November 13, 2015

Orthorexia Nervosa 
Womans Way, 17-11-2015
In a time when women are bombarded with images of the ‘perfect’ female body, our teens’ self-esteem is a big worry for mums.

Over one-third of students feel down every day 
Irish Independent, 10-11-2015
More than one-third of Irish students feel down every day and most of them find -comfort in eating, according to new figures from the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). 

Talking about mental health
Irish Farmers Journal, 9-11-2015
David Kerr talks about his battle with depression and why farmers need to talk about their mental health more often, writes Áine Hennessy  

Maurice Shanahan reveals extent of struggle against depression
Irish Examiner, 8-11-2015
Waterford hurler Maurice Shanahan has opened up on his battle with depression, revealing how his life was “nearly taken” last year.

Alan Quinlan: Sport’s attitude to mental health is changing
The 42, 7-11-2015
Sport, and people’s attitudes towards it, constantly changes. One area where there has been a conspicuous shift, particularly in Irish sport, over the last few years, is in relation to mental health.

Ethnic needs in mental health for members of the Traveller community
Irish Examiner, 29-10-2015
Mental health services should have ethnic or cultural identifiers for members of the Traveller community to help deal with problems including high suicide rates, according to an expert committee which looked at the issue.