“People telling you to stop, is not going to help” Liz Atkins suffers from a compulsive skin picking disorder called dermatillomania. She chats to Ellen and Yvette about graffiti-ing newspapers on the London Underground, skin care, and being an advocate for an illness few people understand. Stay in touch with Mentally Yours on Twitter and …
“We’ve all found different ways to self harm” Henry Crew has suffered from anxiety and depressions, and has also lost friends to suicide. He chats to Ellen and Yvette about his Movember Motorcycle Challenge which kicks off this week.
Bulimia is not only about food. Cat Meffan runs the blog Imperfect Matter where she talks about binging, purging and using yoga to deal with her bulimia. Get involved in the conversation on the Mentally Yours Facebook Group.
Ellen and Yvette speak to Seaneen Molloy about her history of self-harm. Seaneen was dismissed by doctors, she was accused of attention seeking, and she had to (and still has to) always wear long-sleeved jumpers, even in the summer! If you have any requests for things you’d like Ellen and Yvette to talk about, please …
During the COVID 19 crisis we are providing short episodes of The Helplink Show where we talk with our Counsellors about how people can support themselves and others during this time. Special Episode 1 – Supporting Youth Mental Health, a chat with Cara Gibbons; one of Helplink’s youth and adult Counsellors
A practical guide for parents, carers and educators of young people who self-harm Siobhán Leijen, Centre Manager, Pieta Midland.Sinead Raftery, Clinical Manager, Pieta House West and Ballina Outreach Service.
Self-harm and suicide in young people: Risk and protective factors, and evidence-based interventions – Professor Ella Arensman – Chief Scientist with the National Suicide Research Foundation, Ireland and Research Professor with the School of Public Health, University College Cork.