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Monday 19 December, 2016

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

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 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?

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'

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.