August 12, 2016

09/08/2016, SpunOut.ie
Many people self harm as a coping mechanism to deal with intense or difficult emotions. You might not know why you or someone else self harms but that's ok. You can work with a mental health professional like a counsellor who can help you figure that out.
08/8/2016, TheIrishTimes.com
The Government says it will significantly strengthen protections for patients who are detained against their will in mental health institutions.
08/08/2016, TodayFM.com
It seems boys are now so worried about their body image, some are turning to steroid abuse and skipping meals.
09/08/2016, SpunOut.ie
Talking about mental health can be difficult but it doesn’t have to be. With a few simple steps striking up a conversation about your mental health can be made easier and doesn’t have to be the ordeal that you might think.
09/08/2016, TheNationalist.ie
More than 11,000 cases of self-harm presented at hospitals in Ireland in 2014. The figures from the National Suicide Research Foundation are being released as part of a new campaign to raise awareness about the issue.
09/08/2016, TheJournal.ie
The Bodywhys group has reported a 9% increase in helpline calls and a 19% increase in email contact from those aged 36-55.
11/08/2016, independent.ie
Irish Rugby international Luke Ambler has opened up about the devastating loss of his brother-in-law Andy, which inspired a mental campaign backed by stars including Ricky Gervais.
12/08/2016, IrishTimes.com
Music stars are helping move the conversation forward by publicly dealing with their demons and coming clean about depression, anxiety and addiction

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