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# reach-out - Friday 29 January, 2021

Varadkar tells Facebook moderators he will contact social media giant on their behalf
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# Reach Out

Varadkar tells Facebook moderators he will contact social media giant on their behalf

Jan 29th 2021, 8:19 PM 20,242 Views 34 Comments

Moderators have been pushing for mental health supports and to be allowed work from home during the pandemic.

# reach-out - Thursday 22 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 22nd 2020, 7:19 AM 8,803 Views 17 Comments

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
# Nearly There
# Nearly There

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

Jun 4th 2018, 6:00 PM 18,191 Views 17 Comments

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
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

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

Sep 1st 2017, 12:05 AM 18,197 Views 53 Comments

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
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# Reach Out

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

Mar 3rd 2017, 12:00 AM 7,216 Views 40 Comments

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
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# Sponsored By HSE

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

Oct 21st 2016, 3:07 PM 25,029 Views 4 Comments

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
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# Sponsored By Hse Little Things

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

Jul 29th 2016, 3:56 PM 12,795 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Feb 8th 2016, 11:52 AM 2,667 Views 0 Comments

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
# Textual Healing
# Textual Healing

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

Sep 10th 2015, 4:30 PM 11,646 Views 14 Comments

“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
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# Reach Out

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

Jan 25th 2015, 5:15 PM 14,193 Views 14 Comments

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
# TAKING ACTION
# TAKING ACTION

Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention

Sep 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,834 Views 8 Comments

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.
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# Read Me

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

Dec 22nd 2012, 2:00 PM 194 Views 27 Comments

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