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#World Mental Health Day

# world-mental-health-day - Thursday 10 October, 2019

How a 'safety plan' can help a person who is suicidal
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

How a 'safety plan' can help a person who is suicidal

Oct 10th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,488 Views 15 Comments

“The situation isn’t irretrievable – there are simple, practical measures that everyone can do to turn it around.”

More than 9,785 people presented to hospital due to self-harm last year
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

More than 9,785 people presented to hospital due to self-harm last year

Oct 10th 2019, 6:05 AM 5,774 Views 5 Comments

There has been an increase in self-harm among young people aged 10-24 years.

# world-mental-health-day - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'I got to a point where I thought there was nothing in my life. I might as well just give up on it all'
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

'I got to a point where I thought there was nothing in my life. I might as well just give up on it all'

Oct 10th 2018, 4:32 PM 24,297 Views 9 Comments

Former Ireland midfielder Jason McAteer opens up about clinical depression in a new Liverpool documentary.

# world-mental-health-day - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

9 feelgood documentaries on Netflix for World Mental Health Day
# Feet Up
From The Daily Edge
# Feet Up

9 feelgood documentaries on Netflix for World Mental Health Day

Oct 10th 2017, 1:30 PM 6,029 Views 0 Comments

Take it easy, yeah?

# world-mental-health-day - Monday 10 October, 2016

12 little things you can do to be nice to yourself From The Daily Edge

12 little things you can do to be nice to yourself

Oct 10th 2016, 1:28 PM 10,804 Views 6 Comments

TREAT YO SELF.

# world-mental-health-day - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Bressie: 'I ran away from dealing with my issues and lied to the people I loved'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Bressie: 'I ran away from dealing with my issues and lied to the people I loved'

Oct 10th 2015, 7:30 PM 10,883 Views 102 Comments

The “sure it will all be grand” mentality, the “man up” mantra, the “snap out of it” attitudes repressing our emotions and it needs to end, writes Niall Breslin.

# world-mental-health-day - Friday 10 October, 2014

Opinion: You’re never too old to talk – so don't overlook older people's mental health
# World Mental Health Day
# World Mental Health Day

Opinion: You’re never too old to talk – so don't overlook older people's mental health

Oct 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 143 Views 10 Comments

Some great strides have been made in this country in recent years to tackle mental health issues, but let’s make sure all people in society are cared for.

# world-mental-health-day - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Column: The five steps to emotional well-being
# Being Human
# Being Human

Column: The five steps to emotional well-being

Oct 5th 2014, 7:30 PM 995 Views 21 Comments

Positive mental health is a journey – sometimes enlightening, sometimes challenging, but most definitely worthwhile.

# world-mental-health-day - Thursday 10 October, 2013

What's your favourite song? Help us create the greatest playlist ever...
# Float On
From The Daily Edge
# Float On

What's your favourite song? Help us create the greatest playlist ever...

Oct 10th 2013, 9:30 PM 14,807 Views 343 Comments

Tell us what your favourite music means to you…

Column: 'A Migrant State of Mind’ – emigration and mental health
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'A Migrant State of Mind’ – emigration and mental health

Oct 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 175 Views 76 Comments

I emigrated from my native Sri Lanka to Ireland in a bid to find acceptance – but unfortunately the journey of a migrant does not end when they arrive on the shores of their new home, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.

Column: The power of the internet can help mental health
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The power of the internet can help mental health

Oct 10th 2013, 7:15 AM 65 Views 19 Comments

The internet provides a platform to promote positive mental health at an unprecedented scale while reaching out to those who need support through tough times, writes Derek Chambers.

# world-mental-health-day - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Survey: Majority of TDs believe funds for community mental health services should be 'ringfenced'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Survey: Majority of TDs believe funds for community mental health services should be 'ringfenced'

Oct 10th 2012, 11:26 AM 3,234 Views 15 Comments

As World Mental Health Day is marked, the importance of services being retained in the upcoming Budget has been underlined.

# world-mental-health-day - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Poll: Should Irish people be more open about mental health problems?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish people be more open about mental health problems?

Oct 9th 2011, 12:26 PM 2,202 Views 40 Comments

New initiatives are aiming to reduce the stigma around psychological issues. Do you think this is still a problem in Ireland?