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Showing all articles tagged mental health


Why we seriously need better mental health services

This SpunOut.ie reader writes an open letter to the government about the lack of mental health facilities

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My poem on supporting my friend who is suicidal

Bridget talks about why we need to have open conversations about our mental health and suicide

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My experience living with Bipolar Affective Disorder

Joseph talks about his experience with bipolar and how his support system has really helped

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Practical CBT skills I use to help with panic attacks

Laura looks at how ´╗┐Cognitive Behavioural Therapy works and some skills to practice day to day to help your mental health

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Why it's important to rethink how we communicate on social media

SpunOut.ie volunteer Aine wonders why reading "seen" can make us feel quite the opposite sometimes

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A young person's guide to parental mental health

The WITH project offers advice and support to young people living in families with mental illness

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Zeminar speaker Fiona Brennan talks about the power of mindfulness

SpunOut.ie volunteer Evana talks to Fiona about what we can do to support young people's mental health

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Why Zeminar speaker Abigail McDonnell is opening up about mental health

SpunOut.ie volunteer Blessing chatted with Abigail ahead of her speech at Zeminar to talk about what motivates her and what her goals are

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How support from my family and counsellors helped when I was suicidal

Joyce talks about her experience with suicidal thoughts and how support from friends, family and counsellors helped

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Part 2: Important lessons I've learned after my suicide attempt

Leanne talks about the importance of taking time to yourself and appreciating the little things in life

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Part 1: Important lessons I've learned after my suicide attempt

Leanne talks about her mental health journey and the importance of talking about suicide

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Recovering and moving on after my suicide attempts

This SpunOut.ie writer talks about struggling with their mental health and how they're happy where they are now

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