July 17, 2015

Mental Health:
Study: Smartphones can provide depression gauge
Irish Examiner, 16-Jul-2015
According to findings reported in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, tracking the way we use our smartphones could be an effective method for diagnosing potential depression.

'Reach out' for help at Ravens talk
Fingal Independent, 14-Jul-2015
Adopting the GAA’s Mind Your Man campaign‘, Reaching Out’ is an event that aims to promote positive mental health, as well an encouraging initiatives to help children and young people look after their mental health.

Campus therapy up 300% for college students
Irish Examiner, 13-Jul-2015
The number of college students seeking counselling has hit a record high as waiting lists take their toll on an already overstretched and under resourced support service.
 
Suicide
New Midlands Suicide Bereavement Liaison support service launch
Offaly Topic, 16-July-2015
A new suicide bereavement liaison support service has been developed in the HSE Midland area for individuals and families who have been bereaved by suicide.
 
Neville welcomes national suicide strategy
Weekly Observer, 15-July-2015
Deputy Dan Neille welcomed the report on Connecting for Life: Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce suicide and raised the contents of the report with the Minister for Health in the Dáil.
 
It's OK not to feel OK, and it's absolutely OK to ask for help
Garda Review,15-Jul-2015
Noel Mostyn writes about the success of the cycle against suicide programme and activities which helped to raise awareness of suicide nationwide.

Tackling suicide is Cork County Mayor's priority
Evening Echo, 11-Jul-2015
Suicide prevention and bereavement support is a priority for the newly elected Mayor of Cork County. 

 

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