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Sinéad spoke out about the impact of diagnosis, stigma, and psychiatry on her life

There is one thing about having been a “delinquent” teen, or a “freak” as we called ourselves, in the chaos of the early 90s...

Research: Open Dialogue approach may reduce drug treatment in young people

New research from Finland has suggested that mental health services based on the Open Dialogue (OD) approach to mental health may reduce psychotropic drug...

Music, the rhythm of the soul

Welcome once again to Mad in Irelands podcast series ‘Fields of Healing’. This time around we visit the world of music and rhythm as...

The UK is helping people stop antidepressants – but still no tapering advice available...

It's now widely accepted that there can be withdrawal effects from antidepressants -  but no tapering guidance or advice is currently available in Ireland Pharmacists...

Unravelling ‘peer imposter syndrome’ and coming to understand the experience of mental health distress

It doesn’t rear its ugly head much (anymore) for me, but it did for a while. So, let’s start with a full disclosure: I...