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#Mental Health

# mental-health - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

'If you think about it like an iceberg, I only show you what I want you to see'
# Tackle Your Feelings
From The42
# Tackle Your Feelings

'If you think about it like an iceberg, I only show you what I want you to see'

Sep 25th 2019, 4:24 PM 7,946 Views 2 Comments

James Lowe is the latest player to lend his support to Rugby Players Ireland’s Tackle Your Feelings campaign.

# mental-health - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Lynn Ruane: Sport is part of the solution to address young men's mental health
# Column
# Column

Lynn Ruane: Sport is part of the solution to address young men's mental health

Sep 8th 2019, 8:30 PM 13,084 Views 11 Comments

Services such as the Breakthrough Programme in West Dublin can be a lifesaver for young men.

# mental-health - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

'Two friends died by suicide': Doctors say 'profoundly dysfunctional' health service takes huge toll
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

'Two friends died by suicide': Doctors say 'profoundly dysfunctional' health service takes huge toll

Sep 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 66,163 Views 39 Comments

Consultants have said staffing and resource issues are impacting their mental health and compromising patient care.

# mental-health - Saturday 31 August, 2019

The mental health-based play that's literally being performed in a Croke Park dressing room
# Out Of The Ordinary
From The42
# Out Of The Ordinary

The mental health-based play that's literally being performed in a Croke Park dressing room

Aug 31st 2019, 8:00 AM 14,310 Views 1 Comment

Alan Bradley chats to The42 about ‘Grounds for Concern’.

'It's alarming': Concerns raised about impact of recruitment freeze on mental health posts
# Not Hiring
# Not Hiring

'It's alarming': Concerns raised about impact of recruitment freeze on mental health posts

Aug 31st 2019, 6:30 AM 11,738 Views 24 Comments

In the last decade, the demand on mental health services in Ireland has increased but the number of posts has remained relatively static.

# mental-health - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Using social media 3 or more times a day may compromise teenage girls' health, study finds

Aug 14th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,861 Views 4 Comments

The findings published are part of a major study of over 10,000 13-16 year olds in England.

# mental-health - Sunday 11 August, 2019

No mental health beds for children in 19 counties forcing them into adult units or waiting in A&Es
# Shortage
# Shortage

No mental health beds for children in 19 counties forcing them into adult units or waiting in A&Es

Aug 11th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,691 Views 16 Comments

The matter needs to be addressed urgently, according to Fianna Fáil’s James Browne.

# mental-health - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Inspection of mental health residences describes 'bare, musty' bedrooms
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Inspection of mental health residences describes 'bare, musty' bedrooms

Jul 25th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,067 Views 3 Comments

An inspection of 52 of these 24-hour staffed residences found 43% did not provide single room accommodation for all residents.

# mental-health - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen

Jul 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 6,943 Views 9 Comments

HSE said placing children in adult units will ‘continue to be necessary’.

# mental-health - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Victim's family hit out at mental health services after neighbour found not guilty by reason of insanity
# Courts
# Courts

Victim's family hit out at mental health services after neighbour found not guilty by reason of insanity

Jul 9th 2019, 4:38 PM 26,076 Views 0 Comments

Jimmy ‘James’ Loughlin was beaten to death by neighbour Richard McLaughlin in February 2018.

# mental-health - Thursday 4 July, 2019

A third of children admitted to psychiatric units in 2018 had depression
# Health Research Board
# Health Research Board

A third of children admitted to psychiatric units in 2018 had depression

Jul 4th 2019, 2:21 PM 9,614 Views 37 Comments

Depressive disorders were the most common diagnoses recorded for all admissions, accounting for 24%.

# mental-health - Friday 14 June, 2019

'I'd be dead, simple as that': Homeless people with mental health difficulties treated 'every day' at Merchants Quay
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'I'd be dead, simple as that': Homeless people with mental health difficulties treated 'every day' at Merchants Quay

Jun 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 9,964 Views 15 Comments

Merchants Quay said the research shows that homelessness can have a profound and long-lasting effect on a person’s mental health.

# mental-health - Saturday 8 June, 2019

No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

No chairs, beds or blankets in seclusion rooms at UK facility where Irish teens are treated

Jun 8th 2019, 2:19 PM 27,809 Views 16 Comments

The facility faces closure if improvements are not made within six months.

# mental-health - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'They're anxious in ways they wouldn't have been 20 years ago': Teachers say Leaving Cert stress on the rise
# Leaving Certificate
# Leaving Certificate

'They're anxious in ways they wouldn't have been 20 years ago': Teachers say Leaving Cert stress on the rise

Jun 4th 2019, 8:30 PM 30,050 Views 61 Comments

As the Leaving Cert begins tomorrow, teachers and education experts are warning of growing anxiety among students.

