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See Change Sessions with Alittlegail

See Change Sessions with Alittlegail

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See Change Sessions is an exciting new podcast hosted by Mental Health Advocate and See Change Ambassador Abigail McDonnell.

This podcast is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health.

In this series , Abigail will be talking to an array of Ambassadors, Mental Health Volunteers and workers.

Stay tuned for some amazing episodes!
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S3 Ep9: How to support and be an ally to the Traveller community
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast, created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change as she welcomes this weeks guest Patrick (Pa) Reilly, Irish Traveller and Traveller mental health worker at Pavee Point. This week Pa speaks to the impact Traveller discrimination has on Traveller mental health and why it is so important show support and become an ally to the Traveller community.  For the month of July, we will be joined by our partner organisations and supporters in order to share the voices of the Traveller community with members of the Traveller community joining us later in the month. For more information, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Traveller Support and information: All Ireland Traveller Health Study: A 2010 report on the current status of Traveller health in Ireland Text PAVEE to 50808 is a free, 24/7, national, anonymous mental health support text line for young Travellers in Ireland. Exchange House Ireland's National Travellers Service is an organisation of Traveller and non-Travellers and leading provider of front line and support services Phone: 01 8721094 (Monday – Friday between the hours of 9AM – 5PM, 4PM on Fridays) Email: info@exchangehouse.ie Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre is a national non-governmental organisation comprised of Travellers, Roma and members of the majority population working in partnership at national, regional, local and international levels. To watch "It Doesn't Matter", a short film that aims to raise awareness about suicide in the Traveller Community, end the stigma associated with suicide and promote mental health services equipped to help, click here. Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
36:10
July 29, 2021
S3 Ep8: Traveller exclusion and the discriminatory behaviours Travellers experience
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast, created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about highlighting the discriminatory behaviours Travellers experience and the impact this can have on a persons mental health. This week our host Abigail McDonnell our host welcomes Mags Casay, an Irish Traveller, activist, manager of the Tipperary Rural Traveller Development Project and Chairperson of the National Traveller Mental Health Network. In this episode, we hear first hand the negative impact that discriminatory behaviours have on Traveller mental health. For the month of July, we will be joined by our partner organisations and supporters in order to share the voices of the Traveller community with members of the Traveller community joining us later in the month. For more information, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma.  T: seechangeirl F: SeeChangeIreland I: seechangeirl Traveller Support and information: All Ireland Traveller Health Study: A 2010 report on the current status of Traveller health in Ireland Text PAVEE to 50808 is a free, 24/7, national, anonymous mental health support text line for young Travellers in Ireland. Exchange House Ireland's National Travellers Service is an organisation of Traveller and non-Travellers and leading provider of front line and support services Phone: 01 8721094 (Monday – Friday between the hours of 9AM – 5PM, 4PM on Fridays) Email: info@exchangehouse.ie Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre is a national non-governmental organisation comprised of Travellers, Roma and members of the majority population working in partnership at national, regional, local and international levels.  Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email: jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
47:60
July 22, 2021
S3 Ep7: Travller discrimination and what that feels like
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined by Abigail McDonnell our host, as she welcomes John-Paul Collins, an Irish Traveller and mental health & suicide prevention worker at Exchange House and David Collins who is also is an Irish Traveller, a poet and is involved in the Exchange House Ireland National Traveller Services Creative Arts Group. In this epsiode, we hear first hand experience of the discrimination Travellers face daily and the impact this has had on Traveller mental health.  