+

View more

You OK? Podcast: Ep 15 Supporting Leaving Cert students in these challenging times

Senior Psychologist with the HSE Peadar Maxwell discusses how parents and students can manage the challenges of these uncertain times and shares techniques for keeping the lines of communication open.
Read more

+

View more

Mentally Yours: Fashion and Mental Health

“I was washing my hands 50 times a day” Wearing his issues on his sleeve. George Hodgson chats to Ellen and Yvette about his own anxiety and OCD, plus setting up his own mental health fashion brand, Maison de Choup, with 25% of proceeds to the charity Young Minds.
Read more

+

View more

Mentally Yours: Sports and Exercise

Is sport the best medicine for your mental health problem? Paul Wilson, Programme Manager at The Harlequins Foundation, chats to Ellen and Yvette about the work he’s doing working with charities, schools and universities to support young people’s development. It’s all about mental resilience, coping strategies and the power of maintaining a balanced diet.
Read more

+

View more

You OK? Podcast: Ep 1 Psychological Survival Guide

This is a new podcast series aiming to support mental health and well-being during this troubling time. Each episode will see host Jan Ní Fhlanagaín talk through a specific issue or topic which could be affecting people’s lives now, gaining insight from those in the know.
Read more

+

View more

You OK? Podcast: Introducing…You OK?

A daily podcast about support. The normal rhythms and structures of our everyday lives have been turned upside-down. No one alive today has lived through anything like this before. We don’t know how we’re supposed to feel. There is no handbook for coping.
Read more

+

View more

Mentally Yours: Young People’s Mental Health

Grace Victory is known as the Internet’s Big Sister. She has an army of people online getting in touch with her asking about advice on how to look after your mental health. What kind of advice and support are young people looking after?
Read more

+

View more

Mentally Yours: Self-harm

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 …
Read more

+

View more

Mentally Yours: Anorexia

Escaping the clutches of a one-eyed nurse… Ellen and Yvette talk anorexia and beyond with Mindful Survivor blogger Frances Coleman-Williams.
Read more

+

View more

A Mental Health Journey Podcast: #18: Helping a Loved One

The question I get asked more than any other is “How can I support my partner/brother/sister/friend/colleague when they have anxiety or depression?”. In this podcast, I wanted to share what types of things people have done to help me in my mental health journey, and hopefully do so in a way that helps you to …
Read more

+

View more

A Mental Health Journey Podcast: #17: Growing Up In War & Taking the Fight To ill Mental Health with Mandana Ahamadi, CEO of Aya

Mandana Ahmadi is someone that I have only known for a few weeks but the moment I heard about her life story, I knew that I needed to have her on the podcast as my third interviewee.   Mani has a PhD in Computational Neuroscience and is the CEO of an exciting mental health start-up in …
Read more

+

View more

A Mental Health Journey Podcast: #12: Children’s Mental Health & Well-being

Conor is not a parent but through his years in therapy and studying mental health, he has a number of reflections on his childhood and what he thought did help and what could have helped his wellbeing as he grew up. Episode includes references to #self-esteem building, activity participation, emotional understanding, #mindfulness and #CBT for …
Read more

+

View more

A Mental Health Journey Podcast: #11: Panic Attacks

In this episode, Conor explains what a panic attack is, what his experiences of panic have been like, how those experiences have effected him, and the tools he finds most helpful in the midst and in the aftermath of an attack.
Read more