# depression - Yesterday’s News
‘No matter how blue the water or high the palm tree’: Even paradise is no escape from mental illness
Sean Nee suffers from depression and anxiety. Some days are great, but on the bad days even the ideal surroundings cannot tip the scales.
Christmas can be turned into more of an ordeal than a celebration due to loneliness, financial worries or relationship breakdowns.
# depression - Sunday 14 December, 2014
Opinion: Messages like this shouldn’t be given to patients – depression isn’t an ‘embarrassing problem’
I came across this poster just last week in a GP waiting room and have to admit I was shocked, and so incredibly disappointed.
# depression - Thursday 4 December, 2014
Charlotte Bevan and her baby went missing earlier this week from a maternity hospital.
# depression - Tuesday 2 December, 2014
The Irish cricketer was diagnosed with depression almost three years ago.
# depression - Saturday 29 November, 2014
This could be great news for the HSE.
# depression - Sunday 23 November, 2014
I know I am too scared to tell people what’s really going on. I’m scared of what they will think.
# depression - Saturday 22 November, 2014
# depression - Thursday 13 November, 2014
The author appeared on Finucane’s show on Saturday.
# depression - Monday 10 November, 2014
The Carlow footballer has opened up about his battle with borderline personality disorder, a battle that he continues to fight.
# depression - Sunday 9 November, 2014
For most people who have Seasonal Affective Disorder, the symptoms will typically start in the autumn and continue into the winter months.
# depression - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
I hope I did the right thing in that situation. To tell you the truth, I haven’t really slept properly since.
# depression - Thursday 16 October, 2014
Colin Regan, the GAA’s Community & Health manager, speaks on the sporting lessons we can take from mental health week.
# depression - Sunday 12 October, 2014
The five-year-old was asked if she was “depressed” after pointing a crayon at another student and saying “pew pew”.
# depression - Friday 10 October, 2014
The Health Research Board released the figures today.
Some great strides have been made in this country in recent years to tackle mental health issues, but let’s make sure all people in society are cared for.
Men “tend to suffer in silence, or stubbornness”, the Taoiseach said today.
# depression - Thursday 9 October, 2014
“It was building up for the last couple of years. It got worse and worse in the six months previous to the Leinster final.”
# depression - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
A breakthrough in research in the US suggests that depression could soon by diagnosed via a blood test.
# depression - Sunday 14 September, 2014
Aware is a support service for people dealing with depression, it’s looking for volunteers.
# depression - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
65% say mental health treatment is seen as a sign of failure.
# depression - Saturday 6 September, 2014
This poignant and beautiful video has some brilliant advice.
# depression - Thursday 4 September, 2014
A major new report by the WHO shows that appropriate support for those with suicidal thoughts is essential.
# depression - Thursday 28 August, 2014
Major depression is much more common among cancer sufferers – but trial shows a possible way forward.
# depression - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
Ask someone how they’re doing today, and listen – really listen – to the answer.
# depression - Thursday 7 August, 2014
The results could be good news for those suffering from nervous system disorders.
# depression - Sunday 3 August, 2014
Andy Morgan died on New Year’s Eve in 2010.
# depression - Saturday 19 July, 2014
Although clearly well-intentioned, the irony is that in order to reduce perceived stigma the media has given us a palatable portrayal of mental illness.
# depression - Sunday 13 July, 2014
The last six years have been challenging, and the last 18 months even more so, but I’m looking forward to a very different future for me and my family.
# depression - Saturday 12 July, 2014
Back at the beginning, the last thing in the world I wanted to accept was “that” label. In my mind, depression was something older people suffered from.
# depression - Saturday 5 July, 2014
“Panic attacks can be a sign of depression and mental health issues and I couldn’t believe it was happening to me” – Niall Harbison on fighting two battles; illness and stigma.
# depression - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
The tool offers immediate access to a lower-intensity intervention and is implemented through healthcare professionals.
# depression - Saturday 21 June, 2014
There is a breakthrough therapy helping Ireland to tackle the high incidence of suicide and self harm.
# depression - Thursday 19 June, 2014
The Irish Institute of Naturopathic Medicine is calling on the government to support its pilot programme to help reduce suicide in prisons.
# depression - Tuesday 17 June, 2014
I want to put myself out there as walking proof that medication can, and does, work – and more that that, it’s vital for me to keep functioning.
# depression - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
I resisted taking medication for a long time because I was worried about other people’s reactions, but antidepressants have undoubtedly been my friend.
# depression - Sunday 8 June, 2014
Young people are being encourage to find one thing that cheers them up – and reach out to one good adult in a time of need.
# depression - Saturday 7 June, 2014
The recent story of two patients checking themselves out of psychiatric units days before taking their own lives is not a once-off.
# depression - Saturday 24 May, 2014
After suffering in silence with a mental illness for many years, I finally realised that I had nothing to be ashamed of.
# depression - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
Though little research has been done in Ireland on postpartum depression past the 12 month mark, one expert said increased resourcing for public health nurses is key to tackling the problem.