# mental-health - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
A study looking at India found those that had community care had reduced psychotic symptoms.
# mental-health - Monday 24 February, 2014
We need to understand that an eating disorder is a person’s coping mechanism, not an issue about their weight, writes Louise Dolphin.
# mental-health - Thursday 20 February, 2014
The 22-bed unit is due to be closed, with the acute unit in Galway increasing its capacity.
# mental-health - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
It is reported that up to 150 people attended the protest, and that an agreement was made over the removal of five beds.
# mental-health - Friday 14 February, 2014
This morning, TDs Denis Naughton and Colm Keaveney and Senator Michael Mullins were refused access to the unit. The HSE says repairs were carried out yesterday on the unit.
A recent report revealed that 136 footballers have suffered from issues such as depression in the past year.
The mutation can increase the risk of schizophrenia or bipolar disorder up to ten-fold.
# mental-health - Thursday 13 February, 2014
A report published today shows 42 per cent have been waiting more than six months to be seen.
# mental-health - Monday 10 February, 2014
The biggest learning curve my husband and I have taken from my mental health problems is that without communication, depression will win, writes Fiona Kennedy.
# mental-health - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
A new study being undertaken by researchers in Trinity College is trying to find out…
# mental-health - Thursday 30 January, 2014
Figures obtained by Fianna Fáil’s Colm Keaveney shows that 24 posts have been filled out of 79 specifically allocated for children.
# mental-health - Tuesday 28 January, 2014
At any one time, one in four people in Irish hospitals suffer from dementia, with their care costing the state €21 million a year.
# mental-health - Monday 27 January, 2014
The former Cork hurler, a pioneer for addressing mental health issues, has opened up about his sexuality in a new blog post.
# mental-health - Saturday 25 January, 2014
I work full time, I have young kids, and I also have a mental illness. Living with depression is never going to be easy but I’m getting better – and that’s because I’m being open and unashamed about it, writes Fiona Kennedy.
Trying to get lots of people to share their stories about depression was tougher than Gary Hanrahan had ever expected.
# mental-health - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
The phoneline, which began as Tel-A-Friend in 1974, offers support and a listening ear to members of the LGBT community.
# mental-health - Monday 13 January, 2014
The service also saw an increase of 46 per cent in email enquiries in 2013.
# mental-health - Sunday 12 January, 2014
Monday 30 December was the busiest day, while volunteers took 520 calls on Christmas Day.
# mental-health - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
A new study also looked at trauma rates, and found that traumatic incidents were under-reported in some cases.
Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.
# mental-health - Thursday 2 January, 2014
First Fortnight is an arts festival that wants to encourage us to think and talk about mental health. Here’s how.
# mental-health - Wednesday 25 December, 2013
A controlled trial saw that a small investment led to big benefits for building confidence and reducing isolation.
# mental-health - Monday 23 December, 2013
Sometimes people call Samaritans at Christmas who might never normally do so. It could be the first Christmas they are bereaved, the could feel isolated, or they could have major money worries. We’re there to listen.
Study recommended that awareness of mental health issues be particularly targeted at young male teens.
# mental-health - Saturday 21 December, 2013
Is enough being done to help out TDs and Senators cope with the abuse they receive and the difficult cases they have to deal with in their constituencies? TheJournal.ie takes a look.
# mental-health - Thursday 19 December, 2013
It has been a brutal, punishing year for many people across this country. As we enter a new year, let’s focus on one another again and take the responsibility to lead others through this darkness and out the other side, writes Gareth O’Callaghan.
# mental-health - Wednesday 18 December, 2013
“Fantasy” is how the Minister of State described claims she threatened to resign over mental health funding.
# mental-health - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
The GPA has announced the latest figures, but says there is more work to be done in 2014.
One mental health charity has seen a 20 per cent jump in visits to its site in December alone.
# mental-health - Friday 13 December, 2013
The “rules” and maschismo that so many boys learn early in life has created a stifling idea of what it means to be a man. But we don’t need to be bound by these narrow ideas, writes Carlos Andrés Gómez.
# mental-health - Wednesday 11 December, 2013
Drug use by friends, low self-esteem, and higher levels of anxiety are all associated with self-harm in teenagers.
Vice President Joe Biden made the announcement as he met with families of children killed in the Newtown school shooting.
# mental-health - Monday 9 December, 2013
The junior health minister was reported in yesterday’s Sunday Business Post to have threatened to quit the government at a meeting over a fortnight ago.
# mental-health - Friday 6 December, 2013
The Hug For Life initiative is hoping that people will wear jewellery that shows that they’re willing to offer a listening ear.
# mental-health - Thursday 5 December, 2013
Alzheimer’s Disease International say to 135 million people globally will suffer from the disease by 2050.
People put a lot of pressure on themselves over Christmas, and the emphasis on making everything ‘perfect’ makes many feel inadequate, alone, or unable to cope. But there are ways to avoid anxiety, writes Ciaran Behan.
# mental-health - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
The clip won the top prize in ReachOut.com’s film competition.
# mental-health - Sunday 1 December, 2013
The mother of the child has now launched a legal battle.
# mental-health - Saturday 30 November, 2013
One in four Irish people experience mental health issues – campaign asks that people commit to provide support to someone they know who might need it.