# depression - Wednesday 16 April, 2014
“I would have played with Wayne a lot, I’d know him well. You’d have to commend him.”
# depression - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
The Waterford GAA player shares his personal experience of living with depression.
# depression - Sunday 6 April, 2014
The Irish Heart Foundation is urging speedy action from health authorities to ensure services focus on psychological as well as physical recovery.
# depression - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The mindset of a professional sportsperson can show us a lot about how to deal with depression, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.
FIFPro have released their latest findings after surveying over 180 active professional players.
# depression - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
Four former workers at the plant are trying to highlight the issues they have been dealing with over the last five years – mainly the fact that they still haven’t been given a pension.
# depression - Monday 17 March, 2014
Living with a mental illness means you sometimes lose your perspective and might not recognise the point at which you need help. To track this, I use a traffic light system, writes Fiona Kennedy.
# depression - Monday 10 February, 2014
The biggest learning curve my husband and I have taken from my mental health problems is that without communication, depression will win, writes Fiona Kennedy.
# depression - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
Former Olympic champion was found “dazed” on a Sydney street yesterday.
A new study being undertaken by researchers in Trinity College is trying to find out…
# depression - Monday 27 January, 2014
The former Cork hurler, a pioneer for addressing mental health issues, has opened up about his sexuality in a new blog post.
# depression - Saturday 25 January, 2014
I work full time, I have young kids, and I also have a mental illness. Living with depression is never going to be easy but I’m getting better – and that’s because I’m being open and unashamed about it, writes Fiona Kennedy.
# depression - Monday 13 January, 2014
The service also saw an increase of 46 per cent in email enquiries in 2013.
# depression - Sunday 12 January, 2014
Monday 30 December was the busiest day, while volunteers took 520 calls on Christmas Day.
# depression - Friday 27 December, 2013
Michael Finnegan never dreamed of living the life of a rugby coach, but here he is.
# depression - Wednesday 25 December, 2013
On Christmas Day, is there someone outside the family that you’ll be checking in on?
A controlled trial saw that a small investment led to big benefits for building confidence and reducing isolation.
# depression - Monday 23 December, 2013
Study recommended that awareness of mental health issues be particularly targeted at young male teens.
# depression - Thursday 19 December, 2013
It has been a brutal, punishing year for many people across this country. As we enter a new year, let’s focus on one another again and take the responsibility to lead others through this darkness and out the other side, writes Gareth O’Callaghan.
# depression - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
In total, the helpline received 381,128 calls in the last year.
# depression - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
One mental health charity has seen a 20 per cent jump in visits to its site in December alone.
# depression - Saturday 30 November, 2013
One in four Irish people experience mental health issues – campaign asks that people commit to provide support to someone they know who might need it.
# depression - Thursday 14 November, 2013
The former Cork hurling star recently spoke out about how depression has affected his life.
# depression - Tuesday 12 November, 2013
Clarke, whose son Andrew died by suicide last year, been speaking to TV3 about the issue, and is calling for more funding to be made available for an awareness campaign.
# depression - Wednesday 6 November, 2013
The training programme will also help colleagues cope with the aftermath of suicide in the workplace.
# depression - Monday 4 November, 2013
The RTE Radio One presenter returned to his 9am radio slot today and spoke to listeners about how badly he had been affected by the illness.
# depression - Thursday 31 October, 2013
A host of Irish celebrities have opened up to TV3 about their battles with depression.
# depression - Wednesday 30 October, 2013
The former Cork hurler wrote at length about his personal battle earlier this week.
# depression - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Samantha Goudie was dubbed ‘Vodka Samm’ after her own drunken tweeting of her arrest.
# depression - Saturday 19 October, 2013
Cuts to medical card allowances and social welfare payments have a direct impact on peoples’ the mental health – I know because I am one of those affected, writes Kate Bellamy.
# depression - Monday 9 September, 2013
The former finance minister’s son has said that, as student union president at Trinity College, he will be encouraging students to talk about their problems and seek help.
# depression - Sunday 18 August, 2013
The last five years of my life have been transformational. And I know in my heart that none of what I have achieved would have come about if I hadn’t taken the brave step to become self-aware, writes Dil Wickremasinghe.
# depression - Sunday 28 July, 2013
The debate around the effectiveness of working out on mental health continues – but it can be at least a part of treatment for some people.
# depression - Saturday 13 July, 2013
Living with undiagnosed bipolar disorder will bring you though dark times, but understanding from received from loved ones can give hope and stability, writes Ciaran Behan.
# depression - Wednesday 19 June, 2013
We should be thinking about how we are going to solve Ireland’s problem with suicide -and the first step is trying to communicate, writes Dr Gary McDonald.
# depression - Monday 17 June, 2013
A study by the Dean Clinic in Cork also found that “more and more people are now prioritising their mental health”.
# depression - Sunday 16 June, 2013
Today is a day for appreciating and spoiling the men in our lives – but, with the rate of male suicide in Ireland continuing to rise, we also need to look out for their mental health now more than ever, writes Joan Freeman.
# depression - Thursday 13 June, 2013
A patient must consent to the treatment, but if they decide against it a decision can be overridden by two psychiatrists.
# depression - Sunday 9 June, 2013
A new Facebook campaign is asking people to share their stories about how they got through depression.
# depression - Friday 31 May, 2013
CSO data records 507 suicides for the year 2012 – but one charity says the figures don’t give the full picture.