July 13, 2012
Irish Examiner (Friday, 13 July 2012)
A Think Big mental health poster inspired 17-year-old Ethan Lawlor to start a 'happiness campaign' that culminates this weekend with a gig at the Connolly's of Leap pub, Cork band.
Irish Times (Friday, 13 July 2012)
The Inspire a Generation scheme invites interested parties to create a short film or animation that explores mental health issues in a positive way.
Irish Examiner (Thursday, 12 July 2012)
The ICA has joined forces with Suicide or Survive (SOS) to tackle mental health issues in Ireland.
Metro Herald (Monday, 09 July 2012)
All this week we are showcasing some of the current Think Big project participants and some of their fantastic project ideas.
Mental Health Problems
Alive (Wednesday, 11 July 2012)
John Waters has questioned what he called "the latest reported act of censorship by RTE" which removed » one- minute religious broadcast from its website in response to criticism by "expert" Dr. Harry Barry.
Mental Health Service
Irish Independent (Thursday, 12 July 2012)
The plight of children at risk, people with mental-health difficulties, elders open to abuse and other vulnerable citizens cannot just come down to where Dr Reilly ultimately chooses to use his scalpel, under pressure from the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.
Irish Times (Thursday, 12 July 2012)
The number of suicides registered in Ireland rose to 525 in 2011, an increase of 7 per cent on the previous year, according to data from the Central Statistics Office.
Irish Farmers Journal (Saturday, 14 July 2012)
The issue of suicide in farming communities is the focus of a major new study re- leased by UCD and Teagasc.
Donegal Peoples Press (Tuesday, 10 July 2012)
The newly-formed GRASP for Life Foundation is founded on the premise that the educational aspect of suicide coupled with crisis intervention is vital in the prevention of suicide
Irish Times (Tuesday, 10 July 2012)
Only one in ten European children upset by something witnessed online will report it through an online reporting mechanism.
City Wide News (Friday, 20 July 2012)
Pieta House's primary annual fundraiser – Darkness into Light has won the Best Event Award at the Irish Fundraising Awards 2012.