Still Just Me

Part 2 of the #StillJustMe series will focus on Depression and will launch on April 7th – World Health Day

More About Eating Disorders

In Ireland, 200,000 people struggle with eating disorders. Every day is a fight.

Stigma and Eating Disorders

Often when we hear of terms like ‘eating disorder’, ‘anorexia’ or ‘bulimia’ we have an associated image in our heads related to those terms. For those who have not had any personal experience of eating disorders, the conjured image is often an emaciated celebrity who...
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What Lies Beneath

We all wear masks in various aspects of our lives to fulfil our daily roles, to be professional, to meet expectations. For people who experience mental health difficulties, including anyone with an eating disorder diagnosis, that mask is one that they often struggle...
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Eating disorders come in one size – Miserable

One of the most damaging perceptions about eating disorders is that they are something that can be seen, that their severity is based on physical presentation and that only extremely thin individuals are ill. One of the big barriers to treatment is a feeling of ‘not...
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Eating Disorders – Family members and stigma

People who experience mental health difficulties, including those experiencing an eating disorder, often encounter the stigmatising opinion of other people resulting in the devaluing of the person, discrimination and social exclusion. One of the main reasons this...
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#StillJustMe is our latest anti-stigma campaign. Through a series of short films and blog articles written by mental health experts and those with real-life experience, #StillJustMe will shine a spotlight on some of the most poorly understood and stigmatised mental health problems, including:

  • eating disorders
  • depression and anxiety
  • schizophrenia and psychosis
  • addiction

Each phase of #stilljustme focuses on a different mental health issue and is launched to coincide with international awareness days in 2017.

For Phase 1, during #EatingDisordersAwarenessWeek the focus is on Eating Disorders.

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