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#Depression

# depression - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Cool runnings: Why Irishman Gary Seery is taking on one of the world's toughest marathons
# North Pole Marathon
From The42
# North Pole Marathon

Cool runnings: Why Irishman Gary Seery is taking on one of the world's toughest marathons

Feb 15th 2015, 11:51 AM 14,178 Views 13 Comments

The Dubliner is hoping to raise €42,000 for Habitat for Humanity.

# depression - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

'Once, I could see no way out of depression. But now I'm going to fight for my life'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Once, I could see no way out of depression. But now I'm going to fight for my life'

Feb 11th 2015, 10:40 PM 3,234 Views 51 Comments

I’ve learned that this should not be a private illness. You cannot fight mental health problems on your own in your room with your back against the door.

# depression - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

'I was just spiralling, going deeper and deeper' - ex-Derry City star reveals depression battle
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

'I was just spiralling, going deeper and deeper' - ex-Derry City star reveals depression battle

Feb 10th 2015, 8:30 PM 6,245 Views 2 Comments

At his lowest ebb, Liam Coyle said he considered taking his own life.

# depression - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Opinion: Why don't we have big campaigns for mental health?
# Tip Of The Iceberg
# Tip Of The Iceberg

Opinion: Why don't we have big campaigns for mental health?

Feb 5th 2015, 3:00 PM 198 Views 43 Comments

Why do people develop mental illnesses? Why are some more susceptible that others? What treatment is best? There’s still so much we don’t know – and we really need to find out.

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle speaks out over suicide attempt
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle speaks out over suicide attempt

Feb 5th 2015, 9:51 AM 13,719 Views 35 Comments

The 35-year-old hopes to help others suffering from depression after revealing he attempted to take his own life in December.

Shane Carthy's depression battle - 'I just had this constant dark shadow in my way'
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

Shane Carthy's depression battle - 'I just had this constant dark shadow in my way'

Feb 5th 2015, 7:55 AM 16,362 Views 0 Comments

Things are looking up for the Dublin player after a difficult time in 2014.

# depression - Sunday 25 January, 2015

GPs: Are we missing patients who are suicidal because we're rushed off our feet?
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

GPs: Are we missing patients who are suicidal because we're rushed off our feet?

Jan 25th 2015, 9:00 AM 8,360 Views 31 Comments

Many cases of depression can be managed in a GPs office, but they need to be able to spend time with the patients, on doctor said.

# depression - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Fears that deaths by suicide rose over Christmas period
# Depression
# Depression

Fears that deaths by suicide rose over Christmas period

Jan 20th 2015, 4:05 PM 9,401 Views 12 Comments

Calls to Console’s helpline rose by one third over the festive season.

# depression - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Opinion: Postnatal depression filled me with an all-consuming, terrifying and explosive rage
# Postnatal Depression
# Postnatal Depression

Opinion: Postnatal depression filled me with an all-consuming, terrifying and explosive rage

Jan 14th 2015, 5:00 PM 4,124 Views 12 Comments

When you think of ‘depression’, feelings of sadness and anxiety might come to mind – but anger is powerful (often overlooked) emotion.

# depression - Friday 9 January, 2015

Opinion: Have we reached the beginning of the end for mental health stigma?
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: Have we reached the beginning of the end for mental health stigma?

Jan 9th 2015, 8:00 AM 579 Views 47 Comments

After years of silence about our emotions, we as a society can lack a language to talk about our inner experiences. But that is finally changing.

# depression - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Opinion: On motherhood, postnatal depression, and being kind to yourself
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: On motherhood, postnatal depression, and being kind to yourself

Jan 4th 2015, 8:45 AM 153 Views 26 Comments

Looking back, there is so much I wish I’d known. Yes, we were told life would never be the same again, but that doesn’t even begin to cover it.

# depression - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Why getting enough sleep is vital - and how to get it
# Littlethings
# Littlethings

Why getting enough sleep is vital - and how to get it

Jan 3rd 2015, 9:30 AM 7,156 Views 0 Comments

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you little things to help keep your mental health in check.

# depression - Friday 2 January, 2015

Let's get physical - it will get you mentally fit this year too
# Littlethings
# Littlethings

Let's get physical - it will get you mentally fit this year too

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:30 PM 19,848 Views 3 Comments

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

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.

