My Mental Health Story – Blogtober Days 9, 10 & 11

My Mental Health Story – Blogtober Days 9, 10 & 11

TW: Depression, anxiety, social anxiety, depression, self harm & overdose. I adhere to best practice when writing about mental health so there are no explicit details in the following post. I've been blogging about mental health for over a year now. During that time I've shared snippets of my own experiences but I've never shared [...]

So you got your exam results…

So you got your exam results…

It's Leaving Cert results day in Ireland today. By now, the students have their results. Some will be delighted, others will be devastated. The media will celebrate those who received 'top marks', they'll churn out statistics - almost a third of students sat the higher level maths paper and 90% of those received bonus points [...]

Green Ribbon Campaign

Green Ribbon Campaign

Tuesday, May 1st marked the beginning of the See Change Green Ribbon campaign. The Green Ribbon campaign is all about starting a conversation about mental health and stomping out stigma. Collins Dictionary describes stigma as follows - 'If something has a stigma attached to it, people think it is something to be ashamed of.'  Historically this has been the case with mental health [...]