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Law must be changed in order for rights to be realised

Are human rights for mental health now the new buzzwords? We (Ireland) need to get our house in order to truly support human rights....

The Battle of the Peer

Peer support is simple. It is the very natural, very normal, coming together of humans where they share their experiences of living with very...

When HVN Ireland meets HVN Athens

Recently I as Chairperson of Hearing Voices Network Ireland (HVNI) got to spend some time with Hearing Voices Network Athens(HVNA), in Athens. I received...

Irish psychiatry says chemical imbalance is ‘a figure of speech,’ so – what now?

The chemical imbalance theory of depression - what was once considered the gold standard reason for why people take antidepressants, was, apparently, ‘a figure...

Sharon Lambert and Naoise Ó Caoilte—Mental Health Podcasts: A Force for Good in a...

According to Edison Research, there are more podcast listeners than ever, with 64% of the US 12+ population having ever listened to a podcast. With...