Nadine O’Regan: Now, more than ever, we need to talk about mental health

The fallout from the pandemic may have repercussions for our mental health, so it’s time to take care of ourselves in this respect too

23rd May, 2021
Nadine O’Regan: Now, more than ever, we need to talk about mental health
Footage emerged recently of youths at Howth Junction station who pushed, kicked and spat at commuters seeking to board, inadvertently causing one girl, in her fear, to run and trip onto the tracks.

I went to a therapist for six sessions back in 2008. I remember feeling embarrassed and slightly secretive about it at the time, because it seemed to be such an obvious admission that I wasn't coping well with life.

I recall looking at her front door and then back at the street and then ducking into the office surreptitiously like I was about to commit a terrible crime. But she was nice and it was easy...

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