# depression - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Feeling the New Year blues? These simple tips might help
# Be Kind To Yourself
# Be Kind To Yourself

Feeling the New Year blues? These simple tips might help

Jan 1st 2015, 1:00 PM 21,503 Views 20 Comments

This can be a painful time for many people but it might be a great opportunity for you to face your problems.

# depression - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Express yourself: How you can find your passion this year
# Littlethings
# Littlethings

Express yourself: How you can find your passion this year

Dec 31st 2014, 9:15 PM 18,633 Views 10 Comments

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# depression - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

How to reach out to someone who is feeling down: a guide
# Littlethings
# Littlethings

How to reach out to someone who is feeling down: a guide

Dec 30th 2014, 9:30 PM 32,951 Views 9 Comments

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# depression - Sunday 28 December, 2014

How your food is affecting your mood
# Littlethings
# Littlethings

How your food is affecting your mood

Dec 28th 2014, 10:00 PM 50,531 Views 41 Comments

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# depression - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Minding your mind by drinking less this Christmas
# Littlethings
# Littlethings

Minding your mind by drinking less this Christmas

Dec 27th 2014, 9:00 PM 36,268 Views 26 Comments

All over the festive season, TheJournal.ie is bringing you tried and tested ways to keep your mental health in fine fettle.

# depression - Thursday 18 December, 2014

'No matter how blue the water or high the palm tree': Even paradise is no escape from mental illness
# Calm On The Surface
From The42
# Calm On The Surface

'No matter how blue the water or high the palm tree': Even paradise is no escape from mental illness

Dec 18th 2014, 9:30 PM 34,700 Views 23 Comments

Sean Nee suffers from depression and anxiety. Some days are great, but on the bad days even the ideal surroundings cannot tip the scales.

“I should be looking forward to Christmas but it seems like a mountain I have to climb”
# Christmas
# Christmas

“I should be looking forward to Christmas but it seems like a mountain I have to climb”

Dec 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 226 Views 22 Comments

Christmas can be turned into more of an ordeal than a celebration due to loneliness, financial worries or relationship breakdowns.

# depression - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Opinion: Messages like this shouldn't be given to patients – depression isn't an 'embarrassing problem'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: Messages like this shouldn't be given to patients – depression isn't an 'embarrassing problem'

Dec 14th 2014, 12:00 PM 85 Views 34 Comments

I came across this poster just last week in a GP waiting room and have to admit I was shocked, and so incredibly disappointed.

# depression - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Police find baby in search for missing newborn
# Bristol
# Bristol

Police find baby in search for missing newborn

Dec 4th 2014, 10:57 PM 48,904 Views 80 Comments

Charlotte Bevan and her baby went missing earlier this week from a maternity hospital.

# depression - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

John Mooney: 'I will do everything to make sure this illness doesn’t take me away from my future'
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

John Mooney: 'I will do everything to make sure this illness doesn’t take me away from my future'

Dec 2nd 2014, 9:30 PM 20,022 Views 12 Comments

The Irish cricketer was diagnosed with depression almost three years ago.

# depression - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Proof that depression and anxiety can be reduced without individual therapy
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Proof that depression and anxiety can be reduced without individual therapy

Nov 29th 2014, 5:30 PM 27,531 Views 39 Comments

This could be great news for the HSE.

# depression - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Opinion: We've seen an outburst in mental illness ads – but people still don’t talk.
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: We've seen an outburst in mental illness ads – but people still don’t talk.

Nov 23rd 2014, 12:00 PM 239 Views 44 Comments

I know I am too scared to tell people what’s really going on. I’m scared of what they will think.

# depression - Saturday 22 November, 2014

How much does cyberbullying really contribute to teen suicide?
# Depression
# Depression

How much does cyberbullying really contribute to teen suicide?

Nov 22nd 2014, 8:30 PM 9,160 Views 7 Comments

The government has been focusing its attention on cyberbullying after high profile teen suicides but one clinical psychologist who works with troubled teens said it rarely contributes significantly.