For the month of July we will be joined by our partner organisations and supporters in order to share the voices of the Traveller community with members of the Traveller community joining us later in the month. For more information, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Traveller Support and information: All Ireland Traveller Health Study: A 2010 report on the current status of Traveller health in Ireland Text PAVEE to 50808 is a free, 24/7, national, anonymous mental health support text line for young Travellers in Ireland. Exchange House Ireland's National Travellers Service is an organisation of Traveller and non-Travellers and leading provider of front line and support services Phone: 01 8721094 (Monday – Friday between the hours of 9AM – 5PM, 4PM on Fridays) Email: info@exchangehouse.ie Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre is a national non-governmental organisation comprised of Travellers, Roma and members of the majority population working in partnership at national, regional, local and international levels. To watch "It Doesn't Matter", a short film that aims to raise awareness about suicide in the Traveller Community, end the stigma associated with suicide and promote mental health services equipped to help, click here.  Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
41:25
July 15, 2021
S3 Ep6: The Traveller Community and Mental Health Stigma
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined by Abigail McDonnell our host, as she welcomes Brigid Quirke from the HSE Office of Social Inclusion in her role as Project Manager for Traveller Health. In this episode, Brigid speaks to us about Traveller health and the role social inclusion plays in improving the current inequality that exists for the Traveller community For the month of July we will be joined by our partner organisations and supporters in order to share the voices of the Traveller community with members of the Traveller community joining us later in the month. For more information, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Traveller Support and information: All Ireland Traveller Health Study: A 2010 report on the current status of Traveller health in Ireland  Text PAVEE to 50808 is a free, 24/7, national, anonymous mental health support text line for young Travellers in Ireland. Exchange House Ireland's National Travellers Service is an organisation of Traveller and non-Travellers and leading provider of front line and support services Phone: 01 8721094 (Monday – Friday between the hours of 9AM – 5PM, 4PM on Fridays) Email: info@exchangehouse.ie Pavee Point Traveller & Roma Centre is a national non-governmental organisation comprised of Travellers, Roma and members of the majority population working in partnership at national, regional, local and international levels. Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
45:18
July 8, 2021
S3 Ep5: How to be an Ally to the LGBTQIA+ community
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined by Abigail McDonnell our host, as she welcomes See Change Ambassadors David Casey and Brodie Thompson. David and Brodie share with us their experience of being from the LGBTQIA+ community and provide important information on how to be an ally to the community. For the month of June we will be joined by our partner organisations, ambassadors and supporters in order to share the voices of the LGBTQIA+ community. For more information, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl LGBTQIA+ Supports: Equality for Children A campaign for equality for children of LGBT+ parents in Ireland. Insight Matters LGBTQIA+ Family owned counselling, psychotherapy and wellness centre. Contact 01 891 0703 | 085 203 1487 or info@insightmatters.ie Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) for support and information. For general queries you can contact keeva@teni.ie or office@teni.ie National LGBT Helpline 1890 929 539 (6.30pm-10.00pm) Transgender Family Support Line 01 907 3707 (6.00pm-9.00pm) LGBT.ie for online support, education and information BelongTo for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) support for young people in Ireland Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
45:17
July 1, 2021
S3 Ep4: The impact of discriminatory behaviour on the LGBTQIA+ Community
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we welcome back Abigail as our host, as she is joined by the wonderful Carrie Deway, A Dublin Based Drag Queen and See Change Ambassador. Carrie speaks to us about the discrimination she has faced, the impact it is had on her and how Drag has helped find her confidence and strength. For the month of June we will be joined by our partner organisations, ambassadors and supporters in order to share the voices of the LGBTQIA+ community. For more information, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl LGBTQIA+ Supports: Equality for Children A campaign for equality for children of LGBT+ parents in Ireland. Insight Matters LGBTQIA+ Family owned counselling, psychotherapy and wellness centre. Contact 01 891 0703 | 085 203 1487 or info@insightmatters.ie Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) for support and information. For general queries you can contact keeva@teni.ie or office@teni.ie National LGBT Helpline 1890 929 539 (6.30pm-10.00pm) Transgender Family Support Line 01 907 3707 (6.00pm-9.00pm) LGBT.ie for online support, education and information BelongTo for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) support for young people in Ireland Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
37:21
June 24, 2021
S3 Ep3: LGBTQIA+ families and exclusion. What it feels like and the mental health impact.
