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#Green ribbon campaign

# green-ribbon-campaign - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

'Mental health is part of us all; We’ve all been heartbroken, we’ve all had moments of glory'

This is the best advice I can give to someone going through a difficult time, writes Barbara Brennan.

# green-ribbon-campaign - Saturday 21 May, 2016

This green ribbon is opening up talk about mental health in Ireland

Several events are being held to break down the stigma surrounding mental health.

# green-ribbon-campaign - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Opinion: I was hurting inside but was worried I'd be seen as a weirdo, a freak, if I spoke up

After suffering in silence with a mental illness for many years, I finally realised that I had nothing to be ashamed of.

# green-ribbon-campaign - Monday 19 May, 2014

Opinion: We are never alone, even on our worst days

I’m beginning to understand myself, to accept that it’s OK to feel sad, to feel angry, to feel scared. Nobody is happy all the time.

# green-ribbon-campaign - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Adults with learning difficulties celebrate the Green Ribbon Campaign in this uplifting video Happy

Adults with learning difficulties celebrate the Green Ribbon Campaign in this uplifting video

May 2014 is Green Ribbon Month, working to reduce stigma around mental health issues.

# green-ribbon-campaign - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Opinion: We chat, we laugh, and sometimes I cry. Talking is good.

I have bipolar disorder and have been assigned a nurse to talk with. I have kept one promise from the first day I went to visit her: no lies, none.

Want to end mental health stigma? Get talking

The Green Ribbon campaign aims to get people talking about mental health and help break the stigma.

# green-ribbon-campaign - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Over half of Irish people wouldn't want others to know about their mental health problems

57% of Irish employees believe being open about mental health would have a negative impact on their career prospects.