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# anxiety - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying' Pain

'I woke up at 3am... I was convinced I was dying'

Eileen Ring reflects on a difficult few years after a life-altering incident in November 2013.

# anxiety - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Opinion: CBT and improv helped me to conquer my social anxiety (people-terror)

‘I’ve failed job interviews, turned down opportunities and ruined relationships because of anxiety’, writes Stephen Buggy.

# anxiety - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

HSE prescriptions for antidepressants and anxiety medications up by two thirds since 2009

In one case, prescriptions of an antidepressant rose by 512% for children under 18 over a ten-year period.

# anxiety - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

'Abandoned to the scrap heap': Gardaí describe management attitude to their mental health issues

More than one in six rank-and-file members of An Garda Síochána may have PTSD.

# anxiety - Friday 13 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge The Cheeky Girls reveal battle with anorexia, anxiety and depression at the height of their fame Cheeky Girls

The Cheeky Girls reveal battle with anorexia, anxiety and depression at the height of their fame

The dynamic duo spoke out on the dark side of their fame.

# anxiety - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'It overwhelms me totally. I physically shake. The tone of my voice changes'

Few men interpret anxiety as a mental health disorder or believe they have this condition, writes Neil Kelders.

# anxiety - Monday 4 June, 2018

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

# anxiety - Sunday 20 May, 2018

CEO of St Pat's says the recession created a generation of anxious children

Paul Gilligan said children now are very aware of the importance of doing well in their lives financially.

# anxiety - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Scientists have found a way to flip the fear and courage switches in the brain

Authors of a new study say this development could help people who suffer from phobias, anxiety and PTSD.

# anxiety - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Ryan Reynolds says he often hides his anxiety disorder behind his sense of humour Ryan Reynolds

# anxiety - Monday 19 February, 2018

Garda who suffered PTSD after he was attacked by four men awarded €15,000 in compensation

One of the men also threatened to kill him with an iron bar.

# anxiety - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Panic attacks: 'The walls seemed to close in and I didn't know what was happening'

I was petrified on a daily basis. I didn’t want to go into town or go to a shop, writes Val Robus.

# anxiety - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Stefanie Preissner: 'Each uploaded photo fooled my 800 closest friends that I was happy'

In her first book, Stefanie Preissner looks at growing up and the ways in which her life has changed.

# anxiety - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

# anxiety - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Marian Keyes: 'Don't blame yourself if you can't find the cause of your depression'

Best selling author, Marian Keyes, talked about relationships and mental health on the Late Late Show last night.

# anxiety - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Expert tips for soothing your kids' back-to-school fears... and your own

This can be a stressful time of year for the whole family. But we’ve got some expert tips for dealing with it.

# anxiety - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Anxiety cure? 'I decided instead to stop trying to run away from my anxiety and accept it'

Instead of attacking your anxiety like the enemy, you have to work with it, dealing with both the physical and the emotional symptoms, writes Caroline Foran.

# anxiety - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Column: 'Everybody else seemed to 'get' life. I was lost, so lost, and tired of not feeling okay'

If someone hadn’t noticed me, I would not be writing these words today, writes Neil Kelders.

# anxiety - 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.

# anxiety - Sunday 4 December, 2016

'It really changed everything for me': How magic mushrooms helped treat anxiety in cancer patients

A day after taking the psychedelic drug, four in five patients no longer qualified as clinically anxious.

# anxiety - Monday 17 October, 2016

'Don't share so much on social media' - advice for your 20s from those who have been there

Retired people on why you shouldn’t worry ‘until worry worries you’.

# anxiety - Monday 10 October, 2016

Former Cork footballer was 'ferociously punched' during game for being a Garda, court hears

Former intercounty player James Masters claims the man who punched him during the 2010 match had repeatedly called him a “pig” prior to the assault.

# anxiety - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Living with France's terror threat: 'You can avoid busy areas, but you'll die of boredom'

“We are afraid but we can’t stop living. The wariness is always there.”

# anxiety - Thursday 2 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 18 photos that will make every Irish person anxious Me Nerves

# anxiety - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorder: A long road to diagnosis speaks to three young people living with mental health conditions.

# anxiety - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

LGBT teenagers are three times more likely to attempt suicide

A new survey shows that LGBT teenagers have higher levels of anxiety and depression.

# anxiety - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Be silly, have fun and don't worry what you look like Improv Diary This post contains videos

Be silly, have fun and don't worry what you look like

Silence that inner giraffe – or whoever tells you to stay quiet.

# anxiety - Thursday 21 January, 2016

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation' Suicide This post contains videos

WATCH: Bressie gives impassioned speech about the 'epidemic of this generation'

“We simply cannot ignore this anymore. We have to be honest and ask ourselves, ‘Truly are we doing enough?’”

# anxiety - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Has your social circle diminished? Feel isolated but find making friends difficult?

Social anxiety is a problem that affects approximately one in eight Irish people, writes Margaret Walsh.

# anxiety - Friday 27 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge Some people really aren't happy with the term 'manxiety' that's everywhere this week Manxiety

Some people really aren't happy with the term 'manxiety' that's everywhere this week

It’s a new word that’s just been coined – and it’s not gone down well with some.

# anxiety - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Mary McEvoy: 'When I'm at my worst, it's like trying to stand up in quicksand'

Actress Mary McEvoy spoke about her difficulties with mental health as she relaunched the Irish branch of Recovery International.

# anxiety - Monday 12 October, 2015

Support for DJ Nikki Hayes as she opens up about mental health challenges

The Spin 1038 broadcaster has been tweeting about her mental breakdown.

# anxiety - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Short of breath? Have trouble sleeping and feel uneasy? You could have an anxiety disorder

We all have anxiety in our lives but when it interferes with your ability to lead a normal life it becomes a disorder, writes psychologist Leticia Gavin.

# anxiety - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Bressie on what NOT to say to someone who's depressed Me And My Mate Jeffrey This post contains videos

Bressie on what NOT to say to someone who's depressed

“It’s the most common illness in the country.”

# anxiety - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Online counselling offers easy-to-reach support for depression and anxiety

Its proponents say it offers advantages over other services – but just how popular is e-therapy in Ireland? We talk to mental health support website

# anxiety - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Forget your preconceptions – this is what social anxiety is really like

There are people who scoff at the mention of social anxiety, passing it off as being ‘introverted’ or ‘shy’. It is neither of these things.

# anxiety - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Looking after your stress levels: How to feel more in control of your worries

Relationship, work and financial stress – they get us all down sometimes. But there are ways to deal with them.

# anxiety - Monday 20 April, 2015

Anxiety is the big issue for Ireland's young people

The new research shows more males are seeking help than before.

# anxiety - Thursday 19 March, 2015

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

# anxiety - Friday 6 March, 2015

Mammy’s Little Helper: How should we deal with anxiety disorders?

Benzodiazepine use in Ireland is increasing, especially among women. But the perception of the drug as ‘mother’s little helper’ is an antiquated one.

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