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Monday 19 December, 2016

Christmas after losing your Dad: 'I'm trying to accept the suddenness and unfairness of it'
# Grief At Christmas
# Grief At Christmas

Christmas after losing your Dad: 'I'm trying to accept the suddenness and unfairness of it'

Dec 19th 2016, 8:30 PM 8,369 Views 42 Comments

Angry energy and a cluttered mind. This is what grief is, writes Vicky Kavanagh.

Friday 25 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 25th 2016, 8:30 PM 214 Views 54 Comments

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

Saturday 7 June, 2014

Opinion: We are in the midst of a national crisis. How many more deaths before the government acts?
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: We are in the midst of a national crisis. How many more deaths before the government acts?

Jun 7th 2014, 12:00 PM 44 Views 38 Comments

The recent story of two patients checking themselves out of psychiatric units days before taking their own lives is not a once-off.

Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Column: 'I was in a secret, emotionally abusive relationship with myself'
# Anorexia
# Anorexia

Column: 'I was in a secret, emotionally abusive relationship with myself'

Mar 19th 2014, 1:00 PM 785 Views 20 Comments

For years, my eating disorder controlled my life; no matter how thin I got, I wouldn’t be satisfied. It’s this symptom of anorexia that makes it so dangerous, writes Vicky Kavanagh.