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Eating Disorder
  The double stigma of being a woman and having mental health issues by Bronagh Loughlin, See Change Ambassador For as long as I can remember, I have beared the brunt of being stigmatised for having mental health issues. Being a woman has only added to this stigma and amplified it. Throughout my life, I’ve...
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Eating Disorder Week: My life with eating disorders and body dysmorphia by Claire Kane, See Change Ambassador Although I realised I had body dysmorphia in my 20s, I didn’t really understand the severity of what it was until I reached 30. I didn’t realise how it clouded every interaction I had with the world around...
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  A time I experienced stigma for having an eating disorder by Bronagh Loughlin, See Change Ambassador Ahead of Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2023, See Change Ambassador Bronagh Loughlin shares a time when she experience mental health stigma and judgement for living with an eating disorder and how this experience had a negative impact on...
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B is for Brodie and Bisexual by Brodie Thompson PRIDE, what a beautiful time of the year. But all year should be just as beautiful, we can celebrate the diversity of the LGBTQIA+ community all year and it doesn’t have to just be when we don our rainbows. It’s great to see a celebration of...
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Being a Father by Johnny Hunt   See Change Ambassador, Johnny Hunt, shares his experiences of fatherhood as a person who also experiences a mental health difficulty.   If you are having a tough time at the moment and need to reach out for support, please contact any of the following Shine: phil@shine.ie Samaritans: 116123...
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 Food By Lucie Kavanagh “Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don’t believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it’s good for you even if every step weighs...
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How to navigate having an Eating Disorder at Christmas by See Change Ambassador, Sheila Naughton     If you are having a tough time at the moment and need to reach out for support, please contact any of the following Shine: phil@shine.ie   Samaritans: 116123   Pieta House: 1800 247 247   YourMentalHealth.ie: 1800 742 444
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If you are having a tough time at the moment and need to reach out for support, please contact any of the following Shine: phil@shine.ie   Samaritans: 116123   Pieta House: 1800 247 247   YourMentalHealth.ie: 1800 742 444
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  If you are having a tough time at the moment and need to reach out for support, please contact any of the following Shine: phil@shine.ie   Samaritans: 116123   Pieta House: 1800 247 247   YourMentalHealth.ie: 1800 742 444
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Size By Lucie Kavanagh   “Fat’ is usually the first insult a girl throws at another girl when she wants to hurt her.  I mean, is ‘fat’ really the worst thing a human being can be? Is ‘fat’ worse than ‘vindictive’, ‘jealous’, ‘shallow’, ‘vain’, ‘boring’ or ‘cruel’? Not to me  JK Rowling    There’s a meme...
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