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change as she welcomes this weeks guest Ranae Von Meding CEO and co-founder of Equality for Children to discuss the exclusion people from the LGBTQIA+ community experience, particularly when having children and the impact this exclusion has on a persons mental health. For the month of June we will be joined by our partner organisations, ambassadors and supporters in order to share the voices of the LGBTQIA+ community. For more information, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl LGBTQIA+ Supports: Equality for Children A campaign for equality for children of LGBT+ parents in Ireland. Insight Matters LGBTQIA+ Family owned counselling, psychotherapy and wellness centre. Contact 01 891 0703 | 085 203 1487 or info@insightmatters.ie Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) for support and information. For general queries you can contact keeva@teni.ie or office@teni.ie National LGBT Helpline 1890 929 539 (6.30pm-10.00pm) Transgender Family Support Line 01 907 3707 (6.00pm-9.00pm) LGBT.ie for online support, education and information BelongTo for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) support for young people in Ireland Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
33:35
June 17, 2021
S3 Ep2: Trans voices and the experience of stigma
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change as she welcomes this weeks guest Keeva Lilith Ferreyra-Carroll, the National Community Development Officer for TENI to speak about mental health issues and stigma within the trans community. For the month of June we will be joined by our partner organisations, ambassadors and supporters in order to share the voices of the LGBTQIA+ community. For more information, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl LGBTQIA+ Supports: Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) for support and information. For general queries you can contact keeva@teni.ie or office@teni.ie To hear more conversations from the voices of people from the trans community, tune into Lillith's podcast ConverSayTrans: https://tortoiseshack.ie/the-conversaytrans-podcast/ National LGBT Helpline 1890 929 539 (6.30pm-10.00pm) Transgender Family Support Line 01 907 3707 (6.00pm-9.00pm) LGBT.ie for online support, education and information BelongTo for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) support for young people in Ireland Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
33:28
June 10, 2021
S3 Ep1: LGBTQIA+ experiences and mental health stigma
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change as she welcomes this weeks guest Collette O'Regan from LGBT Ireland to speak about mental health issues and stigma in the LGBTQIA+ community. For the month of June we will be joined by our partner organisations, ambassadors and supporters in order to share the voices of the LGBTQIA+ community. For more information, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl LGBTQIA+ Supports: National LGBT Helpline 1890 929 539 (6.30pm-10.00pm) Transgender Family Support Line 01 907 3707 (6.00pm-9.00pm) LGBT.ie for online support, education and information Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) for support and information BelongTo for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI+) support for young people in Ireland Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
52:29
June 3, 2021
S2.5 Ep9: Nicola Wall and her experience with schizophrenia
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change as she introduces our other guest See Change Ambassador Nicola Wall. In this episode, Nicola shares with you her experience of living with schizophrenia along with having schizoaffective disorder. We want to thank you for listening to us and joining us for these very important conversations. Be sure to keep an eye on our social media for when season 3 drops. In the meantime, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
08:45
May 27, 2021
S2.5 Ep8: Bernadette Crawford and her experience with bipolar disorder
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change as she introduces our other guest See Change Ambassador Bernadette Crawford. In this episode, Bernadette shares with you her experience of living with bipolar disorder. We want to thank you for listening to us and joining us for these very important conversations. Be sure to keep an eye on our social media for when season 3 drops. In the meantime, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
09:15
May 20, 2021
S2.5 Ep7: Blessing Dada and her experience with obsessive compulsive disorder
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change as she introduces our other guest See Change Ambassador Blessing Dada. In this episode, Blessing shares with you her experience of living with obsessive compulsive disorder and how it is much more than what the public perceive it to be. We want to thank you for listening to us and joining us for these very important conversations. Be sure to keep an eye on our social media for when season 3 drops. In the meantime, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
06:54
May 13, 2021
S2.5 Ep6: Rick Rossiter and his experience with borderline personality disorder
-Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change as she introduces our other guest See Change Ambassador Rick Rossiter. In this episode, Rick shares with you his experience of living with borderline personality disorder and how it interacts with his bipolar disorder.  We want to thank you for listening to us and joining us for these very important conversations. Be sure to keep an eye on our social media for when season 3 drops. In the meantime, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
18:59
May 6, 2021
S2.5 Ep5: A conversation about anxiety
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change for a small conversation in between seasons. In this Episode, Barbara discusses experiencing anxiety as the country begins to gradually reopen and what the difference is between every day anxiety and anxiety disorders. For more information on returning to the workplace, visit our guide A New Reality: living with Covid-19. The pocket guide to returning to the workplace. We want to thank you for listening to us and joining us for these very important conversations. Be sure to keep an eye on our social media for when season 3 drops. In the meantime, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
10:27
April 29, 2021
S2.5 Ep4: Making Change
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change for a small conversation in between seasons. In this Episode, Barbara discusses change. The change we have made, what change looks like and why it important to make this change and continue to do so to end mental health stigma.  We want to thank you for listening to us and joining us for these very important conversations. Be sure to keep an eye on our social media for when season 3 drops. In the meantime, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
08:41
April 22, 2021
S2.5 Ep3: What does exclusion look like?
