Adrian joined us late last year as a See Change ambassador. After working in the industry for 30 years, he shares his own experience of the pressures of the workplace and the impact it can have on your mental health. He is also heavily involved in Taekwon Do and enjoys reading and motorsports. Adrian shares...Read More
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 rewarding. Tim was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and in order to keep well he follows...Read More
On Tuesday 30th April, See Change, Irelands organisation dedicated to ending mental health stigma, officially launched the 7th annual Green Ribbon Campaign in the Mansion House, Dublin. The Green Ribbon Campaign aims to end the stigma and change people’s attitudes to mental health problems by prompting hundreds of events and thousands of conversations all over...Read More
See Change Ambassador Jess, shares her experience of anorexia nervosa to help bring awareness during #EDAW2019 Eating disorder awareness week is a time to open up conversations around eating disorders and inform ourselves. It is important to listen to the voices of those with lived experience so we can understand that eating disorders are...Read More
First Fortnight is a mental health arts charity that began as a kitchen conversation 10 years ago and has grown from one event to more than 150 events nationwide. In 2018 over 8,000 people attended First Fortnight festival events nationwide Actor Emmet Kirwan, screenwriter and playwright Stefanie Preissner, musicians The...Read More
See Change Ireland’s National Stigma Reduction Programme for mental health, is calling on Irish broadcasters to ban the Ava Max ‘Sweet but Psycho’ song as it is stigmatising for individuals living with mental illness in Ireland. This song misrepresents psychotic illnesses and makes clear links between violence and mental illness. This actively impacts people throughout...Read More
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