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#Depression

# depression - Thursday 21 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 21st 2016, 3:40 PM 50,224 Views 114 Comments

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

# depression - Thursday 14 January, 2016

When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode
# Opinion
# Opinion

When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode

Jan 14th 2016, 5:00 PM 1,823 Views 31 Comments

Ovulation calendars, doctors’ appointments, tests and treatments start to take over.

# depression - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don't feel that way?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don't feel that way?

Jan 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 51,519 Views 14 Comments

Pregnant women who find themselves depressed often feel a lot of guilt, writes Catriona Spellman.

# depression - Friday 1 January, 2016

I have bad days like everyone else, but this is what helped with my depression
# Opinion
# Opinion

I have bad days like everyone else, but this is what helped with my depression

Jan 1st 2016, 5:30 PM 1,400 Views 22 Comments

I was alone, no one could pull me out and I wasn’t strong enough to climb out myself, writes Karl Melvin.

# depression - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

'It’s the most wonderful time of the year… is it?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'It’s the most wonderful time of the year… is it?'

Dec 30th 2015, 5:46 PM 1,237 Views 22 Comments

Many look forward to Christmas and New Year as it is a time to reconnect with family, however, for others, it’s not so easy.

# depression - Thursday 24 December, 2015

The Secret Footballer on depression, his identity and why players are prone to losing millions
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

The Secret Footballer on depression, his identity and why players are prone to losing millions

Dec 24th 2015, 12:00 PM 36,544 Views 22 Comments

The ex-Premier League player chats to us about his new book.

# depression - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Cork camogie captain on sledging in GAA and being taunted about her depression battle
# Sledging
From The42
# Sledging

Cork camogie captain on sledging in GAA and being taunted about her depression battle

Dec 17th 2015, 12:12 AM 28,085 Views 15 Comments

The Milford star says she was taunted about her depression.

# depression - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Waterford hurler Maurice Shanahan opens up about attempted suicide in stunningly brave interview
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

Waterford hurler Maurice Shanahan opens up about attempted suicide in stunningly brave interview

Dec 1st 2015, 9:27 AM 11,554 Views 10 Comments

‘The whole of Lismore were out looking for me… they found me in time, I suppose.’

# depression - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 20th 2015, 12:38 PM 20,981 Views 8 Comments

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

# depression - Monday 12 October, 2015

Support for DJ Nikki Hayes as she opens up about mental health challenges
# It's Ok Not To Be Ok
# It's Ok Not To Be Ok

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

Oct 12th 2015, 4:26 PM 34,437 Views 26 Comments

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

# depression - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'
# Inquest
# Inquest

Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed 'should never have been let out of hospital'

Sep 17th 2015, 10:36 PM 34,396 Views 40 Comments

Glen Murphy McNally died days after discharging himself. An open verdict was returned at the inquest.

# depression - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Teen girl charged with "recklessly" encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Teen girl charged with "recklessly" encouraging her boyfriend to take his own life

Sep 10th 2015, 8:25 PM 50,399 Views 0 Comments

18-year-old Conrad Roy killed himself in Massachusetts last summer.

# depression - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Bressie on what NOT to say to someone who's depressed
# Me And My Mate Jeffrey
# Me And My Mate Jeffrey

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

Sep 5th 2015, 6:00 PM 43,852 Views 84 Comments

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

# depression - Sunday 30 August, 2015

This girl's tattoo contains a powerful message about mental health
# Save Me
# Save Me

This girl's tattoo contains a powerful message about mental health

Aug 30th 2015, 7:46 PM 36,310 Views 30 Comments

Bekah Miles got her tattoo to encourage people to talk about depression.

This girl's tattoo contains a powerful message about mental health
# Save Me
From The Daily Edge
# Save Me

This girl's tattoo contains a powerful message about mental health

Aug 30th 2015, 4:35 PM 8,079 Views 2 Comments

Bekah Miles got her tattoo to encourage people to talk about depression.

