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# help - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Are you trying to quit smoking? Check out these Quit Heroes and get inspired
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# Sponsored By HSE

Are you trying to quit smoking? Check out these Quit Heroes and get inspired

Oct 28th 2015, 10:34 AM 17,379 Views 28 Comments

Anyone can quit smoking with the right support and information. Share your story.

# help - Friday 23 October, 2015

'My illness does not define my relationship. I have schizophrenia and he loves me for who I am'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'My illness does not define my relationship. I have schizophrenia and he loves me for who I am'

Oct 23rd 2015, 9:00 PM 1,539 Views 27 Comments

Nicola Hynds says her relationship is the same as any other, but because of her struggles with her mental health, she has to deal with the stigma.

# help - Friday 16 October, 2015

Conor McGregor to donate €50,000 in aid of homeless crisis in Ireland
# Help
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# Help

Conor McGregor to donate €50,000 in aid of homeless crisis in Ireland

Oct 16th 2015, 1:38 PM 25,708 Views 63 Comments

The UFC star will appear alongside teammates at the Wright Venue in Dublin.

# help - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

'Nothing else seemed to matter when she died. I didn't understand why God would take our little girl?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Nothing else seemed to matter when she died. I didn't understand why God would take our little girl?'

Oct 14th 2015, 8:28 PM 846 Views 35 Comments

Michael McEnery provides a personal and heartfelt account of the loss of his young daughter Annabel to cancer. Here he talks about how he and his family got through such a horrific ordeal.

# help - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Living on pot noodles and cereal: 'It's hard living out of bags in one hotel room with your children'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Living on pot noodles and cereal: 'It's hard living out of bags in one hotel room with your children'

Oct 1st 2015, 4:54 PM 316 Views 84 Comments

Families on the streets, living in hotel rooms and living on next to nothing – this is happening every day in this country and it needs to end, writes Rory Hearne.

# help - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Short of breath? Have trouble sleeping and feel uneasy? You could have an anxiety disorder
# Column
# Column

Short of breath? Have trouble sleeping and feel uneasy? You could have an anxiety disorder

Sep 30th 2015, 5:59 PM 176,092 Views 87 Comments

We all have anxiety in our lives but when it interferes with your ability to lead a normal life it becomes a disorder, writes psychologist Leticia Gavin.

# help - Sunday 13 September, 2015

This man has been missing since August - have you seen him?
# Appeal
# Appeal

This man has been missing since August - have you seen him?

Sep 13th 2015, 12:25 PM 34,294 Views 15 Comments

Joseph McCauley was last seen on Sunday 30 August wearing a navy Berghaus fleece, blue jeans and grey Nike trainers.

# help - Saturday 12 September, 2015

'We are people sharing the same sky': Hundreds rally in Dublin to support refugees
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

'We are people sharing the same sky': Hundreds rally in Dublin to support refugees

Sep 12th 2015, 3:37 PM 19,199 Views 315 Comments

Thousands of people around the world attended rallies to urge governments to do more.

# help - Thursday 3 September, 2015

'My kids were the most beautiful children in the world'
# Crisis
# Crisis

'My kids were the most beautiful children in the world'

Sep 3rd 2015, 8:45 PM 39,232 Views 210 Comments

The photo of Aylan’s lifeless body washed ashore in Turkey has made front pages around the world.

# help - Sunday 30 August, 2015

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point
# Lesbos
# Lesbos

'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

Aug 30th 2015, 7:45 AM 18,253 Views 89 Comments

The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

# help - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Here's what worried users of Ashley Madison have been saying since the hack
# Bricking It
# Bricking It

Here's what worried users of Ashley Madison have been saying since the hack

Aug 25th 2015, 1:00 PM 26,184 Views 25 Comments

An online security expert say he’s been inundated with questions since the breach.

# help - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Rosie O'Donnell's daughter has been found safe
# USA
# USA

Rosie O'Donnell's daughter has been found safe

Aug 19th 2015, 7:58 AM 27,319 Views 12 Comments

She is currently in police custody, said the the TV host.

