October 9, 2015

Mental Health

Mental health initiative the best learning tool ‘in years’

Irishexaminer.com, 08-10-15

A new mental health initiative aimed at secondary school students is being hailed by psychologists as the best piece of experiential learning “in years”.

Pop-up radio station to trigger mental health focus

Irishexaminer.com, 08-10-15

Pop up radio station encourages listeners to talk about mental health. 

Study links asthma to higher rates of depression

Irishexaminer.com, 07-10-15

The debilitating effect of asthma on physical and mental health is captured in a new study which found that three out of five adults with the condition experience depressive symptoms.

Why I have joined my local Men's Shed

Independent.ie, 07-10-15,

They tended to associate Men's Sheds as solely for people who suffered from depression or isolation or whatever. Nothing could be further from the truth. 

Una Butler and Elber Twomey Launch Mental Health Week

Tv3.ie, 05-10-15,

Ireland Am 'Time to Talk' campaign encourages being open about mental illnesses.

Everybody Hurts

Hot Press, 04-10-15

"Every person is constantly maintaining their mental health” Kevin Nolan writes about his own journey with mental health.

It’s good to talk

www.alustforlife.com, 02-10-15

Dr. Ciara Kelly highlights the importance of talking about mental health.

Battling the Blues

Irish Examiner, 02-10-15

Arlene Harris talk about how up to 10-12% of women can develop post-natal depression.



Suicide and schools: it’s okay to talk about it

Irishtimes.com, 05-10-15

A new national suicide strategy to tackle mental health in schools is a step forward, but experts say there is an urgent need for dedicated counselling services.