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# mental-health - Yesterday’s News

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# 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.

# mental-health - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Four child sex abuse survivors who took their own lives last year were waiting for treatment

The report from One in Four found that, in many cases, the victim is blamed for the abuse instead of the perpetrator.

# mental-health - Thursday 6 October, 2016

"Emotions are just sucked from the body" - Sinn Féin TD speaks about his brothers' suicides

“Over the years I have seen too many of my friends end their lives by suicide.”

# mental-health - Sunday 2 October, 2016

From The42 'I was without direction, I guess': Connacht's Jake Heenan on his teenage homelessness All Black

'I was without direction, I guess': Connacht's Jake Heenan on his teenage homelessness

Growing up in New Zealand, the 24-year-old was lost and isolated but rugby gave him purpose.

# mental-health - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Jason McAteer: "Depression takes a hold of you and you think it's the norm"

The former Irish football player spoke about his battle with depression after his retirement from professional football.

# mental-health - Friday 23 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge This video by a Donegal comedy duo makes a great point about mental health Connect

# mental-health - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Do you know your 'blind spots'? How to look after your mental health

The CEO of the Psychological Society of Ireland gives practical tips on how to encourage positive mental well-being.

# mental-health - Sunday 11 September, 2016

'It’s extremely difficult to call up a stranger and start pouring your heart out'

Meet the volunteers answering late-night calls from students who need to talk.

# mental-health - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'I can see it in them': Success for suicide prevention service run by Irish taxi drivers

Derek Devoy, who set up the service, suffered from depression for four years and wants to do something to help people in trouble.

# mental-health - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Former Columbine headmaster: 'They didn't come out of their mothers' wombs hating the world'

Frank DeAngelis believes there should be a greater focus on the mental health of young people.

# mental-health - Saturday 20 August, 2016

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'Death comes to us all': This new play wants people to talk about their grief

Vickey Curtis lost three important women in her life: her mother, friend and granny.

# mental-health - Friday 5 August, 2016

Bressie to head up youth group on mental health

The GAA’s Rob Hennelly will also be a member of the new task force which is due to meet in November.

# mental-health - Friday 29 July, 2016

Want to support family or friends who may be having a hard time? Try some active listening

We all like to think we’re good friends and listeners but here are some tips to brush up on your skills, and really help someone in need…

# mental-health - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders

Some 87% of people under the age of 18 presenting with eating disorders are female.

David Hall says charity regulation was set up in 'a half-assed manner'

The former interim CEO of Console thinks the regulator needs more powers.

# mental-health - Friday 22 July, 2016

Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the wait time for a divorce be cut to two years?

The Dáil is likely to debate legislation on the issue when it is back in session in the autumn.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# mental-health - Sunday 17 July, 2016

I'm not JUST grumpy - I'm living with one of the most painful conditions in the world

Steve O’Rourke breaks down life with trigeminal neuralgia a condition that causes sudden and severe face pain that has been compared to being stabbed or struck by lightning.

# mental-health - Sunday 10 July, 2016

'As a child of an alcoholic, I am damaged'

A reader talks about their experiences in the wake of the establishment of a government Group on Alcohol Harm

# mental-health - Saturday 9 July, 2016

'I'm ok with talking about my mental health problems - but will it affect my employability?'

Natalie Marr says she posts about her mental history despite concerns that it might affect her job options.

# mental-health - Monday 4 July, 2016

Teenage girl to face trial for encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself

Michelle Carter told her boyfriend to “get back in” a truck filled with carbon monoxide fumes.

# mental-health - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Tallaght's psychiatric nurses 'exhausted and frustrated' by staff shortages

The Psychiatric Nurses Association will meet tomorrow to discuss their next move after commencing industrial action on Wednesday.

# mental-health - Friday 1 July, 2016

Father of Donal Walsh says he's 'shocked and deflated' by Console revelations

Fionnbar Walsh defended the work being done by the charity’s employees.