February 26, 2016

Suicide prevention campaign urges students to Send Silence Packing
23/02/2016, Irish Examiner
A suicide prevention initiative aimed at students was unveiled at Trinity College Dublin yesterday.

Mental Health
I wrote vile messages to myself
23/02/2016, Irish Independent
Cyber-bullying is bad enough but children are increasingly posting harmful comments about themselves

Everyone is talking about the Rubberbandits' brilliant sketch on mental health
23/02/2016, Irish Examiner
If you were watching Des Bishop’s election special on RTÉ 2 last night, you will have seen this brief but spot on appearance by the Rubberbandit’s BlindBoy Boatclub.

‘I fed myself through looking or smelling, but never eating. I’m not over anorexia; I’m living with it’
21/02/2016,The Journal
When I finally got it, I still didn’t think I deserved help. I checked into hospital still believing I was “too fat”, writes an anonymous contributor.

Help is available to beat eating disorders
22/02/2016, Eating Disorders
Anna didn’t know what an eating disorder was until she developed one.

‘Psychobiotics’ could be used to treat depression and available within five years
19/02/2016, Irish Examiner
Probiotics that treat anxiety and depression will be available within five years, scientists in Cork are predicting…

My Mind Was a Stranger 
19/02/2016, Pat Kenny Show Newstalk
Coming soon My mind was a stranger a radio documentary on bipolar disorder.