# Mental Illness

Last year
Therapist: If we prioritise mental health as a society, we will reap the benefits
Opinion: Talking about mental health is fine but isn't it time we discussed mental illness?
All time
'I had people fighting for me': PJ Gallagher opens up about his experience with mental illness
'Everything just stopped making sense' - Gigi Buffon on his depression
'The de facto detained are still there': Voluntary patients still held without review due to delays in law reform
Column: Would you know how to respond to a mental health emergency?
Experiences of acute mental illness: 'I just wasn’t there'
Alcoholism: 'Dad, I don’t blame you. I never have'
Column: 'I live with schizophrenia without taking any medication, but I'm an exception'
'One patient told me she overheard a member of staff referring to her as "just a psychiatric case"'
"We have always found ways to lock up mentally ill people": The disturbing history of Irish asylums
Christmas with depression: 'Even putting on clothes can be hard when there’s a lingering dark cloud'
'I told my date that I had depression and he laughed and told me I was just lazy'
Shooting suspect with 'Martian master race' manifesto arrested at White House
People are thanking The Rock for opening up about his depression
Donald Trump says gun laws are not to blame for Oregon shooting
This kids' t-shirt has gotten Next in a lot of bother on Twitter
US psychiatrists worry shootings will set back efforts to destigmatise mental illness.
Dublin man has jail time increased after calling judge "a dirt bird"
Do you think schools should ban homework to reduce depression? One UK school is thinking about it
Opinion: Why don't we have big campaigns for mental health?
'No matter how blue the water or high the palm tree': Even paradise is no escape from mental illness
Opinion: Some of the everyday struggles people with mental illnesses face in Ireland
Opinion: We've seen an outburst in mental illness ads – but people still don’t talk.
How much does cyberbullying really contribute to teen suicide?
Porn actor pleads not guilty to killing and dismembering student
Living with a 'black dog': An animated guide you really should watch
Opinion: Robin Williams' death is a tragedy we should learn from – reach out to someone. Today.
Opinion: I was hurting inside but was worried I'd be seen as a weirdo, a freak, if I spoke up
Opinion: We chat, we laugh, and sometimes I cry. Talking is good.
Opinion: Six weeks ago I went to hospital, threatening to hurt myself. I was sent home.
Column: Cinema's enduring fascination with mental disorders can be a force for good
Drug and alcohol abuse leading to care proceedings for children
Column: A year ago, I walked out of work on the brink of the worst depression of my life
Column: People using mental health services should be active participants in their own care
Column: Nobody ever chooses to be homeless – this government is pushing people to the brink
Column: The power of the internet can help mental health
Business people avoid discussing mental health due to fear of appearing weak
Column: Now, more than ever, we need to Mind Our Men
Column: Depression thrives on secrecy and isolation – it’s time to speak out