# depression - Today’s News
# depression - Saturday 19 July, 2014
Although clearly well-intentioned, the irony is that in order to reduce perceived stigma the media has given us a palatable portrayal of mental illness.
# depression - Sunday 13 July, 2014
The last six years have been challenging, and the last 18 months even more so, but I’m looking forward to a very different future for me and my family.
# depression - Saturday 12 July, 2014
Back at the beginning, the last thing in the world I wanted to accept was “that” label. In my mind, depression was something older people suffered from.
# depression - Saturday 5 July, 2014
“Panic attacks can be a sign of depression and mental health issues and I couldn’t believe it was happening to me” – Niall Harbison on fighting two battles; illness and stigma.
# depression - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
The tool offers immediate access to a lower-intensity intervention and is implemented through healthcare professionals.
# depression - Saturday 21 June, 2014
There is a breakthrough therapy helping Ireland to tackle the high incidence of suicide and self harm.
# depression - Thursday 19 June, 2014
The Irish Institute of Naturopathic Medicine is calling on the government to support its pilot programme to help reduce suicide in prisons.
# depression - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
I want to put myself out there as walking proof that medication can, and does, work – and more that that, it’s vital for me to keep functioning.
# depression - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
I resisted taking medication for a long time because I was worried about other people’s reactions, but antidepressants have undoubtedly been my friend.
# depression - Sunday 8 June, 2014
Young people are being encourage to find one thing that cheers them up – and reach out to one good adult in a time of need.
# depression - Saturday 7 June, 2014
The recent story of two patients checking themselves out of psychiatric units days before taking their own lives is not a once-off.
# depression - Saturday 24 May, 2014
After suffering in silence with a mental illness for many years, I finally realised that I had nothing to be ashamed of.
# depression - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
Though little research has been done in Ireland on postpartum depression past the 12 month mark, one expert said increased resourcing for public health nurses is key to tackling the problem.
# depression - Monday 19 May, 2014
I’m beginning to understand myself, to accept that it’s OK to feel sad, to feel angry, to feel scared. Nobody is happy all the time.
# depression - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
Mental health, rather than economic growth, may be one of the key factors in helping people return to work.
# depression - Saturday 10 May, 2014
42,000 women in Ireland are diagnosed each year with a mental health illness and emotional trauma surrounding pregnancy and childbirth.
# depression - Friday 9 May, 2014
The NHL experienced a mental health crisis in 2011.
# depression - Saturday 3 May, 2014
What do you think? Does it sound brilliant or crazy – or both?
# depression - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
I have clinical depression and presented myself to hospital on my GP’s request. The doctor deemed me to be “stressed”, wrote me prescription and sent me home, alone.
# depression - Monday 28 April, 2014
A new survey has revealed that depression, stress, and burn out affects one-third of workers.
# depression - Wednesday 16 April, 2014
“I would have played with Wayne a lot, I’d know him well. You’d have to commend him.”
# depression - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
The Waterford GAA player shares his personal experience of living with depression.
# depression - Sunday 6 April, 2014
The Irish Heart Foundation is urging speedy action from health authorities to ensure services focus on psychological as well as physical recovery.
# depression - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The mindset of a professional sportsperson can show us a lot about how to deal with depression, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.
# depression - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
Four former workers at the plant are trying to highlight the issues they have been dealing with over the last five years – mainly the fact that they still haven’t been given a pension.
# depression - Monday 17 March, 2014
Living with a mental illness means you sometimes lose your perspective and might not recognise the point at which you need help. To track this, I use a traffic light system, writes Fiona Kennedy.
# depression - Monday 10 February, 2014
The biggest learning curve my husband and I have taken from my mental health problems is that without communication, depression will win, writes Fiona Kennedy.
# depression - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
Former Olympic champion was found “dazed” on a Sydney street yesterday.
A new study being undertaken by researchers in Trinity College is trying to find out…
# depression - Monday 27 January, 2014
The former Cork hurler, a pioneer for addressing mental health issues, has opened up about his sexuality in a new blog post.
# depression - Saturday 25 January, 2014
I work full time, I have young kids, and I also have a mental illness. Living with depression is never going to be easy but I’m getting better – and that’s because I’m being open and unashamed about it, writes Fiona Kennedy.
# depression - Monday 13 January, 2014
The service also saw an increase of 46 per cent in email enquiries in 2013.
# depression - Sunday 12 January, 2014
Monday 30 December was the busiest day, while volunteers took 520 calls on Christmas Day.
# depression - Friday 27 December, 2013
Michael Finnegan never dreamed of living the life of a rugby coach, but here he is.
# depression - Wednesday 25 December, 2013
On Christmas Day, is there someone outside the family that you’ll be checking in on?
A controlled trial saw that a small investment led to big benefits for building confidence and reducing isolation.
# depression - Monday 23 December, 2013
Study recommended that awareness of mental health issues be particularly targeted at young male teens.
# depression - Thursday 19 December, 2013
It has been a brutal, punishing year for many people across this country. As we enter a new year, let’s focus on one another again and take the responsibility to lead others through this darkness and out the other side, writes Gareth O’Callaghan.
# depression - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
In total, the helpline received 381,128 calls in the last year.