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#Mental Health

# mental-health - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From The42 Croker to Killimor: Galway GAA club partner with Pieta House for 186km fundraising cycle Fair Play

Croker to Killimor: Galway GAA club partner with Pieta House for 186km fundraising cycle

Over 80 people will take part in the cycle in aid of the club and suicide awareness charity on Saturday.

# mental-health - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Anger management classes could help stem violence among young men

Call for services to better tackle the ‘changing culture of violence’ in Irish society.

# mental-health - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise

A conference will be held next month to raise awareness of how to tackle self-harm.

# mental-health - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Medical students confess: 'I don't talk about my rape. People might not see me as a capable future doctor'

Medical school is inherently stressful. This is heightened when you can’t talk openly about your problems.

Depression, stress and emigration: Why medical students need to talk about mental health

A new campaign is aiming to take away the stigma some people feel about discussing issues such as depression and suicide.

# mental-health - Friday 27 January, 2017

From The42 5 key points to keeping a healthy relationship with exercise Life Coach

5 key points to keeping a healthy relationship with exercise

‘It’s time to look beyond the abs and explore the relationships they are promoting to exercise instead,’ writes life coach Sarah Doyle.

# mental-health - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

'You are not alone': Irish women in London have been anonymously sharing their secrets

2,000 blank postcards were sent to Irish women across London to take part in the project.

# mental-health - Saturday 14 January, 2017

"We have always found ways to lock up mentally ill people": The disturbing history of Irish asylums

A new book on the evolution of Irish psychiatry has been written by Irish psychiatrist Brendan Kelly.

Children's lives 'at risk' over lack of nationwide out-of-hours mental health services

That’s according to one TD who has released figures given to him by the HSE.

# mental-health - Thursday 29 December, 2016

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.

# mental-health - 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.

# mental-health - Monday 26 December, 2016

# mental-health - Thursday 22 December, 2016

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.

'When I was told my brother had died by suicide, I crumbled to the floor and howled'

Michelle Ross speaks openly about what she and her family have gone through since her brother died by suicide last year.

# mental-health - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

8 little resolutions that will make a big difference to your mental health

It’s all about the Little Things.

# mental-health - Saturday 17 December, 2016

'I don't want any parent to experience what I did': Taxi man's crusading mission against suicide

Following his son’s death in 2008, Dan Connolly is dedicating his life to help others in a similar position.

# mental-health - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From The42 Watch: Compelling speech from ex-inter-county star on how hurling helped in tough times Food For Thought This post contains videos

Watch: Compelling speech from ex-inter-county star on how hurling helped in tough times

Diarmuid ‘Gizzy’ Lyng was speaking at TEDx in Wexford.

# mental-health - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Price of mental health treatment can cost the same as 'average Dublin rent'

There have been calls to make psychotherapy accessible to all those who require it.

# mental-health - Sunday 11 December, 2016

From The42 'People say 'how are you depressed, you're a footballer?' But you only live the life at the top' Interview

'People say 'how are you depressed, you're a footballer?' But you only live the life at the top'

Six months after walking away from football, Mikey Drennan opens up about the mental illness which turned his world upside down.

# mental-health - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Projects that help people 'out of their cages' threatened by a lack of funding

A report evaluated the work two of Ireland’s long-running community based mental health projects.

# mental-health - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Pieta House calls for ban on children being admitted to adult-only psychiatric units

Founder Joan Freeman wants the government to allow such children to be admitted to private institutions.

# mental-health - Friday 25 November, 2016

Opinion: 'Our reaction to Kanye West's breakdown feeds cycle of judgement and scorn'

Mental health issues are still taboo when you see the reaction to Kanye West’s recent hospitalisation, writes Vicky Kavanagh.

# mental-health - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Do we value what men contribute to society and to family?

“‘There’s a crisis in this country for young men. They need feminism!’ says Rubberbandit Blindboy and he’s correct.”

# mental-health - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Comedian Al Porter showed his antidepressants on TV and has spoken out against stigma Mental Health This post contains videos

Comedian Al Porter showed his antidepressants on TV and has spoken out against stigma

He was speaking on RTÉ One this evening.

The challenge: How to design houses for people with mental illnesses

The world’s first architectural and interior design guidelines for those with mental health conditions were published by Irish institutions yesterday.

# mental-health - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

6 simple things our readers do to help themselves feel better

Little things can make a big difference.

From The42 'Rugby players are seen as macho, but we're all human': Ireland's Jack McGrath on opening up Sponsored By Aware

'Rugby players are seen as macho, but we're all human': Ireland's Jack McGrath on opening up

The Leinster and Ireland player describes his journey with mental health.

# mental-health - Friday 4 November, 2016

Open thread: What's the one thing you do to make yourself feel better?

Little things can make a big difference.

# mental-health - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

New counselling rooms for homeless people open in Dublin today

A new suite of rooms are being opened today.

# mental-health - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Men DO open up about their problems - but no-one is listening

James Behan of Men’s Voices Ireland on why men’s problems are frequently trivialised.

From The42 What drives a man to row 5556km, solo, across the Atlantic Ocean? Sense Of Adventure

What drives a man to row 5556km, solo, across the Atlantic Ocean?

Galway adventurer Gavan Hennigan has turned his life around after struggling with addiction and mental health issues as a teenager.

# mental-health - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

FactCheck: Has the government actually cut the mental health budget by €20 million?

FactCheck looks into a major claim that took hold online over the weekend.

# mental-health - Friday 21 October, 2016

Outrage as Government accused of U-turn on mental health budget commitment

Mental Health Reform, the Psychiatric Nurses Association and Fianna Fáil have all hit out this evening.

# mental-health - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Woman who blinded man in scissors attack found not guilty by reason of insanity

The attack happened at a city centre homeless shelter for people with mental health issues

# mental-health - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Tillage farmers advised to share concerns as they pay bills after "perfect storm"

“I know one farmer whose eldest daughter is gone to university, and they’ve managed to pay for the tuition up until Christmas, but they don’t think they can keep her there.”

# mental-health - 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.

# mental-health - Friday 14 October, 2016

New figures show young men are at greatest risk of suicide in Ireland

The total number of deaths by suicide for 2015 were 451.

Residents' privacy not respected by staff at Waterford hospital

The hospital’s Department of Psychiatry was also found to have ‘inadequate’ recreational activities for residents.

# mental-health - Thursday 13 October, 2016

FactCheck: Was Willie O'Dea really not aware of concerns over Lariam, while he was Minister?

The Fianna Fáil TD was asked four times by Vincent Browne, and four times denied that concerns were mentioned to him about the anti-malaria drug given to Irish troops.

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.