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Tag Archives: "Anxiety"

6 Jul, 2020

Jigsaw – providing 1:1 mental health support for young adults

Jigsaw provides a vital service supporting the mental health of young adults aged between 12 – 25 years old. They have a webchat facility providing 1:1 support – here are the details, reproduced from their website.   Jigsaw Live Chat is a new way to get support if you’re aged between 12 – 25 years-old. […]

22 Jun, 2020

24/7 text line launched to support mental health

We are finally becoming aware that we need to care for our mental health as much as for our physical health. Over these past months many people have experienced anxiety, feelings of loneliness, low mood and more. This is not unusual. If you would like support to deal with these or other mental health issues […]

7 Apr, 2020

The Story of the Oyster and the Butterfly : the coronavirus and me – a story for children by Ana Gomez

  Ana Gomez has written a beautiful book for children to help them understand and deal with the strong emotions they may be feeling during this challenging time. You can download the book here by clicking the link AnaGomezbook_compressed (1)    

4 Dec, 2019

Managing Anxiety in Children

Dr. Elizabeth McQuaid, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Donegal Psychology Department Anxiety is a normal part of being human and can occur in adults and children. Some level of anxiety is perfectly normal and can actually help us to try new things or to perform better at activities. Anxiety is considered to be a problem when the […]

24 Jun, 2019

Motherhood and anxiety

Becoming a mum is a huge life changing event, which can impact greatly on our mental health. We are told that pregnancy and post-pregnancy are one of the happiest times of our lives. So what happens when it isn’t? We feel that there is something wrong with us. We compare ourselves to other mums. We […]