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    Liveline Tuesday 26 May 2015

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    John is in his sixties.  He lived with his parents until they passed away.  They were old school, they went to their grave not knowing that he was gay.  He felt he couldn’t tell them.  He developed psychiatric problems including OCD, depression and hoarding.    The referendum is far too late for him he believes.  He only came out in his fifties.  Feels being gay wrecked his life. 

    Several of john’s neighbours phoned in to say how brilliant a neighbour he is. 

    Other callers spoke about their mental health issues and gave some advice to John on the help out there.

    If you have been affected by any of the issues on today's show here are some helplines:-

    Suicideorsurvie.ie - 1890 577 577

    Yourmentalhealth.ie    (Little things campaign)

    Gayswitchboard.ie   - 018721055

    Aware.ie  - 1890 303 302

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    John spoke about his experience of coming out as gay late in life...

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