# mental-health - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Living the dream, surviving the pain: has it all been worth it for Alan Moore?
# Long Road Back
From The42
# Long Road Back

Living the dream, surviving the pain: has it all been worth it for Alan Moore?

May 25th 2019, 8:00 AM 21,510 Views 7 Comments

From the Premier League to the depths of depression and back again: David Sneyd spends a weekend with the former Ireland international and his family in their Yorkshire home.

# mental-health - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

ITV to offer Love Island contestants minimum of 8 therapy sessions following new series
# Love Island
# Love Island

ITV to offer Love Island contestants minimum of 8 therapy sessions following new series

May 22nd 2019, 5:29 PM 19,388 Views 31 Comments

This comes after Mike Thalassitis, who appeared in the 2017 series, was found dead in London in March.

# mental-health - Monday 20 May, 2019

A new helpline for male victims of domestic abuse has been launched today
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

A new helpline for male victims of domestic abuse has been launched today

May 20th 2019, 1:23 PM 173,055 Views 69 Comments

Domestic abuse can be physical, emotional or financial.

# mental-health - Friday 17 May, 2019

Danny Rose says a club wanted to check he was ‘not crazy’ during transfer talks
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

Danny Rose says a club wanted to check he was ‘not crazy’ during transfer talks

May 17th 2019, 11:57 AM 8,244 Views 7 Comments

Spurs defender went public with his mental health battle ahead of last year’s World Cup.

# mental-health - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

First of its kind fund launched to tackle loneliness
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

First of its kind fund launched to tackle loneliness

Apr 17th 2019, 8:08 PM 21,357 Views 21 Comments

The first of its kind fund will go towards helping local groups and community-based projects.

# mental-health - Saturday 6 April, 2019

'We have this intrinsic idea of masculinity. Talking about mental well-being or sexuality is stigmatised'
# Closer Look
From The42
# Closer Look

'We have this intrinsic idea of masculinity. Talking about mental well-being or sexuality is stigmatised'

Apr 6th 2019, 8:00 AM 29,316 Views 3 Comments

Dublin star Nicole Owens delves deeper into her story, and explores how and why the GAA is a heteronormative environment for men but being openly gay is accepted in the women’s game.

# mental-health - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Love Island contestants to be offered therapy after deaths of two former stars

Mar 20th 2019, 2:29 PM 32,247 Views 23 Comments

Mike Thalassitis was found dead in London last weekend.

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

New study makes strong link between use of potent cannabis and psychosis

Mar 20th 2019, 6:05 AM 51,715 Views 56 Comments

A new study published in The Lancet has found how cannabis use affects the incidence of psychosis.

# mental-health - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Hiding the fact they're gay and being harassed by other residents: People talk about life in Direct Provision

Mar 10th 2019, 6:59 AM 23,004 Views 0 Comments

“One of the guys was very annoying and used to harass me, he always tried to touch me.”

# mental-health - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'Our aim is to help people realise that it's ok to talk about how they feel'
# Noggin
From The42
# Noggin

'Our aim is to help people realise that it's ok to talk about how they feel'

Mar 9th 2019, 12:00 PM 17,962 Views 19 Comments

Professional rugby players Conor and Kieran Joyce tell us why they formed Noggin Sport.

# mental-health - Saturday 23 February, 2019

'The big thing for me was to show it's not just depression and anxiety. There's loads of mental health issues'
# Opening Up
From The42
# Opening Up

'The big thing for me was to show it's not just depression and anxiety. There's loads of mental health issues'

Feb 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 15,987 Views 2 Comments

Roscommon footballer Amanda McLoone reached out to the WGPA counselling service last year when she began to feel overwhelmed in her life.

# mental-health - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'Suicide is not fashion': Burberry apologises for creating hoodie with noose-shaped strings
# London Fashion Week
# London Fashion Week

'Suicide is not fashion': Burberry apologises for creating hoodie with noose-shaped strings

Feb 20th 2019, 10:05 AM 34,966 Views 44 Comments

The hoodie debuted during London Fashion Week.

# mental-health - Sunday 17 February, 2019

What little thing should you do for yourself to ease the Sunday Fear?
# Little Things
From The Daily Edge
# Little Things

What little thing should you do for yourself to ease the Sunday Fear?

Feb 17th 2019, 6:00 PM 6,186 Views 0 Comments

We have you covered.

# mental-health - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

'We're absolutely wrecked, we're afraid we'll make a mistake': Psychiatric nurses will have to work through night again
# Strike
# Strike

'We're absolutely wrecked, we're afraid we'll make a mistake': Psychiatric nurses will have to work through night again

Updated Feb 6th 2019, 11:05 PM 41,253 Views 45 Comments

Nurses have been working for 27 hours straight and counting.

