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Living with my anxiety and depression

Living with my anxiety and depression

Republished from his blog, this is Jack's experience of dealing with anxiety and depression while trying to get on with his new life in college.

Talking about my anxiety

Talking about my anxiety

A young man discusses what helps him deal with his anxiety.

Don't sweat the small stuff

Don't sweat the small stuff

This young woman suffered with anxiety for ten years and has learned to control it with the help that she needed.

Managing the many side effects of anxiety

Managing the many side effects of anxiety

A personal story from a young man who has IBS, caused by anxiety and how he's learned to manage it.

Adjusting to unemployment

Adjusting to unemployment

After deciding to leave a PhD programme, Seamus started to realise the reality behind Ireland's youth unemployment statisics.

Managing social anxiety

Managing social anxiety

Katie, 20-years-old from Mayo, gives us an honest account of what it was like to develop social anxiety in school and learn to control and manage it.

The perfection of masks

The perfection of masks

A young person talk about finding the support they need to overcome self-harm.

Anxiety

Anxiety

This story was submitted to us by a young person about how they dealt with their anxiety.

Confidence comes in little steps

Confidence comes in little steps

The scariest and most rewarding moment

The scariest and most rewarding moment

"Depression to me was something that was alien, a condition I presumed I would never have to deal with". Gary tells us his story of his depression and how he managed to work through it.

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