# depression - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Marian Keyes says Marian Finucane pushed her on mental health in interview
# Marian V Marian
From The Daily Edge
# Marian V Marian

Marian Keyes says Marian Finucane pushed her on mental health in interview

Nov 13th 2014, 2:55 PM 29,684 Views 19 Comments

The author appeared on Finucane’s show on Saturday.

# depression - Monday 10 November, 2014

Murtough Ware: 'On the outside I seemed perfect, on the inside I was going through hell'
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

Murtough Ware: 'On the outside I seemed perfect, on the inside I was going through hell'

Nov 10th 2014, 9:30 PM 22,831 Views 9 Comments

The Carlow footballer has opened up about his battle with borderline personality disorder, a battle that he continues to fight.

# depression - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Column: If long winter months fill you with dread, don't suffer in silence
# Sad
# Sad

Column: If long winter months fill you with dread, don't suffer in silence

Nov 9th 2014, 8:45 AM 305 Views 33 Comments

For most people who have Seasonal Affective Disorder, the symptoms will typically start in the autumn and continue into the winter months.

# depression - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Opinion: Driving home on a stormy night, I saw a distressed young man on a bridge wall
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Opinion: Driving home on a stormy night, I saw a distressed young man on a bridge wall

Oct 22nd 2014, 1:20 PM 419 Views 71 Comments

I hope I did the right thing in that situation. To tell you the truth, I haven’t really slept properly since.

# depression - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Tackling mental health - 'Shane Carthy was a winner last Thursday without stepping on a field'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

Tackling mental health - 'Shane Carthy was a winner last Thursday without stepping on a field'

Oct 16th 2014, 5:00 PM 14,312 Views 7 Comments

Colin Regan, the GAA’s Community & Health manager, speaks on the sporting lessons we can take from mental health week.

# depression - Sunday 12 October, 2014

School asks girl to sign 'safety contract' after she drew a picture of a gun
# Safety Contract
From The Daily Edge
# Safety Contract

School asks girl to sign 'safety contract' after she drew a picture of a gun

Oct 12th 2014, 2:32 PM 3,605 Views 3 Comments

The five-year-old was asked if she was “depressed” after pointing a crayon at another student and saying “pew pew”.

# depression - Friday 10 October, 2014

Here’s how many people were admitted to psychiatric units in Ireland last year
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Here’s how many people were admitted to psychiatric units in Ireland last year

Oct 10th 2014, 5:44 PM 12,507 Views 33 Comments

The Health Research Board released the figures today.

Opinion: You’re never too old to talk – so don't overlook older people's mental health
# World Mental Health Day
# World Mental Health Day

Opinion: You’re never too old to talk – so don't overlook older people's mental health

Oct 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 138 Views 10 Comments

Some great strides have been made in this country in recent years to tackle mental health issues, but let’s make sure all people in society are cared for.

"Mortified, we hope it'll be grand": Enda speaks out on male depression
# Bottling It Up
# Bottling It Up

"Mortified, we hope it'll be grand": Enda speaks out on male depression

Oct 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,942 Views 32 Comments

Men “tend to suffer in silence, or stubbornness”, the Taoiseach said today.

# depression - Thursday 9 October, 2014

'I just went completely blank' - Dubs U21 star Shane Carthy on his depression
# Depression
From The42
# Depression

'I just went completely blank' - Dubs U21 star Shane Carthy on his depression

Oct 9th 2014, 2:12 PM 17,337 Views 9 Comments

“It was building up for the last couple of years. It got worse and worse in the six months previous to the Leinster final.”

# depression - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?

Oct 1st 2014, 1:20 PM 11,446 Views 47 Comments

A breakthrough in research in the US suggests that depression could soon by diagnosed via a blood test.

# depression - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Could you help someone who is experiencing depression?
# Support
# Support

Could you help someone who is experiencing depression?

Sep 14th 2014, 4:30 PM 15,592 Views 43 Comments

Aware is a support service for people dealing with depression, it’s looking for volunteers.

# depression - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Most of us see Irish society as hostile to mental health problems
# Still Stigmatised
# Still Stigmatised

Most of us see Irish society as hostile to mental health problems

Sep 10th 2014, 2:30 PM 10,912 Views 32 Comments

65% say mental health treatment is seen as a sign of failure.