Due to technical difficulties, green ribbon orders can no longer be placed via our website. To order 100 or more green ribbons for your organisations, please send the following information to email@example.com: Name Address (including Eir Code) Phone number Quantity of ribbons Alternatively, you can pick up FREE green ribbons at participating Boots stores, Eir...Read More
Thank you to everyone who has participated in our Green Ribbon events throughout the month of September! We are looking forward to sharing the recordings of both launch events and the weekly panel discussion shortly. These will be available on the events section of our website. Please keep an eye on the events section for...Read More
Understanding Exclusion by See Change Ambassador, Sonia Moloney As I sit down to write this, I feel a sense of discomfort. Because while I can say exclusion happens less and less, it still happens. I’ve been through feeling excluded and, to be honest, it is one of the worst things you can go through. Exclusion in my...Read More
Guilt by See Change Ambassador, Lucie Kavanagh “Guilt is not a response to anger; it is a response to one’s own actions or lack of action. If it leads to change then it can be useful, since it is then no longer guilt but the beginning of knowledge. Yet all too often, guilt is just another name...Read More
See Change will be hosting two virtual events to mark the launch of its 9th annual Green Ribbon campaign, which will run throughout the month of September. The Green Ribbon campaign aims to get as many people as possible talking about mental health to help end stigma and discrimination. The theme for Green Ribbon 2021...Read More
Shame: A distorted word with clear consequences by See Change Ambassador, Rick Rossiter Shame is a loaded word that can be implied, laid upon or self-directed towards a person for any number of reasons. It is a word that, by just adding one or more words within a sentence or extending the word itself, can bring its...Read More
Othering by See Change Ambassador, Sinéad Keating I used to think that stigma was clear, that it was saying that mental illness doesn’t exist, people should just make an effort, think positively, calling others with mental illness crazy etc. Over several years after my diagnosis of Bipolar 2, I began to realise that stigma was...Read More
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