# mental-health - Monday 4 February, 2019

INMO calls ministers' invite to talk about issues other than pay 'massively disrespectful' and 'cynical'
# Strikes
# Strikes

INMO calls ministers' invite to talk about issues other than pay 'massively disrespectful' and 'cynical'

Updated Feb 4th 2019, 9:42 PM 25,712 Views 118 Comments

INMO and PNA members will take part in further industrial action this week.

# mental-health - Saturday 2 February, 2019

A Dublin man has reached South America's highest peak, after being forced to turn back last year
# Mental Health Campaign
# Mental Health Campaign

A Dublin man has reached South America's highest peak, after being forced to turn back last year

Feb 2nd 2019, 6:00 PM 20,453 Views 11 Comments

Mahon is doing the climb to raise awareness for the mental health charity Grow

# mental-health - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Opinion: Pat was refused mental health services because of his addiction - now he's dead
# Column
# Column

Opinion: Pat was refused mental health services because of his addiction - now he's dead

Jan 27th 2019, 8:30 PM 89,814 Views 51 Comments

Mental illness and addiction are interlinked so why are people who suffer from both routinely excluded from services, asks Senator Lynn Ruane.

# mental-health - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Celebrities' refusal to associate with 2016 mental health initiative shows the strides we've since made
# Heads Together
From The Daily Edge
# Heads Together

Celebrities' refusal to associate with 2016 mental health initiative shows the strides we've since made

Jan 24th 2019, 3:33 PM 5,057 Views 1 Comment

‘You don’t talk about it.’

# mental-health - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Opinion: Multi-tasking makes you less productive - and can contribute to stress and burnout
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Multi-tasking makes you less productive - and can contribute to stress and burnout

Jan 23rd 2019, 7:00 AM 9,290 Views 11 Comments

Give yourself a break. Research shows that multi-tasking reduces productivity because your brain can only focus on one thing at a time, writes Siobhan Murray.

# mental-health - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Opinion: CBT and improv helped me to conquer my social anxiety (people-terror)
# Anxiety
# Anxiety

Opinion: CBT and improv helped me to conquer my social anxiety (people-terror)

Jan 19th 2019, 9:30 AM 19,636 Views 15 Comments

‘I’ve failed job interviews, turned down opportunities and ruined relationships because of anxiety’, writes Stephen Buggy.

# mental-health - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Ex-refugee leading the way for Australia on and off the pitch with brilliant mental health message
# Socceroos
From The42
# Socceroos

Ex-refugee leading the way for Australia on and off the pitch with brilliant mental health message

Jan 17th 2019, 11:29 AM 3,945 Views 0 Comments

Awer Mabil’s story is an interesting one – as is his unique goal celebration.

# mental-health - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'I'm really uncomfortable in my own skin, with my disabilities and putting them out there for the world to see'
# Not About The Bike
From The42
# Not About The Bike

'I'm really uncomfortable in my own skin, with my disabilities and putting them out there for the world to see'

Jan 13th 2019, 7:53 PM 13,277 Views 2 Comments

Colin Lynch is a decorated Paralympian but 2018 was a relentless struggle as he faced up to his mental health problems and their origin.

'Just don't give up': Finnegan living proof that there is always a better day ahead
# Mental Health
From The42
# Mental Health

'Just don't give up': Finnegan living proof that there is always a better day ahead

Jan 13th 2019, 12:00 PM 30,020 Views 0 Comments

Mick Finnegan has an invaluable tale to pass on to anyone struggling with mental health.

More than 80 patients in five years had to travel abroad for mental health services
# Treatment Abroad
# Treatment Abroad

More than 80 patients in five years had to travel abroad for mental health services

Jan 13th 2019, 8:00 AM 9,071 Views 11 Comments

The majority of these patients would have travelled to the UK for treatment in a residential setting.

# mental-health - Saturday 12 January, 2019

'I tried those quick solutions...they tend not to work': Ex-Cavan footballer Alan O'Mara on taking care of your mental health
# First Fortnight
# First Fortnight

'I tried those quick solutions...they tend not to work': Ex-Cavan footballer Alan O'Mara on taking care of your mental health

Jan 12th 2019, 9:00 AM 11,747 Views 4 Comments

Alan O’Mara is hosting a Real Talks discussion with members of the female Dublin All Ireland football as part of the First Fortnight mental health and arts festival.

# mental-health - Sunday 6 January, 2019

'I am off work due to my mental health state': Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths clarifies absence
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

'I am off work due to my mental health state': Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths clarifies absence

Jan 6th 2019, 1:06 PM 12,898 Views 9 Comments

The Scotland international has taken a step away from football to address issues in his personal life.