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Connecting Minds: USI’s mental health work and year in review

Union of Students in Ireland Vice President for Welfare and President-elect Clare Austick joins Sarah Hughes for a look at the work of USI in Mental Health and the COVID-19 -impeded 2020-2021 year, and talk about what made Clare seek to work in the field of student welfare and representation.
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Owning It: The surprising power of human touch for reducing anxiety

In this bonus episode of Owning It, brought to you in partnership with NIVEA, I am joined by Claudia Hammond. Claudia is an award-winning broadcaster, she is visiting Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Sussex and the author of four books, most recently The Art of Rest.  We talk about the …
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See Change Sessions with Alittlegail S2.5-Ep5: A conversation about anxiety

Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change …
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You OK? Podcast: Take 5 for Mental Health: Older People

Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist at St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services, Dr Declan Lyons, talks about some of the challenges posed for older people right now.
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Owning It: Anxious about returning to normal post-covid?

For this episode of Owning It, it’s just me and I’m talking through a very real anxiety that a lot of us are facing: anxiety around returning to normal post covid. It might sound silly, to be anxious about getting back to the life we lived before – when Covid has been a major source …
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Where is My Mind? Episode 51: Change Nothing, Nothing Changes

In this episode, Niall has one of the most important conversations we’ve ever had on this podcast with Dr. Mike Ryan, the man leading the World Health Organisation’s emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As Executive Director of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme, Dr. Ryan says this pandemic has exposed the inequality of our health systems …
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Where is My Mind? Episode 50: If Not Now, When?

In this episode, Niall speaks to Ireland’s leader, Taoiseach Micheál Martin, about the failures of the country’s mental health service. They delve into how we can develop better systems of care and support within mental health, how education is a crucial part of this and how policy now needs to start catching up with conversation …
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A Mental Health Journey Podcast: #19: My Covid Year

Its been a while.. sorry about that but I am back with a fortnightly podcast where I’ll get back sharing my mental health journey in a way that can hopefully help you make your journey that little bit easier. What better place to start than by reviewing my year in the world of Covid-19 – …
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You OK? Podcast: Take 5 for Mental Health: Supporting Children

Dr Colman Noctor, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist and Assistant Prof at UCD, shares practical advice for how we can help children right now
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You OK? Podcast: Ep 39 Hope

Consultant Psychiatrist Prof. Jim Lucey explains why hope is essential to our wellbeing, how we can restore it and the power of leaning in to the ordinary.
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You OK? Podcast: Ep 38 You OK? at Christmas

In this episode we attempt to process the last 12 months with help from Dr. Sinéad Lynch and Oliver Skehan. We also chat about minding our mental health this Christmas and navigating tricky family dynamics.
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You OK? Podcast: Ep 37 Feeling Lonely

Prof. Roger O’Sullivan from The Institute of Public Health discusses loneliness – what it is, the stigma and stereotypes associated with it, how the pandemic has impacted levels of loneliness in society and what we can do to address personal feelings of loneliness.
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