Articles tagged with: Talking Therapies


    30 September 2016
    Females in Northern Ireland are more likely to show signs of mental health problems than males

    Females in Northern Ireland are more likely to show signs of mental health problems than males

    A recent study conducted by the NHS found that mental illness among young women in England has soared. The NHS study found that 12.6% of women aged 16-24 screened positive for PTSD, 19.7% self-harm and that 28.2% have a mental health illness. A similar study conducted in Northern Ireland using...

    16 May 2016
    Belfast teen’s depression video helps break down stigma

    Belfast teen’s depression video helps break down stigma

    An online video on how to talk to someone with depression made by an 18-year-old Belfast woman who has suffered from the illness has really made an impact with over 1,000 views in less than three days. Emma Norris decided to tell her story to help educate and inform people about how to talk to...

    21 March 2016
    1 in 6 people in Northern Ireland are using anti-depressant medication

    1 in 6 people in Northern Ireland are using anti-depressant medication

    Statistics sought from the Health Minister show that a staggering 300,000 people in Northern Ireland have been prescribed antidepressant medication from their GP during 2014/15. More surprisingly however is that 500 of those people are aged under 15. Mental health charity, AWARE is the only...