# mental-health - Yesterday’s News
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# mental-health - Monday 21 March, 2016
Kathleen Lynch has given a revealing interview in which she criticises the Health Minister.
# mental-health - Sunday 20 March, 2016
A new survey explores the impact debt has on people’s mental health.
# mental-health - Thursday 17 March, 2016
“Those nights that I used to cry myself to sleep I held onto one thing; I held onto hope.”
# mental-health - Tuesday 15 March, 2016
The founder of Pieta House has said the current mental health support system is not working.
# mental-health - Wednesday 9 March, 2016
Michelle Ross speaks openly about what she and her family have gone through since her brother died by suicide last year.
Put down that green face paint and read this.
# mental-health - Tuesday 23 February, 2016
A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.
Blindboy Boatclub showed them.
# mental-health - Friday 19 February, 2016
This week, Alan says he is looking forward to the Operation Transformation run in Phoenix Park this weekend.
# mental-health - Thursday 18 February, 2016
Twenty years ago, mental health wasn’t even a policy issue – it wasn’t even talked about, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.
# mental-health - Thursday 11 February, 2016
The family say they want to stop families having no one to turn to.
# mental-health - Tuesday 2 February, 2016
Comeback is a no-go, boxing bosses tell former world heavyweight champ.
# mental-health - Thursday 21 January, 2016
Before the 2011 election, Taoiseach Enda Kenny singled out mental health as the key issue he wanted to tackle.
“We simply cannot ignore this anymore. We have to be honest and ask ourselves, ‘Truly are we doing enough?’”
# mental-health - Monday 18 January, 2016
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According to a (questionable) calculation, the third Monday of January is the bleakest day of the year.
# mental-health - Thursday 7 January, 2016
In 1917, Julia Caffrey Leonard was buried with a simple cross after over two decades in St Loman’s Psychiatric Hospital. Now, her great-granddaughter is campaigning to have her grave restored.
# mental-health - Friday 1 January, 2016
I was alone, no one could pull me out and I wasn’t strong enough to climb out myself, writes Karl Melvin.
# mental-health - Wednesday 30 December, 2015
Many look forward to Christmas and New Year as it is a time to reconnect with family, however, for others, it’s not so easy.
One of its founders tells us how they did it.
# mental-health - Monday 28 December, 2015
The goal is to swap self-pity with gratitude.
# mental-health - Friday 25 December, 2015
Christmas can be a difficult time for people, but help is out there.
# mental-health - Monday 21 December, 2015
Like many teenagers, my teenage years were some of the most difficult. Growing up, I struggled to find myself and tried countless times to be somebody that I just wasn’t supposed to be, writes Emma Vince.
Banish those negative thought spirals.
Last time we spoke about listening – now it’s time to talk.
# mental-health - Sunday 20 December, 2015
With so much going on, it’s no surprise so many people find the festive period so stressful.
# mental-health - Wednesday 16 December, 2015
Shane Michael Skeffington killed his younger brother Brandon before taking his own life last year.
# mental-health - Sunday 13 December, 2015
The epicentre of the fire was in a place where bedridden patients were sleeping – many having been given tranquillisers.
# mental-health - Tuesday 1 December, 2015
‘The whole of Lismore were out looking for me… they found me in time, I suppose.’
# mental-health - Friday 20 November, 2015
“I’m scared of rigid priests. I keep away from them. They bite!”
# mental-health - Saturday 7 November, 2015
The former Ireland rugby international tells The42 that there is less of a stigma among athletes now.
# mental-health - Monday 2 November, 2015
Vulnerable minors are not receiving the care and support they deserve, the children’s ombudsman has said.
# mental-health - Tuesday 27 October, 2015
Mental Health Ireland said it hoped organisers had not intended to portray people with mental health difficulties in a negative way. # mental-health - Friday 23 October, 2015
Nicola Hynds says her relationship is the same as any other, but because of her struggles with her mental health, she has to deal with the stigma.
# mental-health - Tuesday 20 October, 2015
Actress Mary McEvoy spoke about her difficulties with mental health as she relaunched the Irish branch of Recovery International.
# mental-health - Saturday 17 October, 2015
“We haven’t got any answers about Gary’s death, and we probably never will, but as a family we know that Console are always there and only a phone call away.”
# mental-health - Thursday 15 October, 2015
A new side to the former rugby player is being shown in a new documentary.
# mental-health - Monday 12 October, 2015
The seasons are changing, days are getting shorter and the evenings are getting darker. It can really put your body out of sync, writes Abby Wynne.
The Spin 1038 broadcaster has been tweeting about her mental breakdown.
# mental-health - Saturday 10 October, 2015
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.
# mental-health - Wednesday 7 October, 2015
The INMO’s announcement comes on foot of an incident at the mental health unit of University Hospital Galway on Friday.