Shane Carthy on his recovery from depression

Called up the Dublin senior panel at the age of 18, involved in an all Ireland winning team. From the outside looking in it seem like Shane was living a great life achieving the highest status in his sport but behind the scenes Shane was battling with himself everyday. He was suffering from depression and after a few years of putting up the front of "I'm fine" he knew that something needed to change.

This is Shane's story:

Don't be afraid or ashamed to ask for help.

It can be so hard to reach out and ask for help when you don't understand yourself what is going on. But as Shane says this was the foundations to his recovery. Reaching out and telling someone that something was wrong. From there you can get the help you need and start to join the dots and piece together that is going on.

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