May 22, 2015

Mental Health 

LRC psychiatric unit mediation rejected
Irish Examiner, 20-May-2015
The opening of a €15m psychiatric facility in Cork has received another major setback after nurses last night unanimously rejected proposals by the Labour Relations.

Irish dads suffering from the baby blues are often side-lined by health care professionals new research reveals, 19-May-2015
According to new research, 10 per cent of men develop depression when they became fathers; this can continue beyond the first 12 months of fatherhood.

Bouncing back after… Depression
Irish Examiner, 19-May-2015
Suzanne Harrington talks about coping with depression, mindfulness and building up tools of resilience.

Let's Talk 
Irish Farmers Journal,16-May-2015
Over 500,000 green ribbons were distributed nationwide as part of the See Change campaign to encourage people to talk about mental health.

Long-term depression ups stroke risk
Irish Heath, 15-May-2015
Some 16,100 people aged 50 and older, took part in a 12-year study which looked at the relationship between long term depression and risk of stroke.
Learn how to identify and deal with stress
Galway City Tribune, 15-May-2015
Dr John Ryan talks about the importance of stress management and how it can impact your physical and mental health.

Maynooth 'Darkness into Light' participants met with bird song
Liffey Champion, 16-May-2015
More than 2,000 people crossed the finish line for Maynooth's first 'Darkness into Light' run in aid of Pieta House.