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You OK? Podcast: Ep 27 It’s going to be ok

In 2012 an accident left Jack Kavanagh paralysed from the neck down. He explains how even the worst situations can afford us hidden opportunities.
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The Problem Gambling Podcast Season 3, Episode 1 – Interview with Eoin Coyne

Interview with Poet and former Mayor of Youghal, Eoin Coyne, discussing Eoin’s lived experience of gambling addiction and recovery.  Check out a video of Eoin’s live performance of his spoken word poem, ‘Tunnel Vision’, here. Co-hosted by addiction counsellors Barry Grant and Tony O’Reilly, from Extern Problem Gambling. The podcast is proudly sponsored by Gamban. If you would …
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Where is My Mind? Episode 36: I Am A Mountain

On this week’s episode Niall speaks to one of his favourite artists, Simon Neil of Biffy Clyro. They discuss grief, breakdowns, meditation and mountains.
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Mentally Yours: Having a Breakdown

Following his mother’s suicide, Ollie Aplin’s late teens were obviously incredibly tough. But his breakdown and depression came much later in life. Ellen and Yvette speak to Ollie about coming to terms with death, the power of running and the Mind Journals movement.
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Mentally Yours: Emetophobia (Fear Of Being Sick)

The smell, the taste, even the look of it! What should you do if you’re afraid of vomit? Yvette and Ellen chat to Melissa Boyle, who suffers from Emetophobia, the fear of being sick!
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Mentally Yours: PTSD

Why mental health units are like rubbish youth clubs and how Instagram brings us all down – blogger and Time To Change ambassador Faris Khalifa chats to Yvette and Ellen about PTSD.
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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 …
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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 …
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A Mental Health Journey Podcast: #14: The Physical Effects of Stress, Anxiety & Depression

The physical effects that stress, anxiety and depression can have on our bodies is incredible. For me, these have been the most challenging aspects of living with mental illness but through therapy, CBT and self-reflection, I have worked out how I can adapt and continue to live a full life. In this episode, I share …
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Experiencing Trauma Symptoms From Your Relationship

You may be currently experiencing trauma symptoms from the stress and crisis of your relationship. This can affect all aspects of your life. It is important to educate yourself on the symptoms and treatment of betrayal trauma. The first 20 minutes is psychoeducational, the rest of the video is a question and answer session. Kristin’s …
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A Mental Health Journey Podcast: #6: Medicated Me

In this episode, Conor talks about his journey with medication.  He has been on antidepressants since June 2019 and has had plenty of ups and downs on them. Here, he reflects on his initial resistance to medical treatment; his decision to start taking SSRIs; the change he made from Sertraline to Fluoxetine in October 2019; …
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TED Talks Daily | Why children stay silent following sexual violence | Kristin Jones

Sexual assault is never the victim’s fault, says advocate Kristin Jones. In this courageous talk, she tells her story of overcoming the shame that followed sexual abuse as a teenager — and shares how parents can foster an open conversation about abuse to empower kids and encourage them to ask for help. (This talk contains …
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