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Just finished filming a video on “Suicide Prevention” with these fine young men who have the fire in their belly to spread messages of healing and wholeness to all. 129 more words

Mental Illness

2.5 weeks

It’s been two and a half weeks since I started taking anti-depressants.  It’s weird to say, especially because my doctor believes I’ve been dealing with depression on my own for over two years now.   384 more words

Depression

Venlafaxine: Day 6 of...

Today is the 6th day on Venlafaxine. So far, the side effects have been far less severe than those I experienced on Citalopram. I’ve been following the leaflet advice, and taking the tablet with food, and I’m on a half-dose to get used to it (37.5mg) so I reckon the side-effects are reduced along with the dose. 460 more words

Non-binary

Stop the world, I want to get off

Greetings, readers. I should be a happy man. I have a girlfriend who loves me, a roof over my head, adequate food, and good friends and family. 584 more words

Life

The Recovery Part 2: On the Mend

So it’s been a few weeks now since I’ve started on my tablets again and put a lot of plans in place to make myself better. 616 more words

Mental Health

Stigma and bias shame us all

I have received overwhelmingly positive feedback on my last post. It was one of the more difficult things I have had to talk about and the response is quite encouraging. 514 more words

Personal

An Irish Epidemic: Anti-depressants and suicide

An Irish Epidemic: Suicide and Homicide on Antidepressants

Ireland is currently in the midst of an unprecedented suicide/homicide epidemic. Parents are uncharacteristically killing their children; husbands are killing their wives; brothers are killing their brothers; mothers are killing themselves and their babies, all at an alarming rate.

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