Cork Hurler Opens Up About Battle With Depression

Oct 30, 13 Cork Hurler Opens Up About Battle With Depression

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Former Cork hurler Conor Cusack has written one of the most in-dept insights about the battles he has faced with depression and he has showed us all that their is away out if we allow Depression to be our friend, not my enemy. I encourage you all to read this honest, frightening but inspiring piece that should help and comfort so...

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Neil Lennon, Me and Depression by Wullie Broon at the Celtic Network

Oct 28, 13 Neil Lennon, Me and Depression by Wullie Broon at the Celtic Network

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 Wullie Broom – The Celtic Nework is curious and asks the question, “When I look at Neil Lennon and I think to myself. Where the hell does he get the strength from ? “ The reason I ask is because like our Gaffer I suffer from depression. This isn’t the type of depression that can be sorted over six months ...

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Former Irish player and now Whitecaps defender O’Brien believes depression is widespread among athletes

Oct 28, 13 Former Irish player and now Whitecaps defender O’Brien believes depression is widespread among athletes

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Andy O’Brien got help. Now he hopes other athletes will too. “If you feel that you’re struggling, don’t be afraid to ask for help,” the Vancouver Whitecaps defender said. “There are people that can help you. … It’s a reassuring thing.” O’Brien’s battle with depression came up as Bell’s Let’s Talk program headed  across Canada...

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Kilkenny Legend DJ Carey Urges People To Focus On Minding Their Health

Oct 24, 13 Kilkenny Legend DJ Carey Urges People To Focus On Minding Their Health

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Nothing is more important in life than looking after one’s own health and welfare and that goes for sports stars as well as for the rest of us mere mortals in this period of recession. Micheal O`Neill from Sports News Ireland explains results of this year’s Pfizer Health Index reveal the impact that the recession is having on...

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Alan Quinlan – How I Tackled My Depression

Oct 22, 13 Alan Quinlan – How I Tackled My Depression

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“Life was good for rugby star Alan Quinlan as he prepared to set out on a Lions tour, but then he was guilty of a headline-grabbing eye-gouging incident, after which he went into a downward spiral and his marriage ended. Here he tells Donal Lynch how he has been battling back” THE semi-final of the Heineken Cup in 2009...

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