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#Depression

# 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.

# depression - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From The42 John Mooney: ‘I will do everything to make sure this illness doesn’t take me away from my future’ Mental Health

John Mooney: ‘I will do everything to make sure this illness doesn’t take me away from my future’

The Irish cricketer was diagnosed with depression almost three years ago.

# depression - Saturday 29 November, 2014

# depression - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Opinion: We’ve seen an outburst in mental illness ads – but people still don’t talk.

I know I am too scared to tell people what’s really going on. I’m scared of what they will think.

# depression - Saturday 22 November, 2014

How much does cyberbullying really contribute to teen suicide?

The government has been focusing its attention on cyberbullying after high profile teen suicides but one clinical psychologist who works with troubled teens said it rarely contributes significantly.

# depression - Thursday 13 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Marian Keyes says Marian Finucane pushed her on mental health in interview Marian V Marian

Marian Keyes says Marian Finucane pushed her on mental health in interview

The author appeared on Finucane’s show on Saturday.

# depression - Monday 10 November, 2014

From The42 Murtough Ware: ‘On the outside I seemed perfect, on the inside I was going through hell’ Mental Health

Murtough Ware: ‘On the outside I seemed perfect, on the inside I was going through hell’

The Carlow footballer has opened up about his battle with borderline personality disorder, a battle that he continues to fight.

# depression - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Column: If long winter months fill you with dread, don’t suffer in silence Sad

Column: If long winter months fill you with dread, don’t suffer in silence

For most people who have Seasonal Affective Disorder, the symptoms will typically start in the autumn and continue into the winter months.

# depression - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Opinion: Driving home on a stormy night, I saw a distressed young man on a bridge wall

I hope I did the right thing in that situation. To tell you the truth, I haven’t really slept properly since.

# depression - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The42 Tackling mental health – ‘Shane Carthy was a winner last Thursday without stepping on a field’ Speaking Out

Tackling mental health – ‘Shane Carthy was a winner last Thursday without stepping on a field’

Colin Regan, the GAA’s Community & Health manager, speaks on the sporting lessons we can take from mental health week.

# depression - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge School asks girl to sign ‘safety contract’ after she drew a picture of a gun Safety Contract

School asks girl to sign ‘safety contract’ after she drew a picture of a gun

The five-year-old was asked if she was “depressed” after pointing a crayon at another student and saying “pew pew”.

# depression - Friday 10 October, 2014

Here’s how many people were admitted to psychiatric units in Ireland last year

The Health Research Board released the figures today.

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

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.

“Mortified, we hope it’ll be grand”: Enda speaks out on male depression

Men “tend to suffer in silence, or stubbornness”, the Taoiseach said today.

# depression - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From The42 ‘I just went completely blank’ – Dubs U21 star Shane Carthy on his depression Depression

‘I just went completely blank’ – Dubs U21 star Shane Carthy on his depression

“It was building up for the last couple of years. It got worse and worse in the six months previous to the Leinster final.”

# depression - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?

A breakthrough in research in the US suggests that depression could soon by diagnosed via a blood test.

# depression - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Could you help someone who is experiencing depression?

Aware is a support service for people dealing with depression, it’s looking for volunteers.

# depression - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Most of us see Irish society as hostile to mental health problems

65% say mental health treatment is seen as a sign of failure.

# depression - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Living with a ‘black dog’: An animated guide you really should watch

This poignant and beautiful video has some brilliant advice.

# depression - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Myths v Facts on suicide: a misunderstood issue that claims 800,000 lives each year

A major new report by the WHO shows that appropriate support for those with suicidal thoughts is essential.

# depression - Thursday 28 August, 2014

People with cancer need dedicated treatment to tackle depression

Major depression is much more common among cancer sufferers – but trial shows a possible way forward.

# depression - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Opinion: Robin Williams’ death is a tragedy we should learn from – reach out to someone. Today.

Ask someone how they’re doing today, and listen – really listen – to the answer.

# depression - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Scientists are figuring out a way to make our brains work better

The results could be good news for those suffering from nervous system disorders.

# depression - Sunday 3 August, 2014

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