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#Depression

# depression - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Mindfulness therapy can be as good as medication for preventing depressive relapses

The alternative treatment helps patients learn how to respond more constructively to their thoughts and feelings.

# depression - Monday 13 April, 2015

‘I had the family I had always dreamed of, but I was plagued with self-loathing’

Postnatal depression affected me so badly I couldn’t leave the house, but I reached out for help – and it’s the best thing I’ve ever done.

# depression - Sunday 12 April, 2015

# depression - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Tributes flood in as ‘baron of botox’ dies by suicide

He had several famous clients, including Madonna.

# depression - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot’s depression to investigators

It included correspondence to his flight training school.

# depression - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From The42 ‘Honest, courageous and inspiring’ – John Mooney speaks openly about his off-field struggles Mental Health

‘Honest, courageous and inspiring’ – John Mooney speaks openly about his off-field struggles

The cricketer appeared on RTÉ’s Saturday Night show.

# depression - Friday 27 March, 2015

Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines

“Many of the greatest, most responsible people have been depressives.”

From The Daily Edge People are talking a lot of sense about depression on Twitter today Mental Health

People are talking a lot of sense about depression on Twitter today

“Many of the greatest, most responsible people have been depressives.”

# depression - Thursday 26 March, 2015

How many sons and brothers must we lose to suicide before we act?

Ireland has exceptionally high rates of male suicide, but it’s being met with a wall of silence.

# depression - Sunday 22 March, 2015

‘Often it’s the times when I most need support that I’m least able to talk’

Staying quiet about a mental health problem is the worst thing you can do, which is why a new campaign is being launched in out third level institutions.

# depression - Saturday 14 March, 2015

‘Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts’ Dealing With Depression This post contains videos

‘Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts’

Ryan Mangan is one of five young people representing Ireland at an international poetry festival.

# depression - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

AS IT HAPPENED: Dr Eddie Murphy answers YOUR questions on mental health

You sent us some great questions, so let’s see what the expert had to say…

Dr Eddie Murphy will be in for a LIVE Q&A to answer your mental health questions

Dr Murphy will take part in a LIVE Q&A on mental health at our offices tomorrow.

# depression - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Mental health: The issue that could make or break the next election

Mental health difficulties occur in every constituency, across every demographic. And it’s time proper attention was paid to the problem.

# depression - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Ryan Tubridy interview about depression stopped man about to take his own life

He wrote to Ryan Tubridy today to thank the show.

# depression - Monday 23 February, 2015

86 people died in Irish prisons over the past 10 years

There have been calls for specialised suicide prevention programmes in prisons.

# depression - Sunday 15 February, 2015

‘Like many young men, I refused to believe there was anything wrong. But I couldn’t stop crying.’

It’s OK not to be OK. But you need to talk before it’s all too late, before you’ve broken hearts or – most importantly – broken yourself.

From The42 Cool runnings: Why Irishman Gary Seery is taking on one of the world’s toughest marathons North Pole Marathon

Cool runnings: Why Irishman Gary Seery is taking on one of the world’s toughest marathons

The Dubliner is hoping to raise €42,000 for Habitat for Humanity.

# depression - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

‘Once, I could see no way out of depression. But now I’m going to fight for my life’

I’ve learned that this should not be a private illness. You cannot fight mental health problems on your own in your room with your back against the door.

# depression - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From The42 ‘I was just spiralling, going deeper and deeper’ – ex-Derry City star reveals depression battle Problems

‘I was just spiralling, going deeper and deeper’ – ex-Derry City star reveals depression battle

At his lowest ebb, Liam Coyle said he considered taking his own life.

# depression - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Opinion: Why don’t we have big campaigns for mental health?

Why do people develop mental illnesses? Why are some more susceptible that others? What treatment is best? There’s still so much we don’t know – and we really need to find out.

From The42 Former footballer Clarke Carlisle speaks out over suicide attempt Interview

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle speaks out over suicide attempt

The 35-year-old hopes to help others suffering from depression after revealing he attempted to take his own life in December.

From The42 Shane Carthy’s depression battle – ‘I just had this constant dark shadow in my way’ Mental Health

Shane Carthy’s depression battle – ‘I just had this constant dark shadow in my way’

Things are looking up for the Dublin player after a difficult time in 2014.

# depression - Sunday 25 January, 2015

GPs: Are we missing patients who are suicidal because we’re rushed off our feet?

Many cases of depression can be managed in a GPs office, but they need to be able to spend time with the patients, on doctor said.

# depression - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Fears that deaths by suicide rose over Christmas period

Calls to Console’s helpline rose by one third over the festive season.

# depression - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Opinion: Postnatal depression filled me with an all-consuming, terrifying and explosive rage

When you think of ‘depression’, feelings of sadness and anxiety might come to mind – but anger is powerful (often overlooked) emotion.

# depression - Friday 9 January, 2015

Opinion: Have we reached the beginning of the end for mental health stigma?

After years of silence about our emotions, we as a society can lack a language to talk about our inner experiences. But that is finally changing.

# depression - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Opinion: On motherhood, postnatal depression, and being kind to yourself

Looking back, there is so much I wish I’d known. Yes, we were told life would never be the same again, but that doesn’t even begin to cover it.

# depression - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Why getting enough sleep is vital – and how to get it

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you little things to help keep your mental health in check.

# depression - Friday 2 January, 2015

Let’s get physical – it will get you mentally fit this year too

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

Opinion: My New Year’s resolution? To no longer be ashamed.

This year, I have decided to try to no longer be ashamed of suffering from mental health problems.

# depression - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Feeling the New Year blues? These simple tips might help

This can be a painful time for many people but it might be a great opportunity for you to face your problems.

# depression - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Express yourself: How you can find your passion this year

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# depression - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

How to reach out to someone who is feeling down: a guide

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# depression - Sunday 28 December, 2014

How your food is affecting your mood

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# depression - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Minding your mind by drinking less this Christmas

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# depression - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The42 ‘No matter how blue the water or high the palm tree’: Even paradise is no escape from mental illness Calm On The Surface

‘No matter how blue the water or high the palm tree’: Even paradise is no escape from mental illness

Sean Nee suffers from depression and anxiety. Some days are great, but on the bad days even the ideal surroundings cannot tip the scales.

“I should be looking forward to Christmas but it seems like a mountain I have to climb”

Christmas can be turned into more of an ordeal than a celebration due to loneliness, financial worries or relationship breakdowns.

# depression - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Opinion: Messages like this shouldn’t be given to patients – depression isn’t an ‘embarrassing problem’

I came across this poster just last week in a GP waiting room and have to admit I was shocked, and so incredibly disappointed.

# depression - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Police find baby in search for missing newborn

Charlotte Bevan and her baby went missing earlier this week from a maternity hospital.

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