Ollie Cole performing during First Fortnight 2015

Breaking down the stigma associated with mental health issues is the aim of First Fortnight, Ireland’s only mental health arts festival that kicks off(...)

The best things about Christmas really are free: the carol singing, being around children, long walks, and meeting friends and family. Ignore all the hype. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

December is a bitter month and not just weather-wise. Christmas festivities hardly ever live up to the way they are portrayed in television advertisem(...)

Sinéad O’Sullivan and Aoibhin O’Neill conducted a survey to investigate awareness of personality disorders.

Personality disorders (PDs) affect 10 per cent of the population, according to Mark Lenzengweger, professor of psychology at the State University o(...)

It is estimated that about 20 per cent of us become clinically depressed at some point in our lives. Whereas sadness and grief are focused entirely(...)

Mental Health Ireland’s campaign, “Plan to Protect your mental health and wellbeing” celebrates World Mental Health Day by outlining five steps eve(...)

The conference heard how online is the first place that young people turn to for support

‘We’re trying to change the conversation and demystify mental health so that small problems don’t become unmanageable as people get older,” says Elain(...)