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Our#StillJustMe advocacy campaign works to break down stigma around mental health difficulties.


Eating disorders, depression and anxiety, schizophrenia and psychosis, and addiction, are among the most poorly-understood and highly-stigmatised mental health difficulties, both in Ireland and across the globe. For anyone experiencing mental health challenges, stigma can be a barrier to seeking help.

#StillJustMe aims to change this.

As part of this campaign, a series of short films and blog articles, written by mental health experts and those with lived experience of mental health difficulties, shine a light on some of the most prevalent mental health issues facing Irish society.

Divided into four phases, each short film from #StillJustMe focuses on a different mental health issue and was launched to coincide with an international awareness day.

You can watch these films and read the pieces accompanying them all below.



Our #StillJustMe film focusing on psychosis launched to mark the birthday of Lucia Joyce, James Joyce’s daughter who experienced schizophrenia. Psychosis is a distressing difficulty in which thoughts and emotions make it hard to determine what is reality and what is not.

A Diagnosis of Schizophrenia but Still Just Me

The Tsunami Effect




On International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, we launched our #StillJustMe series focusing on substance use disorders, stigma, and recovery. Recovery is possible, one step at a time, creating the opportunity to break free from the chains of that substance to a new version of you.

A Pebble in the Pond

Stigma and Substance Use Disorder

There is life after addiction – even if it is tough at times!



Depression affects one in twn people in Ireland. The #StillJustMe series on depression launched to mark World Health Day.

Depression – Misunderstood

Does having depression increase the risk of stigmatisation?

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