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Shauna O’Connor
See Change, Ireland’s national mental health stigma reduction partnership, has received a commendation by the former Lord Mayor of Dublin, Hazel Chu, for its tireless and sustained dedication to fairness and justice in campaigning to reduce mental health stigma. See Change is a project of Shine, the national organisation providing information and support for people...
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  My Experience with Bipolar 2 Disorder by See Change Ambassador, Cathy Shah   Having suffered with symptoms of bipolar 2 disorder for over fifteen years, my hope in making this piece for See Change is to give people some understanding of how it feels in the different phases of this complex mental health illness....
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  Mental Health in the Workplace by See Change Ambassador, Bernadette Crawford   With 3 in 10 of us experiencing mental health issues, today more so than ever before, being able to openly discuss mental health is really essential. Look around your office – 3 in 10, that’s quite a lot of people. In a department of 40 people that’s...
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Global experiences, one goal: dismantling stigma  By See Change Ambassador Blessing Dada  Mental illness is a global public health crisis. Although rates of untreated cases stand as a primary problem, stigma is a significant obstacle. Yet, global differences in levels and roots of stigma remain poorly understood. Every country and culture can be affected by mental illness....
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  The Connection Between Mental Health and Physical Health by See Change Ambassador, Aisling   For me my mental health experience has always been strongly related to my physical health. It took me a long time to establish this link as I was so in my head that I became disconnected from my body, its...
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See Change Workplace Programme Do you want to create culture change in your workplace? Do you have an interest in workplace wellbeing? Our workplace programme helps you to do that through our stigma reduction workshops as part of the See Change 6 Step Pledge. What’s included in our programme? Workshops for senior leadership, HR and...
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  Why Self-Advocacy Matters by See Change Ambassador, Sinead Keating   I was diagnosed with bipolar more than 12 years ago at the age of 21, 10 years after my first episode. Since my diagnosis self advocacy has been a central part of my mental health care. Shame, stigmatising preconceived ideas, and judgement about mental illness is, in my...
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  As a Woman and the Primary Care Giver by See Change Ambassador, Sandra Dillon   Movement is incredibly effective at reducing symptoms of depression and its benefits to lifting moods but try telling myself that when I was experiencing mental health issues and anxiety.  Now I can acknowledge, I find just stretching my arms...
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See Change Green Ribbon Impact Report 2020   We are delighted to announce that our Green Ribbon Impact Report for 2020 is now available. With the unprecedented events of Covid 19, See Change’s 8th Annual Green Ribbon campaign was more important than ever before to ensure national mental health awareness and support was encouraged during...
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  Lost and Found by See Change Ambassador, Cathy Shah     Just over two years ago I lost all access in the family courts to my daughter, due to struggling from long term debilitating mental health issues. As a single mother and woman in this society, this has been one of the most difficult...
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