# help - Monday 17 August, 2015

Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today
# Coastguard
# Coastguard

Search for missing fisherman swept off Kerry rocks to resume today

Aug 17th 2015, 9:56 AM 9,207 Views 7 Comments

The Chinese man was on fishing from some rocks when a rogue wave swept him out to sea.

# help - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Man overhears teenagers making fun of elderly stranger's house, recruits his friends to do it up
# Lick Of Paint
# Lick Of Paint

Man overhears teenagers making fun of elderly stranger's house, recruits his friends to do it up

Aug 11th 2015, 9:15 PM 38,441 Views 22 Comments

Faith in humanity restored.

# help - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Gardaí appeal for help in finding man missing for a week
# Waterford
# Waterford

Gardaí appeal for help in finding man missing for a week

Jul 11th 2015, 5:25 PM 17,497 Views 4 Comments

Liam Roberts was last seen on 4 July.

# help - Monday 6 July, 2015

# help - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Erin Brockovich tells Berkeley families it's her "duty" to offer them assistance
# Justice
# Justice

Erin Brockovich tells Berkeley families it's her "duty" to offer them assistance

Jun 24th 2015, 4:08 PM 33,334 Views 22 Comments

“No words from me or anybody else can ease their pain.”

# help - Monday 8 June, 2015

'An eating disorder is often an incredibly isolating experience'
# Bodywhys
# Bodywhys

'An eating disorder is often an incredibly isolating experience'

Jun 8th 2015, 12:15 PM 6,679 Views 3 Comments

Most people seeking help have been unwell for over a decade.

# help - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Just how much of an impact do volunteers have on the communities they help?
# Help
# Help

Just how much of an impact do volunteers have on the communities they help?

Jun 2nd 2015, 6:10 AM 9,240 Views 32 Comments

A new study has looked at this in detail.

# help - Saturday 4 April, 2015

Tips to keep your mental health in check while dealing with cancer

Tips to keep your mental health in check while dealing with cancer

Apr 4th 2015, 10:30 AM 11,643 Views 12 Comments

The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) has devised 10 tips on how to best cope with a diagnosis of cancer.

# help - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Cadbury's workers who lost their jobs to get help from government group
# Cuts
# Cuts

Cadbury's workers who lost their jobs to get help from government group

Mar 3rd 2015, 6:07 PM 8,544 Views 15 Comments

The job losses are part of an overall restructuring of Mondelez’s operations in Ireland.

# help - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Have you seen Marian Power? She was last seen in Lucan yesterday morning
# Missing
# Missing

Have you seen Marian Power? She was last seen in Lucan yesterday morning

Jan 13th 2015, 8:49 AM 10,183 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí are appealing to the public for help in tracing her whereabouts.

# help - Friday 26 December, 2014

Christmas Day at Childline: 1,208 calls and messages over just 24 hours
# Vital Help
# Vital Help

Christmas Day at Childline: 1,208 calls and messages over just 24 hours

Dec 26th 2014, 9:46 AM 10,378 Views 13 Comments

The charity had warned it would have to close its nighttime service — but a funding deal means it will now be able to stay open round-the-clock.

Do we legally have to stop and help someone in danger?
# Tugce Albayrak
# Tugce Albayrak

Do we legally have to stop and help someone in danger?

Dec 26th 2014, 7:15 AM 16,344 Views 10 Comments

Right now, not really.

# help - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Shannon Quaid found safe and well
# Dublin
# Dublin

Shannon Quaid found safe and well

Dec 20th 2014, 5:57 PM 28,495 Views 11 Comments

She had been missing from the Glencullen area.

# help - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone
# Burials
# Burials

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone

Nov 25th 2014, 3:36 PM 5,398 Views 2 Comments

Proper burials of the dead is preserving the dignity of the deceased.

