There’s a really unique sense of embarrassment and shame that goes with trying to hide an ugly cry in public, and dignified is not a word that springs to mind when I think about it.

The theme of this year’s World Mental Health Week is dignity, of which the dictionary definition(...)

Senator Edward Kennedy giving a news conference about an immigration bill in Washington on May 16th, 2007. A new book about the late politician by his youngest son has provoked strife within the Kennedy family. Photograph: Jamie Rose/The New York Times

United States, like his older brother, had there been “progressive mental health treatment for him” and(...)

(...) more struck by how there is not so much a stigma of mental illness any more, but that this is a harsh(...)

Pupils from Sacred Heart school, Portlaoise at the opening of Páirc an Phobail. Photograph: Alf Harvey/

(...). These include talks on physical and mental health, healthy eating and parenting. The Irish Heart(...)

A report by the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) found lack of training to be a problem at the unnamed child residential facility in Dublin

(...) adequately trained. A limited number of staff had completed training in mental health or specific self(...)

Queueing for a living: Dublin’s Northside Partnership, which operates in an area covering 130,000 people, has been singled out for praise for its approach to dealing with the long-term unemployed. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

(...) whole range of issues from overcoming drug addiction to mental health issues.” Dr Frazer also believes(...)

Members of Merlin College Choral Group from Galway and performers from Bui Bolg, Wexford, at the launch of the National Youth Strategy 2015-2020 at Bluebell Youth Project. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...) areas for young people such as health and mental wellbeing, education and learning, safety and(...)

Minister of State for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch was speaking after Mental Health Reform presented her with a petition calling for increased investment in mental health. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...) from Brendan Howlin in next week’s budget, which she believes will “secure” the State’s mental health(...)

 Minister for Children Dr James Reilly speaking. File  photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...) physical and mental health, education and learning, staying safe, economic security and being connected to(...)

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(...) probiotics with a mental-health benefit. “Healthy mental functioning and healthy ageing are dependent on(...)