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Thursday 13 July, 2017

'I'm pushing for change in mental health services - and you can help me'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'm pushing for change in mental health services - and you can help me'

Jul 13th 2017, 8:15 PM 2,683 Views 29 Comments

Our Voices contributor Natalie Marr has a burning idea that gives us all a chance to effect change.

Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Teen mental health: 'The first time I was admitted, albeit voluntarily, I was absolutely terrified'
# Teen Suicide Rate
# Teen Suicide Rate

Teen mental health: 'The first time I was admitted, albeit voluntarily, I was absolutely terrified'

Jun 21st 2017, 6:30 AM 989 Views 9 Comments

Our teen suicide rate is the 4th highest in the EU but I’m not surprised, writes Natalie Marr.

Saturday 9 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 9th 2016, 8:30 PM 877 Views 56 Comments

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

Sunday 26 June, 2016

'I told my date that I had depression and he laughed and told me I was just lazy'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I told my date that I had depression and he laughed and told me I was just lazy'

Jun 26th 2016, 8:00 PM 3,450 Views 57 Comments

Natalie Marr looks at the stigma surrounding depression and other mental health problems

Friday 2 January, 2015

Opinion: My New Year's resolution? To no longer be ashamed.
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: My New Year's resolution? To no longer be ashamed.

Jan 2nd 2015, 1:00 PM 57 Views 2 Comments

This year, I have decided to try to no longer be ashamed of suffering from mental health problems.

Friday 12 December, 2014

'Finally, I have an appointment with a psychologist... 294 days after being discharged from the hospital'
# Not Good Enough
# Not Good Enough

'Finally, I have an appointment with a psychologist... 294 days after being discharged from the hospital'

Dec 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 1,529 Views 42 Comments

Nine and a half months for an appointment? I, like many others with varying medical issues, have been failed by the very system that I have been contributing to.