# depression - Friday 28 August, 2015

Goth kids could be more at risk of depression and self-harm
# Subcultures
# Subcultures

Goth kids could be more at risk of depression and self-harm

Aug 28th 2015, 6:09 AM 16,977 Views 54 Comments

But not necessarily because they are goths.

# depression - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

'Disappeared' District Attorney releases statement to say she has depression
# Susan Hawk
# Susan Hawk

'Disappeared' District Attorney releases statement to say she has depression

Aug 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 30,604 Views 29 Comments

Her associates had said she was just on “summer break”.

# depression - Sunday 16 August, 2015

It's like being slowly poisoned - I wouldn't wish the life of direct provision on my worst enemy...
# Opinion
# Opinion

It's like being slowly poisoned - I wouldn't wish the life of direct provision on my worst enemy...

Aug 16th 2015, 6:30 PM 427 Views 183 Comments

Siphathisiwe Moyo has lived under direct provision in Ireland for the last seven years.

# depression - Sunday 9 August, 2015

How an ex-Garda went from the depths of depression to Winter Olympics hopeful
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

How an ex-Garda went from the depths of depression to Winter Olympics hopeful

Aug 9th 2015, 10:00 AM 24,064 Views 8 Comments

Dublin-based skeleton (bobsleigh) athlete, Brendan Doyle, chats to The42 about his future ambitions.

# depression - Saturday 18 July, 2015

The inspiring story behind one Irishman’s 490-day, 29,000km round-the-world cycle
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

The inspiring story behind one Irishman’s 490-day, 29,000km round-the-world cycle

Jul 18th 2015, 10:00 AM 20,197 Views 14 Comments

Breifne Earley chats to The42 about his incredible achievement.

# depression - Saturday 4 July, 2015

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go
# Opinion
# Opinion

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go

Jul 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 99 Views 78 Comments

The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.

# depression - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

France centre Bastareaud reveals suicide attempt, depression and bulimia
# Candid
From The42
# Candid

France centre Bastareaud reveals suicide attempt, depression and bulimia

Jun 16th 2015, 4:19 PM 10,538 Views 6 Comments

The Toulon star lifts the lid on a difficult period in his life in a new autobiography.

# depression - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Online counselling offers easy-to-reach support for depression and anxiety
# Turn2Me
# Turn2Me

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

Jun 14th 2015, 8:40 AM 14,930 Views 4 Comments

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 Turn2Me.org.

# depression - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Some Kilkenny hurling greats are taking part in a 24-hour cycle for suicide awareness
# Good Cause
From The42
# Good Cause

Some Kilkenny hurling greats are taking part in a 24-hour cycle for suicide awareness

May 28th 2015, 7:05 PM 5,746 Views 1 Comment

Organiser John Flynn chats to The42 about the upcoming event.

# depression - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

This man is about to play his 5th European final in 5 straight seasons
# Gamechanger
From The42
# Gamechanger

This man is about to play his 5th European final in 5 straight seasons

Apr 28th 2015, 7:45 AM 10,308 Views 5 Comments

Mathieu Bastareaud is living proof that depression should never be the end.

# depression - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Mindfulness therapy can be as good as medication for preventing depressive relapses
# Depression
# Depression

Mindfulness therapy can be as good as medication for preventing depressive relapses

Apr 21st 2015, 6:15 AM 14,612 Views 40 Comments

The alternative treatment helps patients learn how to respond more constructively to their thoughts and feelings.

# depression - Monday 13 April, 2015

'I had the family I had always dreamed of, but I was plagued with self-loathing'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I had the family I had always dreamed of, but I was plagued with self-loathing'

Apr 13th 2015, 1:00 PM 151 Views 7 Comments

Postnatal depression affected me so badly I couldn’t leave the house, but I reached out for help – and it’s the best thing I’ve ever done.

# depression - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Giving up Facebook is hard - but not for the reason you think
# Cold Turkey
# Cold Turkey

Giving up Facebook is hard - but not for the reason you think

Apr 12th 2015, 6:00 PM 29,297 Views 38 Comments

We tried.

