# mental-health - Today’s News
# mental-health - Friday 17 May, 2013
Some of the world’s most successful companies are investing in mindfulness training for their employees to help them deal better with stress and workplace challenges, writes Joanne O’Malley
# mental-health - Monday 13 May, 2013
Ten of the patients have now returned to the hospital and police said the breakout must have been well planned.
# mental-health - Wednesday 8 May, 2013
Figures show that nearly 1,000 of those who contacted the suicide and self-harm crisis centre were aged between 25 and 44.
# mental-health - Friday 3 May, 2013
The boys, aged 15 and 13, died in separate incidents – with the high school workload reportedly to blame.
# mental-health - Tuesday 30 April, 2013
Console will provide a broad range of supports and services for those affected by or at risk of suicide.
# mental-health - Friday 26 April, 2013
Ireland’s first laughing championships is set to take place in Galway on 5 May, otherwise known as world laughter day.
# mental-health - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
Around 40,000 people in Ireland have bipolar disorder, but many were only diagnosed after experiencing symptoms for between 2 and 3 years.
# mental-health - Monday 22 April, 2013
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
# mental-health - Sunday 21 April, 2013
It’s part of modern life – but there are ways to let go…
# mental-health - Thursday 18 April, 2013
Anecdotal evidence in Ireland shows a link between the economic crisis growing suicide rates but a study in Greece has proved it. In fact, research results were worse than expected.
# mental-health - Thursday 11 April, 2013
Daily stress affects us all – these tips will help you on your way to being cool as a cucumber.
# mental-health - Saturday 6 April, 2013
Silver Linings Playbook is the latest movie to deal with issues surrounding mental health, but does cinema succeed in bringing these issues to the fore or are they more harmful than helpful, asks Darren Mooney.
# mental-health - Saturday 30 March, 2013
From alleviating anxiety to helping you to get more done, here’s 13 obvious and not-so-obvious boosts from exercise.
# mental-health - Friday 15 March, 2013
A new report said there has been a year-on-year increase in the use of physical restraint.
UK military personnel deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan with direct combat exposure were 53 per cent more likely to commit a violent offence than men serving in a non-combat role, according to the Lancet.
# mental-health - Tuesday 12 March, 2013
The Mental Health Commission has called for a review into the treatment that John Butler received in the months before he took the lives of his two daughters along with his own.
# mental-health - Monday 11 March, 2013
The training would mean that teachers could better deal with work colleagues who are experiencing mental health difficulties.
# mental-health - Thursday 7 March, 2013
# mental-health - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
Mental well-being is finally getting some of the attention it warrants – but the dark relationship between psychological health and alcohol continues to be largely ignored, writes Anne-Marie Flynn.
# mental-health - Thursday 28 February, 2013
The Health Minister was stuck in the lift with staff, press photographers and Minister Kathleen Lynch for at least 10 minutes earlier today.
Employers play a key role in tackling mental health writes Dr Kara McGann, who says in these tough economic times managers need to be pro-active and aware of the issues.
When I tell people I have a physical trainer, they think I must be stronger and fitter as a result of it – yet there is a stigma attached to attending a counsellor or psychologist, writes Tom Murphy.
# mental-health - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
Alan Quinlan, John Muldoon, Finian Hanley and Kevin Keane also feature in the “Who would you tell?” campaign.
# mental-health - Thursday 21 February, 2013
# mental-health - Tuesday 19 February, 2013
In a year when many families and communities lost a child or young person to suicide, it makes no sense that €29 million pledged to be spent on mental health was not used, writes Tanya Ward.
Mental health concerns are the number one reason why people contact its service.
# mental-health - Thursday 31 January, 2013
5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.
The survey found that bullying leads to a number of significant mental health challenges in primary schools.
The guidelines provide information to schools on how to address mental health promotion and suicide prevention.
# mental-health - Saturday 26 January, 2013
Suicide has touched so many families in Ireland – and its problems cannot be overcome alone, writes Seamus Hennessy.
Those with mental health problems do not deserve the indignities they suffer – but they have always been the poor relation in our system.
# mental-health - Wednesday 23 January, 2013
The cross-border Men’s Health Forum in Ireland also says self-harming is higher in males at some age grades.
# mental-health - Tuesday 22 January, 2013
The Dublin Samaritans service says one-in-three texts received in 2012 mentioned self-harm, a higher rate than calls or email.
# mental-health - Tuesday 15 January, 2013
A call to a Dublin radio station last week sparked debate over the public discussion of suicide, writes Derek Chambers. We should look at changing the conversation.
# mental-health - Friday 11 January, 2013
The committee asked representatives if they located the clinic across from a train station to encourage women from the Republic to travel there for abortions.
# mental-health - Monday 7 January, 2013
Mental health experts talk opendly and eloquently about Ireland’s experiences.
# mental-health - Sunday 6 January, 2013
The fund, which is being run by the Rehab Group, will help people to pursue careers in the arts over the next five years.
# mental-health - Thursday 3 January, 2013
Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.
# mental-health - Saturday 29 December, 2012
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.