Why I Became a Volunteer by Sonia Moloney

  Why I Became a Volunteer by See Change Ambassador, Sonia Moloney   The reason why I volunteered as an ambassador was because in 2016, I was having extremely difficult time of it with my mental health. I was having daily panic attacks and feeling like there was little to no hope of me ever recovering...
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My Invisible Friend by Tim O’Connor

    My Invisible Friend by See Change Ambassador, Tim O’Connor   Just before I finished Secondary School a close friend said to me “You’re okay Tim – you have music”.  That was completely true. But he was the first one to say it to me.   All through the 1970s music was my hobby. I would...
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International Men’s Day 2020

        This #InternationalMensDay: Let’s talk about men’s mental health. See Change ambassador Johnny Hunt says we need to make a difference and break the stigma around men talking about their mental health. Show your support for men’s mental health and get the conversation started.     If you are having a tough...
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The importance of checking in with yourself by Linda Garvin

    The Importance of Checking in with Yourself by See Change Ambassador, Linda Garvin   “Self-care is giving the world the best of you, instead of what’s left of you.” Katie Reed    You are important.   The only person that you are in a relationship with for your entire life is you! Don’t you deserve...
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Stigma, how does it feel? by Adrian Yeates

    Stigma, how does it feel? by See Change Ambassador, Adrian Yeates   How strange would it be if you broke your leg,  But didn’t get help, and tried to hide it instead?  You want others to think, you’ve both feet on the ground,  Nothing to see here, I can still get around.  But the pain is too much and you collapse in despair,  You’re rushed to...
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How I Dealt with Stigma by Tim O’Connor

      How I Dealt with Stigma by See Change Ambassador, Tim O’Connor   Looking back, I used many ways of dealing with stigma – I think most worked for a little while. I was not usually aware I was using these methods. Things like avoiding situations, trying – and quite often succeeding –...
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Behaviour & Impact of Stigma by Roisin Murphy

      Behaviour & Impact of Stigma by See Change Ambassador, Roisin Murphy   Stigma in mental health is and always has been a very powerful thing. When you’re feeling good, it’s easy to brush things off, give an “I don’t care what people think” kind of attitude. But when you’re not feeling so good,...
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The Feeling of Stigma by Linda Garvin

      The Feeling of Stigma by See Change Ambassador, Linda Garvin   Stigma hurts  Stigma comes in lots of forms, from many places. Stigma eats away at you from the outside world and from what you tell yourself. Your self-esteem and self-worth are wiped out. For me, overcoming stigma was often harder than overcoming my mental...
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Discrimination by Lucie Kavanagh

    Discrimination by See Change Ambassador, Lucie Kavanagh   The Doctor : Don’t challenge me, Harriet Jones. ‘Cause I’m a completely new man. I could bring down your Government with a single word.  Harriet Jones : You’re the most remarkable man I’ve ever met. But I don’t think you’re quite capable of that.  The Doctor : No, you’re right. Not a single word.  [pause]   The Doctor : Just six.  Harriet Jones : I don’t...
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