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# niall-mulligan - Last month November 2022

Samaritans received nearly 1,000 calls a day last year, with mental health the top concern
# Samaritans
# Samaritans

Samaritans received nearly 1,000 calls a day last year, with mental health the top concern

Nov 16th 2022, 1:47 PM 5,865 Views 7 Comments

Its 24-hour helpline covers the island of Ireland and answered almost half a million calls and emails last year.

# niall-mulligan - All time

'It's worrying': Over 200 people diagnosed with HIV so far this year
# Increase
# Increase

'It's worrying': Over 200 people diagnosed with HIV so far this year

Jun 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 27,988 Views 43 Comments

Some 500 people were diagnosed with the condition last year, and this figure is expected to be higher in 2018.

'When HIV hit Ireland it had the same devastation it did in San Francisco'
# 30 Years On
# 30 Years On

'When HIV hit Ireland it had the same devastation it did in San Francisco'

Dec 1st 2017, 12:10 AM 12,249 Views 5 Comments

Much has changed in the 30 years since HIV Ireland was established, but some of the same problems - like stigma – remain.

'I'm most angry at myself': HIV positive people continue to suffer from stigma in Ireland
# HIV
# HIV

'I'm most angry at myself': HIV positive people continue to suffer from stigma in Ireland

Sep 28th 2017, 6:10 AM 18,764 Views 33 Comments

17% of people living in HIV say they have felt suicidal in the last year.

Irish dentists refusing to treat HIV positive patients 'adds to stigma'
# Stop The Stigma
# Stop The Stigma

Irish dentists refusing to treat HIV positive patients 'adds to stigma'

Dec 2nd 2015, 6:05 AM 18,155 Views 66 Comments

The “worrying” levels of HIV diagnoses have been discussed at the Oireachtas Health Committee. There are set to be more cases of HIV in Ireland in 2015 than in any other year.

Leo Varadkar has called for an increase in HIV testing in Ireland
# The Test
# The Test

Leo Varadkar has called for an increase in HIV testing in Ireland

Sep 4th 2015, 6:14 PM 10,074 Views 26 Comments

With the number of new positive test cases on the increase HIV Ireland has echoed the health minister’s words.