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# Stigma

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Stigma around drug use preventing people from coming forward to access key supports
WHO to create new name for monkeypox to avoid discrimination
How a God-fearing Ireland shamed, abandoned and punished its 'fallen' women and girls
Doctors warn against obesity patient 'stigma' in post-pandemic health system
Opinion: 'People with HIV in Ireland are dehumanised - we're seen as a virus'
Robbie Lawlor
Column: '61% of girls my age are embarrassed about their period'
Niamh Dunne
'My fear was what if the baby had HIV. When I had my daughter, thank god, she was HIV negative'
Life as a woman with HIV: 'We're stigmatised because we're looked upon as if we're easy'
'You junkie, you addict' - How stigma can prevent drug users getting the help they need
'I'm most angry at myself': HIV positive people continue to suffer from stigma in Ireland
Mindfulness in schools and less focus on points: What politicians want for Irish schoolchildren
Fianna Fáil TD becomes emotional in Dáil speaking about death of young man by suicide
Adoption in Ireland: 'We're still going through it, we're still carrying the shame'
Red tape and stigma are barriers to homeless seeking mental health services
Almost half of people in rural Ireland would conceal a mental health difficulty
'It's not an easy way out': Is surgery the way to help solve Ireland's obesity crisis?
Almost half of people in Dublin wouldn't work with someone with a mental health difficulty
'Let them know you're there for them': Half of people under 35 would conceal mental health issue
Stigma: 'When a doctor can say to you when filling out a sick cert: "Will I just put depression, or…?"'
Jen Ronan
A huge number of people hear voices in their head, but it doesn't have to be a bad thing
Report finds people living in social housing change accents and falsify addresses to avoid stigma
'One patient told me she overheard a member of staff referring to her as "just a psychiatric case"'
Dr Stephen McWilliams
Living with albinism: 'I can't go into town without someone pointing or laughing at me'
Sinead McManus
Opinion: 'Our reaction to Kanye West's breakdown feeds cycle of judgement and scorn'
Vicky Kavanagh
Do the 44% of Irish people who are single in their 30s suffer stigma?
Bressie to head up youth group on mental health
'I'm ok with talking about my mental health problems - but will it affect my employability?'
Natalie Marr
'I told my date that I had depression and he laughed and told me I was just lazy'
Natalie Marr
Employees: Why do Irish companies still see mental health issues as a sign of weakness?
Dr Stephen McWilliams
'Imagine being suicidal and waiting hours and hours for help'
Ireland does not have official statistics on male domestic violence
Schizophrenia is not a split personality - there are four main symptoms
Dr Stephen McWilliams
Woman (26) ran London marathon with 'period blood running down her legs'
Do you know someone with a 'secret' gambling problem?
People look at me and say 'You don't look like somebody that has dementia'
Practice of 'normalising' intersex children at birth denounced by Europe
German magazine prints cover with ink infused with HIV-positive blood
Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines
People are talking a lot of sense about depression on Twitter today
Opinion: Have we reached the beginning of the end for mental health stigma?
Dr Keith Gaynor