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# Mental Health

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Over half of family carers report a decline in mental health during pandemic
No inpatient bed for teen with 'significant and immediate' mental health concerns, court hears
'I was stuck in a room with no privacy': Fears that pandemic will have long-term impacts on disadvantaged young people
'Role of family' in mental health patients' care to be considered in new legislation
Covid-19 and restrictions have had 'devastating impact' on mental health of LGBTI+ young people in Ireland
‘I’m fortunate enough to have another opportunity at life. I will keep fighting’
FactCheck: No, Darkness into Light is not cancelled, despite claims by anti-lockdown activists
Psychiatrists say cannabis is 'gravest threat' to youth mental health
Loophole means 'voluntary' mental health patients have diminished right to appeal detention
'I don't want to crowdfund for my life': Young woman with serious eating disorder appeals for in-patient treatment
Deaths by suicide did not increase internationally during the first wave of the pandemic
Pandemic is driving 'unprecedented demand' for suicide prevention and mental health services
Poll: Has your mental health been affected during the current Covid-19 lockdown?
Opinion: It's OK to feel anger in this crisis, but there are healthy ways to manage it
Peter Devers
'I had a panic attack on the pitch, but I didn't know what it was at the time'
People who had difficult childhood events may be struggling with mental health during pandemic, researchers say
Plans underway for Ireland's first mother and baby mental health unit, amid Covid-19 delays
'There’s a hope in me that nobody else will have to go through this'
Opinion: One year on, we're seeing the mental health impacts of this pandemic
Dr Stephen McWilliams & Dr Niall Duffy
Growing up in Ireland: Girls significantly more likely than boys to experience symptoms of depression
International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic
Bernie Hackett
Report finds people use psychedelic drugs to self-medicate for depression, anxiety and trauma
'More and more students are coping with anxiety through either restricting their eating or binge eating'
Dr Aoife O'Sullivan
People with eating disorders presenting more unwell since pandemic
More than 8,500 young people on waiting list for primary care psychological services, Dáil hears
What are the wider implications of Covid-19 on our overlooked health services?
Poll: Are you spending less time on social media?
Opinion: This Covid lockdown is particularly hard, so it's important to mind your mental health
Bernie Hackett
There's been a 66% increase in eating disorder hospital admissions during pandemic in Ireland
Extra funding promised for eating disorder services last year was spent elsewhere
Emergency departments ‘ground zero’ for a stretched mental health system
Dr Anne M Doherty
'It was nearly a full-time job trying to mask what was going on behind the scenes'
Mind yourself this Christmas: How to care for your mental health during the festive period
Opinion: Staying well at Christmas - some tips from a therapist to help you mind yourself
Liz O’Driscoll
Over 1,700 people restrained or secluded in mental health services in Ireland last year
'It can only get worse': Anger over lack of progress in transfer of services from St John of Gods to HSE
Jesy Nelson leaves Little Mix and says being in band 'really took a toll' on her mental health
Elderly mental health services 'seriously under-resourced' and need 'urgent improvement', report warns
Fear and anxiety about Covid-19 is ‘overwhelming’ among the public
Opinion: What is crisis fatigue and have we reached that point?
Dr Philip Kieran