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Team Lead of See Change for a small conversation in between seasons. In this Episode, Barbara discusses exclusion in the context of mental health and mental illness. Looking at some examples of what exclusion can look like when experiencing a mental health issue.  We want to thank you for listening to us and joining us for these very important conversations. Be sure to keep an eye on our social media for when season 3 drops. In the meantime, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
09:11
April 15, 2021
S2.5 Ep2: Talking about discrimination
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Project Coordinator of See Change for a small conversation in between seasons. In this Episode, Barbara discusses discrimination in the context of mental health and mental illness. Looking at some of the behaviours and identify discriminating acts.  We want to thank you for listening to us and joining us for these very important conversations. Be sure to keep an eye on our social media for when season 3 drops. In the meantime, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
09:58
April 8, 2021
S2.5 Ep1: What is stigma? Breaking down public and self stigma.
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Project Coordinator of See Change for a small conversation in between seasons. In this Episode, Barbara breaks down mental health stigma by discussing what public stigma is and how this can develop into self stigma.  We want to thank you for listening to us and joining us for these very important conversations. Be sure to keep an eye on our social media for when season 3 drops. In the meantime, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma. T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
10:13
April 1, 2021
S2 E12: Season Finale Round-up
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week we are joined again by guest host Barbara Brennan, Project Coordinator of See Change. In this Episode, Barbara finishes up the season with a round up of previous discussions. Over the last 3 months, we have had the privilege of speaking to a variety of guests and we wanted to remind you of the great perspectives they shared with us.  We want to thank you for listening to us and joining us for these very important conversations. Be sure to keep an eye on our social media for when season 3 drops. In the meantime, visit seechange.ie for more information on mental health stigma.  T: seechangeirl                    F: SeeChangeIreland                         I: seechangeirl Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
11:18
March 25, 2021
S2 E11: Challenges Women Face in Mental Health
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it.  This week we are joined by guest host Barbara Brennan, Project Coordinator of See Change. In this Episode, Barbara discusses the Challenges women face in mental health, both personal and societally. Information in this episode was obtained from the NWCI Out Of Silence report which can be found here: nwci.ie/learn/publication/out_of_silence Helplines:  Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves.  Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org.  For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808.  To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
11:58
March 18, 2021
S2 E10: Women in History who Contributed to Mental Health
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it.  This week Abigail talks to Fiona Coyle, CEO of Mental Health Reform and Mary Hayes, Women’s Health Policy Officer at the National Women's Council of Ireland about Women in History who have made an impact to mental health in Ireland.  Helplines:  Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves.  Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org.  For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808.  To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
01:06:05
March 12, 2021
S2 E9: The Expectations of Women
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week Abigail talks to the amazing Ruchika Hassan, a See Change Ambassador and Michelle O Keeffe from the Parenting Institute all about the Expectations of Women. Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
01:14:36
March 4, 2021
S2 E8: The Impact of Open and Clear Communication
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail!  This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it.  This week Abigail talks to the amazing Holly Fehily, a See Change Ambassador and Martin Gillick, the Manager of Mental Health First Aid Ireland all about the impact of open and clear communication.  Helplines:  Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves.  Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress.  FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org.  For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808.  To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
40:10
February 25, 2021
S2 E7: Acts that show we Care
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week Abigail talks to the amazing Sandra Dillon, a See Change Ambassador and Tian Herbert, the Coordinator of Shine Resource Centre in Cork about Acts that show care. Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
01:01:06
February 18, 2021
S2 E6: The Importance Of Communicating our Needs
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week Abigail talks to the amazing Lucie Kavanagh, a See Change Ambassador and Rory Fitzgerald, the Regional Director for Samaritans in Ireland about Communicating our Needs. Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
