January 15, 2016

Bereaved family calls for dual mental health and addiction services
15/01/2016, Irish Times
Man sectioned several times but each time was released when psychiatrists said they could not help him as he was drinking
 
Minister Lynch turns the sod on new National Forensic Mental Health Hospital
14/01/2016, Irish Building Magazine
Minister for Mental Health, Social Care and Primary Care Kathleen Lynch has turned the sod on the new National Forensic Mental Health Service (NFMHS) hospital, which will be built on the site of St. Ita’s Hospital, Portrane.
 
Clinical Programme for eating disorders due
13/01/2015, Irish Medical Times
The HSE is developing a new National Clinical Programme for adults with eating disorders, and will appoint a Lead who will initially coordinate a development plan for the services.
 
Support of peers was key to recovery
12/01/2016, A Lust for Life
Over the recent past I have obtained and refined the knowledge to allow myself deal much more effectively with my own mental and emotional wellbeing. 
 
'You can recover and things do get better' says girl who recovered from Anorexia Nervosa
12/01/2016, Irish Independent
An Irish teenager has opened up about her struggle with Anorexia Nervosa, which took over her life for more than two years.

12 tips for checking in with a lo
ved one about their mental health

12/01/2016, A Lust for Life
Even if you’re very worried about a loved one’s mental health, it can be very daunting to think about broaching the subject with them. 

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