sometimes they're just lonely and want a chat': What it means to volunteer at Childline
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Sometimes they're just lonely and want a chat': What it means to volunteer at Childline

Dec 26th 2018, 9:00 AM 7,862 Views 1 Comment

Childline saw it’s seventh millionth phone call earlier this year – we sat down with some volunteers to see what Childline means to them.

# mental-health - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the festive period
# Be Kind To Yourself
# Be Kind To Yourself

Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the festive period

Dec 22nd 2018, 1:00 PM 24,602 Views 13 Comments

Christmas can be a stressful time. Here’s some advice on how to make the holidays more relaxing.

# mental-health - Monday 17 December, 2018

There was a big reaction to Pete Davidson's appearance on SNL this weekend
# Pete Davidson
From The Daily Edge
# Pete Davidson

There was a big reaction to Pete Davidson's appearance on SNL this weekend

Dec 17th 2018, 12:52 PM 4,852 Views 0 Comments

The comedian has spoken publicly about his struggles with mental health.

# mental-health - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,795 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.

# mental-health - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

'He's gone and he needn't have been gone': Mick Wallace gives impassioned speech about suicide
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'He's gone and he needn't have been gone': Mick Wallace gives impassioned speech about suicide

Dec 11th 2018, 9:56 PM 50,590 Views 56 Comments

Wexford, where the TD is from, has the highest suicide rate in the country.

# mental-health - Thursday 6 December, 2018

What is the psychological impact of Christmas?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What is the psychological impact of Christmas?

Dec 6th 2018, 7:00 AM 19,254 Views 57 Comments

‘Christmas affects the human mind in many ways, capable of stimulating joy, nostalgia, excitement, trepidation, and stress – occasionally all at the same time’, writes Professor Brian Hughes.

# mental-health - Friday 30 November, 2018

'Beyond crisis': Almost half of beds for children with mental health needs closed due to safety concerns
# Complex Needs
# Complex Needs

'Beyond crisis': Almost half of beds for children with mental health needs closed due to safety concerns

Nov 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 7,698 Views 2 Comments

Staffing issues are also having an impact.

# mental-health - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

'Our members deserve better': Concern over failure to fill Defence Forces psychiatrist role after no-one applies for job
# Poor Conditions
# Poor Conditions

'Our members deserve better': Concern over failure to fill Defence Forces psychiatrist role after no-one applies for job

Nov 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 19,387 Views 86 Comments

“Penny pinching cannot be undertaken at the expense of our members’ health,” a representative group said.

# mental-health - Monday 26 November, 2018

'Walking into a crisis': 61 psychiatrist posts are vacant around the country
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Walking into a crisis': 61 psychiatrist posts are vacant around the country

Nov 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 29,845 Views 17 Comments

Cork and Kerry are worst impacted.

# mental-health - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Mother pleads for funding as daughter spends over 115 days in Wexford General Hospital
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Mother pleads for funding as daughter spends over 115 days in Wexford General Hospital

Nov 22nd 2018, 6:10 AM 68,708 Views 7 Comments

The teenager’s family want her moved to a more appropriate residential care unit.

# mental-health - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote
# England
# England

Antidepressant prescriptions increased after Brexit vote

Nov 20th 2018, 11:35 PM 9,257 Views 21 Comments

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

# mental-health - Monday 19 November, 2018

System slammed as 'outdated' after person who recovered from mental illness denied life assurance
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

System slammed as 'outdated' after person who recovered from mental illness denied life assurance

Nov 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 27,316 Views 45 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD James Browne said that legislation needed updated to reflect a more “modern understanding of mental health”.

# mental-health - Sunday 18 November, 2018

'The power of laughter can't be underestimated': Irish clowns performing for refugee children in Greece
# Clowns Without Borders
# Clowns Without Borders

'The power of laughter can't be underestimated': Irish clowns performing for refugee children in Greece

Nov 18th 2018, 7:30 AM 8,413 Views 9 Comments

The show has been developed to help children who are suffering from trauma.

# mental-health - Sunday 4 November, 2018

OPINION: 'I had to start transitioning... living with people who weren't going to agree with me or who didn't want to share a bathroom with me'
# Opinion
# Opinion

OPINION: 'I had to start transitioning... living with people who weren't going to agree with me or who didn't want to share a bathroom with me'

Nov 4th 2018, 7:30 PM 28,701 Views 54 Comments

Ambassador for the Better Out Than In campaign for LGBTI+ youth tells us about her experiences dealing with her mental health.