01:01:23
February 11, 2021
S2 E5: Mindful Communication
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week Abigail talks to the amazing Barbara Brennan, the See Change Project Coordinator all about mindful communication. *This podcast involves discussions of suicide, if this is something you may find triggering please take that into account before listening* Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
50:23
February 4, 2021
S2 E4: Setting Goals With Compassion
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week Abigail talks to the amazing Life Coach Sarah Doyle from the Better Life Project all about Goal Setting. *This podcast involves discussions of body image, if this is something you may find triggering please take that into account before listening* Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
42:07
January 28, 2021
S2 E3: The Education of Self Care
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast created by See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week Abigail talks to See Change Ambassador Zoe Forde and Stephen McBride Director of Services from Aware all about the education of self care. Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
47:35
January 21, 2021
S2 E2: The importance of Self Care when managing a mental illness
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail!  This podcast in collaboration with See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it.  This week Abigail talks to See Change Ambassador Sinead Keating and Derek Pepper from Shine about why self care can be so important to those managing a mental illness.  Helplines:  Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves.  Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org.  For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808.  To avail of Shine Services contact phil@shine.ie or call 01 541 3715
01:00:01
January 14, 2021
S2 E1: Starting off the new year, self care and why there is a bit more to it.
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast in collaboration with See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week Abigail talks to See Change Ambassadors Claire Kane and Grace Coomey on the start of a new year and what self care looks like when experiencing a mental health difficulty. This discussion involves the topic of eating disorders. Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808. For eating disorder support call BodyWhys on (01) 2107906 or email alex@bodywhys.ie
47:03
January 7, 2021
S1-Ep5: A Week to See Change
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast in collaboration with See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week Abigail talks to Lord Mayor of Dublin, Hazel Chu and Lord Mayor of Cork, Joe Kavanagh as we finish this months Green Ribbon Campaign Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves or someone else. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808.
51:02
October 29, 2020
S1-Ep4: Behaviour and Impact
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail!  This podcast in collaboration with See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it.  This week Abigail talks to See Change Ambassador Rick Rossiter, an amazing advocate for Mental Health and the wonderful Edel Doran from First Fortnight, one of the wonderful See Change partners.  Helplines:  Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves or someone else.  Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org.  For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808.
44:34
October 22, 2020
S1-Ep3: The Feeling of Stigma
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast in collaboration with See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week Abigail talks to See Change Ambassador Lucie Kavanagh, an amazing advocate for Mental Health and the wonderful Louise O'Leary from St Patricks Mental Health Services, one of the wonderful See Change partners. Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves or someone else. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808.
54:56
October 15, 2020
S1-Ep2: Mental Health Discrimination and Language in the Workplace
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail!  This podcast in collaboration with See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it.  This week Abigail talks to See Change Ambassador Adrian Yeates, an amazing advocate for Mental Health and the wonderful Kara McGann from IBEC one of the wonderful See Change partners.  Helplines:  Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves or someone else. Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress. FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org. For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808.
01:04:18
October 8, 2020
S1-Ep1: Introducing the See Change Sessions with Alittlegail
Welcome to See Change Sessions with Alittlegail! This podcast in collaboration with See Change and hosted by Abigail McDonnell, is all about starting the conversation and breaking the stigma surrounding mental health and the difficulties that may come within it. This week Abigail talks to See Change Ambassador Jess Mc Caul @jesskadenise, an amazing advocate for Mental Health and the wonderful Shauna O Connor (Partner & Volunteer Support Officer), direct from the See Change office.  Helplines: Call 999 or 112 if you or someone you know is about to harm themselves or someone else.  Samaritans Free 24 hour listening service for anyone in distress.  FreePhone: 116 123 Email:  jo@samaritans.org.  For free 24/7 support in a crisis, free-text HELLO to 50808.
53:36
October 1, 2020