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Living with Bipolar Disorder by See Change Ambassador, Bernadette Crawford “Life can be fairly chaotic living with Bipolar disorder. Struggling through the lows of depression and the highs of mania.  However, through it all I attempt to stay on the ‘bus’ of life, maintain my self-care and eventually it all passes and I live a...
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Panic Attacks at Christmas by See Change Ambassador, Becky Meenaghan A few Christmases ago I found myself physically, mentally and emotionally unwell. I had little to no energy and anything that I took part in seemed like an uphill struggle. I didn’t know at the time that what I was experiencing was anxiety, panic attacks...
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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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Needs by See Change Ambassador, Lucie Kavanagh   “Sometimes you can have everything you want but fail to achieve anything you need.”  ― Craig D. Lounsbrough, The Eighth Page: A Christmas Journey    In my social care worker days, I supported a man who, let’s call him James, was terrified of dogs.  James didn’t communicate verbally so he...
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(audio recording of piece below) Covid-19 By Nick Groom “When we suffer from poor mental health, one of the last things we sometimes want to hear is, “Sure there are a lot of people feeling like that…” Not only can it feel very isolating, it can feel very dismissive too; that somehow what we are feeling...
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                              Tim O’Connor is a See Change ambassador from Limerick. He is a mental health advocate and also works in the mental health sector. After years of working in other job’s, Tim has found his work in mental health the most...
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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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