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‘I’d go down to bed at night and be bawling for an hour’ – Former builder on how his life changed the day his mum was diagnosed

Seán Dónal O’Shea ‘I’d go down to bed at night and be bawling for an hour’ – Former builder on how his life changed the day his mum was diagnosed Independent.ie The day Seán Dónal O’Shea’s late mother Debby was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, his life changed profoundly in more ways than one. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/id-go-down-to-bed-at-night-and-be-bawling-for-an-hour-former-builder-on-how-his-life-changed-the-day-his-mum-was-diagnosed-38055510.html… Read More »

Night of the Hammer (Part 1)

[Author’s Note: As part of the #BareYourMind campaign, here’s a story of an Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE). Traumatic events such as witnessing parental conflict can result in long-term negative effects on mental health. If you struggle with mental illness, I encourage you to share your stories as well. Let’s work together to de-stigmatize mental health… Read More »