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# depression - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

# depression - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Marian Keyes: 'Don't blame yourself if you can't find the cause of your depression'

Best selling author, Marian Keyes, talked about relationships and mental health on the Late Late Show last night.

# depression - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

The colour of your Instagram photos can give a clue about your mood

“This algorithm can sometimes detect depression before a clinical diagnosis is made.”

# depression - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness

Helplink is offering six online counselling appointments to Irish emigrants in need.

Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy only at small risk of autism

Experts say this isn’t a cause for alarm.

# depression - Thursday 13 July, 2017

'I'm pushing for change in mental health services - and you can help me'

Our Voices contributor Natalie Marr has a burning idea that gives us all a chance to effect change.

# depression - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Thank you for sharing your mental health experiences - that's why we share this award with you

Headline Ireland named as its Voice 2017 recipient for highlighting mental health experiences.

# depression - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'I really hope we don't run out of time': Desperate parents share stories of children's suicide attempts

They said they are fighting to keep their children alive while they wait months for services.

# depression - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'People have no idea how isolating caring can be': Study shows high levels of depression among dementia carers

It is the largest study undertaken in Ireland to examine the health and wellbeing of people caring for their spouse with dementia.

# depression - Sunday 4 June, 2017

'I used to hold everything back. My shyness triggered depression and nearly killed me'

For some people, shyness can lead to social anxiety and crippling depression, writes Brian Strahan.

Wide awake: Late-night phone use harms teenagers' mental health and sleep quality

Late-night mobile phone usage led to poorer mental health, reduced coping and lowered self-esteem.

# depression - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'I had a loaded gun and all sorts of thoughts' - TD opens up about struggles with depression 'boxer' Moran This post contains videos

'I had a loaded gun and all sorts of thoughts' - TD opens up about struggles with depression

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran described his struggles in an emotional Late Late Show interview.

# depression - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Column: 'Everybody else seemed to 'get' life. I was lost, so lost, and tired of not feeling okay'

If someone hadn’t noticed me, I would not be writing these words today, writes Neil Kelders.

# depression - Monday 1 May, 2017

Column: 'I became labelled as my mental illness. I was ridiculed and excluded'

Mental health issues are still not really understood by our society, writes Siobhán Brady.

# depression - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Stigma: 'When a doctor can say to you when filling out a sick cert: "Will I just put depression, or…?"'

We have a long way to go in this country when it comes to our approach to mental health matters, writes Jen Ronan.

# depression - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From The42 ‘Most people you can say, “What a great bloke,” or “What a b*****d”. With Roebuck, it’s neither' Enigmatic

‘Most people you can say, “What a great bloke,” or “What a b*****d”. With Roebuck, it’s neither'

Read an extract from the highly acclaimed book on the late English cricketer and journalist Peter Roebuck.

From The42 'I tried to kill myself several times': Ricky Hatton opens up about battle with depression Honest

'I tried to kill myself several times': Ricky Hatton opens up about battle with depression

The former boxer has urged boxing authorities to provide help for fighters.

# depression - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Cavan Footballer Alan O'Mara on Depression: 'Why couldn’t I enjoy my Christmas?'

We can all save a life by talking more about mental health, writes Alan O’Mara.

# depression - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From The42 Ex-Arsenal defender Eboue contemplated suicide during Fifa ban Depression

Ex-Arsenal defender Eboue contemplated suicide during Fifa ban

The star has opened up about his struggle to cope with his suspension from football.

It's official - Facebook makes you miserable, according to new research

People’s emotional life improves significantly when they quit the social network for a week, a study found.

# depression - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Christmas with depression: 'Even putting on clothes can be hard when there’s a lingering dark cloud'

Depression is, by its very nature, an inward-looking thing, talking to other people, opening up about what you are going through can only be helpful, writes Úna-Minh Kavanagh.

# depression - Sunday 4 December, 2016

'It really changed everything for me': How magic mushrooms helped treat anxiety in cancer patients

A day after taking the psychedelic drug, four in five patients no longer qualified as clinically anxious.

# depression - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study

A new study shows the probability of women becoming depressed during pregnancy in Ireland.

# depression - Friday 21 October, 2016

"People here don't wait for the Government to come and save them, if you do that you'll just go under"

Men’s Sheds have grown hugely in popularity in Ireland as safe, inclusive community spaces for men to go to.

# depression - Saturday 15 October, 2016

John Connors defends bare-knuckle boxing, "I wouldn't say no to a fight"

John Connors talks about mental health, bare-knuckle boxing and Love/Hate.

# depression - Thursday 13 October, 2016

From The42 Depression the reason behind retirement, not my knee, says ex-Wales back row Powell Mental Health

Depression the reason behind retirement, not my knee, says ex-Wales back row Powell

‘It was tough but I’ve made the decision and it’s a lot of weight off my shoulders,’ says the Lions tourist.

Ketamine being tested in Ireland as depression treatment

The trials are being run by Trinity’s psychology department.

# depression - Sunday 11 September, 2016

'I knew it had to happen, but the reality was that stepping away from the panel terrified me'

Cavan footballer Alan O’Mara has written a memoir about his struggles with depression. An extract from his book, The Best is Yet to Come, tells about his choice to take a break from the game.

# depression - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Study finds a way of telling if you're depressed by what Instagram filter you use

The study used data such as colour tones and facial analysis from 166 Instagram users.

# depression - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders

Some 87% of people under the age of 18 presenting with eating disorders are female.

# depression - Friday 22 July, 2016

'It's like a death': Divorced people are at higher risk of psychiatric illness in Ireland

Although divorced people accounted for only 4% of all psychiatric admissions, they had the highest rate compared to married or single people.

# depression - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From The42 Gary Speed in Williams' thoughts ahead of Euro 2016 semi Reflections

Gary Speed in Williams' thoughts ahead of Euro 2016 semi

The Dragons captain and boss Chris Coleman paid tribute to the nation’s former boss.

# depression - Sunday 26 June, 2016

'I told my date that I had depression and he laughed and told me I was just lazy'

Natalie Marr looks at the stigma surrounding depression and other mental health problems

# depression - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Most antidepressants ineffective or unsafe for children with major depression

New research found one particular drug is linked to an increased risk of suicidal thoughts.

# depression - Thursday 19 May, 2016

'Why am I on anti-depressants? Because I suffer from depression'

‘We’ve come on in leaps and bounds when it comes to conversations around mental health but we are still so ANTI antidepressants, it’s depressing,” writes Rosemary MacCabe.

# depression - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Magic mushrooms might be able to help people with severe depression

A small trial has found that a compound made from the mushrooms helped people with treatment-resistant depression.

# depression - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorder: A long road to diagnosis speaks to three young people living with mental health conditions.

# depression - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Limerick beauty queen speaks of finding body of friend who died by suicide

Judy Fitzgerald said her grief inspired her to help raise awareness of suicide in Ireland.

# depression - Thursday 14 April, 2016

VIDEO: If you break your arm, it is fixed but what happens when your mind is broken?

Doug Leddin’s powerful video message has been shared thousands of times since he posted it last night.

# depression - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Lad Bible apologises to Prison Break star over meme about weight gain

Actor Wentworth Miller said on social media that the pictures were taken while he was suffering from depression.

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