# mental-health - Friday 19 December, 2014
The “unpleasant” area is described as being “very small and concreted” with a “rusting shed for shelter”.
# mental-health - Sunday 14 December, 2014
Opinion: Messages like this shouldn’t be given to patients – depression isn’t an ‘embarrassing problem’
I came across this poster just last week in a GP waiting room and have to admit I was shocked, and so incredibly disappointed.
# mental-health - Friday 12 December, 2014
‘Finally, I have an appointment with a psychologist… 294 days after being discharged from the hospital’
Nine and a half months for an appointment? I, like many others with varying medical issues, have been failed by the very system that I have been contributing to.
# mental-health - Monday 8 December, 2014
18 clubs, including Castleblayney Faughs, currently participate in the GAA Healthy Club Project.
# mental-health - Sunday 7 December, 2014
It has taken me a long time not to see myself as a ‘failure’ for having this illness.
# mental-health - Tuesday 2 December, 2014
The Irish cricketer was diagnosed with depression almost three years ago.
# mental-health - Saturday 29 November, 2014
This could be great news for the HSE.
The Mental Health Minister said occasionally wards would be full when beds were free.
# mental-health - Friday 28 November, 2014
Detention in special care is for the child’s own welfare and protection.
# mental-health - Thursday 27 November, 2014
The Health Minister also ruled out a General Election in 2015.
Suicide is the most preventable cause of death if people will talk and we can listen.
A talk is taking place in Dublin tonight on ‘Understanding the Suicidal Mind’.
# mental-health - Sunday 23 November, 2014
I know I am too scared to tell people what’s really going on. I’m scared of what they will think.
# mental-health - Wednesday 19 November, 2014
A new study shows the benefit of learning coping strategies.
# mental-health - Monday 10 November, 2014
The tour was cancelled following the suicide of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott.
The Carlow footballer has opened up about his battle with borderline personality disorder, a battle that he continues to fight.
The international soccer player took his own life in 2009.
# mental-health - Wednesday 5 November, 2014
The ‘Radar’ app allows users to monitor people they follow on Twitter.
# mental-health - Monday 3 November, 2014
Ruth McCabe talks to Ear to the Ground about her husband’s suicide.
# mental-health - Friday 31 October, 2014
There was a vacancy in a children’s ward, but staff were unaware of it.
# mental-health - Friday 24 October, 2014
Don’t worry though, he won’t be running with an actual child on his shoulders.
# mental-health - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
I hope I did the right thing in that situation. To tell you the truth, I haven’t really slept properly since.
# mental-health - Thursday 16 October, 2014
Colin Regan, the GAA’s Community & Health manager, speaks on the sporting lessons we can take from mental health week.
# mental-health - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
€35 million is being ring-fenced for the area as part of Budget 2015, but organisations are concerned that’s still €15 million short of what should be spent.
# mental-health - Monday 13 October, 2014
Her nine-year-old twins Thomas and Paddy were killed in the family home on 4 September.
# mental-health - Friday 10 October, 2014
The breach in recommended practice took place at a hospital in Laois.
The Health Research Board released the figures today.
Professor Brendan Kelly made the comment as a new report into mental health in Europe is released.
Some great strides have been made in this country in recent years to tackle mental health issues, but let’s make sure all people in society are cared for.
It’s the little things, eh?
Men “tend to suffer in silence, or stubbornness”, the Taoiseach said today.
# mental-health - Thursday 9 October, 2014
Ireland has the 4th highest rate of suicide among 15-19 year olds in the EU.
# mental-health - Wednesday 8 October, 2014
10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.
# mental-health - Tuesday 7 October, 2014
The pop-up radio station is live all this week.
# mental-health - Sunday 5 October, 2014
Positive mental health is a journey – sometimes enlightening, sometimes challenging, but most definitely worthwhile.
The expert group are due to give their report to the minister soon.
# mental-health - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
A breakthrough in research in the US suggests that depression could soon by diagnosed via a blood test.
The body of a 15-year-old girl was found in south Dublin yesterday.
# mental-health - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
A previous report found that 25% of deaths had not been reported correctly.
# mental-health - Sunday 28 September, 2014
Death is an inevitable part of life – but suicide is not. We all need to arm ourselves with the skills to intervene and assist people when they need help.