October 1, 2014

Mental Health

12 apps to help you stay mindful
Irish Independent, 25-Sep-2014
A growing number of apps are targeting concepts such as mindfulness and mental health. Here is a selection of apps dedicated to the task.
National Mental Health Conference to Challenge Stigma in Monaghan
Northern Standard, 25-Sep-2014
The latest developments and approaches in removing mental health stigma and raising awareness about the recovery approach will be featured at the second National Mental Health Conference on Destigmatisation and Recovery on World Mental Health Day.
Mental health week in pipeline
Clondalkin Gazette, 25-Sep-2014
Dublin County Council has agreed to promote mental health and well-being amongst the entire local authority and within its local economic and community plan.
Midlands Rugby Tak1es Youth Mental Health
Tullamore Tribune, 25-Sep-2014
Midlands Rugby to launch a series of youth mental health seminars for rugby clubs for coaches, trainers and parents to gain a better understanding of the issues involved in youth mental health.
New developments in Donegal Mental Health Service as construction on new centre nears completion
Donegal Peoples Press, 29-Sep-2014
A number of new developments are planned for Donegal Mental Health services in 2014 in keeping with A Vision for Change.

Irish Daily STAR, 01-Oct-2014
As part of the new Plan to Protect campaign, experts are encouraging the Irish public to follow five guidelines for supporting their mental health.

Help teens beat the blues
Southside People, 01-Oct-2014
A new fundraiser was launched last week with an appeal for funds to help schools set up a programme to combat mental health issues.
RTE Guide, 04-Oct-2014
Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from Monday, October 6 to Friday, October 10and this year will include the country's first digital pop-up radio station.
Womans Way, 06-Oct-2014
One in seven adults in Ireland will have experienced a mental health difficulty in the last year. Every day, someone seeks support for their mental health from their GP, a helpline or a counsellor.


 'Sobering revelations' on suicide among farmers
Kerrys Eye, 25-Sep-2014
The ICMSA Survey published this week reveals that more than half of farmers who responded confirmed that they have suffered direct experience of suicide.
How a suicide survivor inspired a Dublin band
Southside People, 01-Oct-2014
An American man who survived a suicide attempt has teamed up with a Southside band in a bid to help tackle the crisis in this country.