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, 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, 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.


One in three of homeless people attempted suicide, 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', 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.