# mental-health - Friday 23 May, 2014
The HSA has been called in to examine the unit at UCHG after the death of a patient last week.
# mental-health - Thursday 22 May, 2014
Kathleen Lynch was responding to allegations from Fianna Fáil TD Colm Keaveney, who yesterday expressed alarm at the “rapid deterioration” of services at University Hospital Galway.
# mental-health - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
Though little research has been done in Ireland on postpartum depression past the 12 month mark, one expert said increased resourcing for public health nurses is key to tackling the problem.
Children’s charities have been critical of the lack of access to services for children who have been sexually abused, as the HSE does not have the specialist staff to treat them.
# mental-health - Monday 19 May, 2014
I’m beginning to understand myself, to accept that it’s OK to feel sad, to feel angry, to feel scared. Nobody is happy all the time.
This is despite the fact that investment was allocated for these jobs two years ago and demand is rising, with 2,943 children now waiting to see therapists.
# mental-health - Friday 16 May, 2014
Figures from Childline indicate children are more comfortable talking about mental health on the web, with 20 per cent of online contacts relating to this area.
# mental-health - Thursday 15 May, 2014
I felt trapped at times and constantly grieved the loss of the person I once knew, the happy life we once had and the many dreams we once shared.
Senator Rónán Mullen received information that 12 children and eight adults are currently getting psychiatric treatment outside of Ireland.
# mental-health - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
Mental health, rather than economic growth, may be one of the key factors in helping people return to work.
The judge in the murder trial will rule tomorrow on whether the athlete will be committed to one month of psychiatric tests.
# mental-health - Saturday 10 May, 2014
Alexandra Potter said she dreamed of playing for her county like her heroes Bernard Brogan and Stephen Cluxton, but Bulimia Nervosa soon took over.
# mental-health - Friday 9 May, 2014
Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.
The NHL experienced a mental health crisis in 2011.
# mental-health - Tuesday 6 May, 2014
In our haste to condemn all things Facebook and Twitter, let’s not forget they also present huge opportunities for realising we are not alone in our struggles.
# mental-health - Saturday 3 May, 2014
The Kilbeacanty club will honour the hurler who died last October.
# mental-health - Thursday 1 May, 2014
I have bipolar disorder and have been assigned a nurse to talk with. I have kept one promise from the first day I went to visit her: no lies, none.
The Green Ribbon campaign aims to get people talking about mental health and help break the stigma.
# mental-health - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
I have clinical depression and presented myself to hospital on my GP’s request. The doctor deemed me to be “stressed”, wrote me prescription and sent me home, alone.
# mental-health - Monday 28 April, 2014
This is the speech which was given by 17-year-old Conor McNally at the funeral today of his cousin, Glen Murphy McNally, who was found dead on Thursday.
A new survey has revealed that depression, stress, and burn out affects one-third of workers.
# mental-health - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
The packs allow users to tune their mental fitness while on the go thanks to a mental fitness app created by Inspire Ireland.
The structure of one ward was described as “not suitable for residents”.
# mental-health - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
57% of Irish employees believe being open about mental health would have a negative impact on their career prospects.
# mental-health - Sunday 20 April, 2014
One in 100 children have some form of autism, but what is it like for their parents?
# mental-health - Thursday 17 April, 2014
Negative and inaccurate depictions of those living with mental health problems has led to misunderstanding and fear, but there is hope on the horizon.
# mental-health - Monday 14 April, 2014
“I am successful, I work full time and live a life that I love – but it wasn’t always this way.”
# mental-health - Saturday 12 April, 2014
Looking after your mental health but want to keep it private. We ask, should it be hidden from your bank statements?
# mental-health - Saturday 5 April, 2014
A trio of resources that promote positive mental health among young people has been launched by SpunOut.ie and the National Office for Suicide Prevention.
# mental-health - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The mindset of a professional sportsperson can show us a lot about how to deal with depression, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.
FIFPro have released their latest findings after surveying over 180 active professional players.
The cartoons are aimed at promoting positive mental health.
# mental-health - Friday 28 March, 2014
The Engage programme from Turn2Me will comprise of eight weeks of free professional counselling
# mental-health - Tuesday 25 March, 2014
The new phone number will replace the existing low-call number as part of a change being brought in across Europe.
# mental-health - Saturday 22 March, 2014
The Garda Representative Association’s John Parker said he’d like to see new training modules for student gardaí on mental health issues rolled out to everyone on the force.
# mental-health - Friday 21 March, 2014
The first of a series of nationwide ‘listening’ meetings will take place in Dublin next week.
# mental-health - Wednesday 19 March, 2014
For years, my eating disorder controlled my life; no matter how thin I got, I wouldn’t be satisfied. It’s this symptom of anorexia that makes it so dangerous, writes Vicky Kavanagh.
# mental-health - Monday 17 March, 2014
Living with a mental illness means you sometimes lose your perspective and might not recognise the point at which you need help. To track this, I use a traffic light system, writes Fiona Kennedy.
# mental-health - Thursday 13 March, 2014
A strange thing happened in the world over the last 50 years: people began to believe that they should feel happy all the time, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.