# depression - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators
# Andreas Lubitz
# Andreas Lubitz

Lufthansa gives emails on Germanwings co-pilot's depression to investigators

Mar 31st 2015, 7:37 PM 13,067 Views 26 Comments

It included correspondence to his flight training school.

# depression - Sunday 29 March, 2015

'Honest, courageous and inspiring' - John Mooney speaks openly about his off-field struggles
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

'Honest, courageous and inspiring' - John Mooney speaks openly about his off-field struggles

Mar 29th 2015, 3:43 PM 6,436 Views 1 Comment

The cricketer appeared on RTÉ’s Saturday Night show.

# depression - Friday 27 March, 2015

Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines
# Stigma
# Stigma

Some people are talking sense about depression after Andreas Lubitz headlines

Mar 27th 2015, 1:22 PM 26,209 Views 53 Comments

“Many of the greatest, most responsible people have been depressives.”

# depression - Thursday 26 March, 2015

How many sons and brothers must we lose to suicide before we act?
# Opinion
# Opinion

How many sons and brothers must we lose to suicide before we act?

Mar 26th 2015, 11:30 PM 793 Views 99 Comments

Ireland has exceptionally high rates of male suicide, but it’s being met with a wall of silence.

# depression - Sunday 22 March, 2015

'Often it's the times when I most need support that I'm least able to talk'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Often it's the times when I most need support that I'm least able to talk'

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:45 AM 146 Views 18 Comments

Staying quiet about a mental health problem is the worst thing you can do, which is why a new campaign is being launched in out third level institutions.

# depression - Saturday 14 March, 2015

'Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts'
# Dealing With Depression
# Dealing With Depression

'Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts'

Mar 14th 2015, 10:15 AM 10,799 Views 15 Comments

Ryan Mangan is one of five young people representing Ireland at an international poetry festival.

# depression - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

AS IT HAPPENED: Dr Eddie Murphy answers YOUR questions on mental health
# It's Good To Talk
# It's Good To Talk

AS IT HAPPENED: Dr Eddie Murphy answers YOUR questions on mental health

Mar 3rd 2015, 7:25 PM 23,198 Views 14 Comments

You sent us some great questions, so let’s see what the expert had to say…

Dr Eddie Murphy will be in for a LIVE Q&A to answer your mental health questions
# It's Good To Talk
# It's Good To Talk

Dr Eddie Murphy will be in for a LIVE Q&A to answer your mental health questions

Mar 3rd 2015, 8:30 AM 18,989 Views 75 Comments

Dr Murphy will take part in a LIVE Q&A on mental health at our offices tomorrow.

# depression - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Mental health: The issue that could make or break the next election
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mental health: The issue that could make or break the next election

Mar 1st 2015, 11:33 PM 77 Views 49 Comments

Mental health difficulties occur in every constituency, across every demographic. And it’s time proper attention was paid to the problem.

# depression - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Ryan Tubridy interview about depression stopped man about to take his own life
# Hope
# Hope

Ryan Tubridy interview about depression stopped man about to take his own life

Feb 26th 2015, 4:35 PM 41,683 Views 98 Comments

He wrote to Ryan Tubridy today to thank the show.

# depression - Monday 23 February, 2015

86 people died in Irish prisons over the past 10 years
# Depression
# Depression

86 people died in Irish prisons over the past 10 years

Feb 23rd 2015, 11:30 AM 11,021 Views 20 Comments

There have been calls for specialised suicide prevention programmes in prisons.

# depression - Sunday 15 February, 2015

'Like many young men, I refused to believe there was anything wrong. But I couldn't stop crying.'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Like many young men, I refused to believe there was anything wrong. But I couldn't stop crying.'

Feb 15th 2015, 7:30 PM 1,767 Views 54 Comments

It’s OK not to be OK. But you need to talk before it’s all too late, before you’ve broken hearts or – most importantly – broken yourself.