September 16, 2016
We know that being friends with your depressed friend can be difficult. You don’t always see them, they cancel plans at the last minute, one minute they’re chatty and the next they’re blocking you out and you just never know if your friend is there from one day to the next. They are there, trust us, and it’s okay to feel this way.
They said she was just an ordinary person who saved lives. Joan Freeman founded Pieta House, the suicide and self-harm charity, when she lost a loved one.
In this exclusive extract, with recipes, from her new memoir-cum-cookbook 'Recipes For A Nervous Breakdown', LIFE columnist Sophie White reveals how one Ecstasy pill at the Electric Picnic in 2007 led to a cataclysmic shift in her life
The principal at the school had to forgive those behind the attack there to rebuild the community.
At a low point, Rebecca Ryan could only leave her house through a window. She tells Sharon Ní Chonchuir how she learned to beat her OCD demons
Emagine posted the clip on their Facebook page: 'Proud and excited to be involved in such a well executed project for both the city of Waterford and mental health awareness in Ireland'.
That a celebrity has depression is not the story, writes Donal O’Keeffe, the story is that the celebrity is telling the world about his depression.
Years ago, before self-harm became part of my life, my understanding of the term would have been as a purely physical act. I equated self-harm with physical self-injury, of the sort that would leave visible damage.