September 23, 2016

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20/09/2016, Independent.ie
Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine – this is the name of the mural painted by artist Joe Caslin as part of the Waterford Walls International Street Art festival.
Mental Health:
22/09/2016, IrishExaminer.com
A major shift in the way people with mental illness are handled in the criminal justice system has been recommended by officials in the departments of health and justice and the gardaí.
21/09/2016, Independent.ie
A total of 88pc of parents believe they could benefit from mental health of wellbeing training, a survey has found.
18/09/2016,LimerickLeader.ie
Former Limerick Minor and U21 Hurler, Owen Webb O'Rourke speaks about his mental health difficulties and encourages others to seek help.
 
17/09/2016, TheJournal.ie
The CEO of the Psychological Society of Ireland gives practical tips on how to encourage positive mental well-being.

Suicide:
22/09/2016, CorkIndependent.com
“When we look at the stats, Cork has the highest rate of suicides, for a long time.” These were the words of Martin Ryan, HSE Suicide Resource Officer at the launch of a plan aiming to reducing the levels of suicide and self-harm in Cork city.
18/09/2016, IrishTimes.com
Provide a safe haven for your child, avoid harsh criticism, and watch out for signs of depression.

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