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# reach-out - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Women's Aid says it's preparing for surge in contacts from women experiencing abuse during Level 5

The charity said that the number of calls it responded to rose significantly during the first lockdown.

# reach-out - Monday 4 June, 2018

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

# reach-out - Friday 1 September, 2017

'This is a wake-up call': Number of medical card holders on anti-depressants rose by 50,000 in five years

Reacting to the figures, the IMO’s Dr Ray Walley said “we need our mental health services improved and we need it now”.

# reach-out - Friday 3 March, 2017

'Courage must lead to convictions': New garda phoneline set up for victims of child sex abuse

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan said the courage of those who report the crime must be rewarded.

# reach-out - Friday 21 October, 2016

Know someone with dementia? Here are 5 ways to reach out to them

Anyone can get dementia, but everyone can help by understanding more.

# reach-out - Friday 29 July, 2016

Want to support family or friends who may be having a hard time? Try some active listening

We all like to think we’re good friends and listeners but here are some tips to brush up on your skills, and really help someone in need…

# reach-out - Monday 8 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge JK Rowling had some heartfelt words for a fan asking for help on Twitter In The Dumps

JK Rowling had some heartfelt words for a fan asking for help on Twitter

Another reason to love her.

# reach-out - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Giving men the opportunity to text is a "major development" in the fight against suicide

“It’s about meeting people where they’re at – and men simply prefer to type than talk,” says Paul Kelly of Console.

# reach-out - Sunday 25 January, 2015

The Big Idea: How to build happier (and more productive) workplaces

Many companies offer workplace perks, but looking after staff mental health can pay even bigger dividends.

# reach-out - Friday 5 September, 2014

Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention

Ireland is one country with such a plan, Reach Out, which has been in operation since 2005.

# reach-out - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Column: Christmas is a tough time with depression. Here’s what I’m doing about it.

Garry Williams has never liked Christmas – but this year, he writes, it will be different.