# help - Friday 21 November, 2014

Irish people seem to trust the judges and the legal system...
# Greco
# Greco

Irish people seem to trust the judges and the legal system...

Nov 21st 2014, 11:02 AM 9,798 Views 47 Comments

… although politicians, not so much.

# help - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Mother of drug addict explains how support group 'made me feel like I wasn't the only one heartbroken'
# Addiction
# Addiction

Mother of drug addict explains how support group 'made me feel like I wasn't the only one heartbroken'

Nov 2nd 2014, 8:30 AM 16,830 Views 10 Comments

Anne’s son has been battling addiction for 27 years.

# help - Saturday 1 November, 2014

From the streets of Thailand to a living room in Ireland: One dog's story
# Three Legged Miracle
# Three Legged Miracle

From the streets of Thailand to a living room in Ireland: One dog's story

Nov 1st 2014, 9:00 AM 11,353 Views 23 Comments

Chaya escaped abduction into the dog-meat market when she was adopted by Deirdre McDonnell

# help - Friday 24 October, 2014

Local GAA club offer hand of friendship to Orange Lodge after vicious arson attack
# Donegal
# Donegal

Local GAA club offer hand of friendship to Orange Lodge after vicious arson attack

Oct 24th 2014, 10:59 AM 12,668 Views 90 Comments

The Naomh Comcille GAA club has offered their facilities to the Newtowncunningham Orange Lodge after their hall was burnt down last month.

# help - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues
# Treatment
# Treatment

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

Oct 8th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,662 Views 27 Comments

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

# help - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

'Upbeat' radio station aims to start positive conversation about mental health
# Listen Up
# Listen Up

'Upbeat' radio station aims to start positive conversation about mental health

Oct 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,722 Views 14 Comments

The pop-up radio station is live all this week.

# help - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Demand on family resource centres increases by 50% despite funding cuts
# Family Supports
# Family Supports

Demand on family resource centres increases by 50% despite funding cuts

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:55 AM 3,039 Views 1 Comment

Since 2008, FRCs have had their funding frozen and faced cuts every year.

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone
# Reaching Epidemic
# Reaching Epidemic

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:26 AM 3,884 Views 8 Comments

New cases being recorded are doubling every few weeks.

# help - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Direct provision protest in Cork ends after ten days
# Residents
# Residents

Direct provision protest in Cork ends after ten days

Sep 25th 2014, 7:54 AM 4,909 Views 33 Comments

An agreement between residents and management on living conditions has been made.

# help - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

A Week in the Family Court: 'Last night he kicked my door in. I live in total fear of my son'
# Family Courts Series
# Family Courts Series

A Week in the Family Court: 'Last night he kicked my door in. I live in total fear of my son'

Sep 17th 2014, 11:25 PM 23,748 Views 18 Comments

TheJournal.ie spent a week observing cases in the Family Court. Here’s a selection of the safety orders that appeared before the courts.

# help - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Column: Do you suffer from social media and internet addiction?
# Turning Off
# Turning Off

Column: Do you suffer from social media and internet addiction?

Sep 16th 2014, 8:00 PM 450 Views 28 Comments

We live in an ‘always on’ world and because the internet is constantly accessible via mobile devices, it is very difficult to control.

# help - Monday 15 September, 2014

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

New treatment could drop recurrence by half for some lung cancer sufferers

Sep 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,163 Views 13 Comments

A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.

# help - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Family of British man kidnapped by ISIS ask his captors to make contact
# Help
# Help

Family of British man kidnapped by ISIS ask his captors to make contact

Sep 13th 2014, 12:27 PM 7,651 Views 32 Comments

Islamic State has threatened to kill David Haines, who was kidnapped in March last year.

# help - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Opinion: 'We patrol the waters on the look out for someone contemplating suicide'
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

Opinion: 'We patrol the waters on the look out for someone contemplating suicide'

Sep 10th 2014, 8:00 PM 263 Views 11 Comments

Since Waterford Search and Rescue was established they have saved 74 lives.