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 Written by See Change Ambassador Jack McCann I have had quite bad times with my mental health over the past 18 months to 2 years, I will hold my hand up and say that from the get go.  I have to be honest with myself when writing about my experiences before being honest with you...
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Mental Health and me – written by See Change Ambassador Lorraine Cooke If you were to look at me in public now you would more than likely see a positive, bubbly happy person.  For the most part this is true. What would you say then if I said that one of the roles that I...
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See Change ambassador Siobhán Brady speaks about her experience with self-harm: As I am sitting here typing this article I find myself staring down at my arms looking for some inspiration to appear. As I’m staring down at my arms I am forced to look at the countless scars, straight lines delicately positioned from my...
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Fiona Morris writes: Today marks the first day of Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2016 in Ireland Sometimes the biggest smile can hide the deepest sadness. I would give a lot to be able to get back the years I lost to anorexia…but the reality is, I can never get those years back. I can never erase the...
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See Change Ambassador Ellen Downey writes: There are so many support groups for people suffering with mental health difficulties in Ireland today. If you look, you’ll probably find one within a town radius….if you look… I often looked up support groups, would find one and then convince myself that if i went that the people...
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Dignity, the mountain at my gates Written by See Change ambassador Sarah Bredin I’m sitting on my brother’s couch. He and his wife have left me with my nine-month old nephew for the first time. He’s asleep and they’ve gone to see a film about a disastrous outcome of the attempted commodification of an epic challenge....
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Mairead Carey writes: “Back in 2010 I started a new journey, one that changed my entire life. I could never have guessed how it would turn out. Back in 2010 I reached out for help for the first time, I was 24years young and I was so very lost. I was so confused about everything,...
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See Change ambassador Ciara reflects on 364 days of living by the mantra “A man is at his strongest when he is willing to be vulnerable.”  Read the original blog entry here: http://gingernutbiscuit.wordpress.com/ THEN & NOW  “Rock Bottom became the Solid Foundation on which I rebuilt my life” I haven’t wrote here in a very long time,...
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About the Make a Ripple campaign This series of blog posts are part of the See Change Make a Ripple campaign, an initiative to help end the stigma of mental health problems by sharing experiences and building public understanding. If you’d like to tell your story, you can visit the Make a Ripple stories portal. If...
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