September 25, 2015

Mental Health

Donegal 'Read Your Mind' Mental Health Awareness Project Launched

Donegal News, 23-Sep-15

Donegal 'Read Your Mind' mental health awareness project has been launched

Students’ Union unite to support IADT #LendAHand campaign

Sin.ie, 24-Sep-15

IADT Student Union's ?#LendAHand campaign aims to promote support for those living with with mental health difficulties. People can join in by writing a message of support on their hand and sharing it on social media with the hashstag #LendAHand.

GAA urged to do more on mental health

Irish Examiner, 21-Sep-15

The GAA has been urged to increase efforts to help young players battling with mental health issues. 

Farmers are least likely to talk about stress or depression, finds study

Newstalk.com, 18-Sep-15

Study finds 25% of farmers would have difficulty talking about stress or depression, compared with 14% of people living in urban areas.

Suicide

One in three of homeless people attempted suicide

Independent.ie, 24-Sep-15

"When compared to a similar survey in 1997 and 2005, the homeless are now more likely to be diagnosed with ill health".

Restrict access to 'suicide hotspots'

Irishhealth.com, 23-Sep-15

Restricting access to known ‘suicide hotspots' could reduce the number of deaths at these sites by over 90%, a new study has found.

 

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