June 12, 2015
Irish Medical Times,11-June-2015
9 years after the publication of the Government’s mental helath policy ‘A vision for Change’, just over half the recommended number of psychiatry of old age community mental health teams, are in place.
The number of young people seeking help from an online support group for an eating disorder increased by over 80% last year.
Neurofeedback is a relatively unknown technique that trains the brain to function more efficiently. Katie Byrne discusses the procedure and the possible benefits it can have on mental health.
Only one in every 20 people worldwide had no health problems in 2013, a major new analysis has revealed.
Irish Examiner, 08-June-2015
Mental health counselling is being arranged for members of the Oireachtas and their staff by See Change, a network of organisations that promote mental health awareness.
Evening Echo, 06-Jun-2015
MEP Liadh Ní Riada has called for a “movement for improved mental health services”, following a visit of a delegation to the European Parliament.
Galway City Tribune, 05-Jun-2015
Concerns over the safety of psychiatric nurses at University Hospital Galway due to inadequate staffing levels, has been resolved following resumed talks in the Labour Relations Commission (LRC).
The Irish singer has supported the campaign by Dublin taxi drivers to raise awareness of the high number of suicides among taxi drivers in the city.