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Working through anxiety

Working through anxiety

A personal story from a young woman who came to overcome her panic disorder and anxiety.

Dear Freshers 2017

Dear Freshers 2017

"You're going to be grand, but it's not always easy," from someone who was unsure of themselves starting college but got through with lots of sage advice to give.

Learning to understand schizophrenia

Learning to understand schizophrenia

There are many myths and stereotypes about psychosis and schizophrenia, this is a personal story from one of our volunteers about getting the right information. 

Expressing cases of trauma through art

Expressing cases of trauma through art

Johnathan visited NCAD's graduate exhibition, where a number of students explained the motivation behind their work which was inspired by mental health.

How I learned to manage my mental health

How I learned to manage my mental health

A personal story from someone who tried many different types of medication and talking therapies before they found what worked for the.

How to calm busy thoughts

How to calm busy thoughts

A personal story from a young woman who struggled with not being able to slow down her thinking and what works for her.

Being a victim of revenge porn

Being a victim of revenge porn

A young woman discovers intimate images of her and a sexual video taken of her without her consent are published on a porn site after a relationship break up.

Reactions to reports of sexual assault cases

Reactions to reports of sexual assault cases

The coverage around the Brock Turner case can affect us in many different ways. One young woman gives her account and how she manages the affect it has.

The aftermath of losing a father

The aftermath of losing a father

One young woman's account of the feelings she experienced in the month after her father's death.

Me and my demons

Me and my demons

Adam Coleman, 21 year-old fashion blogger from Limerick gives us his insight to his struggles with his mental health.

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