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#TeenMentalHealth Report: Nearly 75% of teens worry about body shape

In a special report, Irish Examiner journalists looks at teen mental health. A special Irish Examiner / ReachOut Ireland teen mental health survey was designed to capture the views of teenagers in Ireland in relation to youth mental health and the issues that affect them. A body of...

Want to set up a Walking Group in your community this Spring?

If you would like to get a walking group started in your area take steps to start with the new phase of the Get Ireland Walking Active Community Walking Programme. The programme will encourage people to become active/more active through walking and support local people...

Mayo Children and Young People’s Committee Survey

Mayo Children and Young People’s Committee brings together the main statutory, community and voluntary providers of services to children and young people. They provide a forum for joint planning and co-ordination of activity to ensure that children, young people and their families receive improved and...

Ireland has highest European rate for young girls taking their own lives

New statistics show Ireland has the highest rate in Europe for young girls taking their own lives. Our reporter asks why and what can parents do? Suicide in Ireland is intrinsically linked with men. According to figures from the Office for Suicide Prevention (HSE), of the...

Two teachers with students in a library

Helping schools to deal with a tragedy

A new book guides principals and teachers on how to navigate the storm of a critical incident, including the 'wallop effect' on their own emotions. Read more: Helping schools to deal with a tragedy Photo: Lorraine Teevan, Source: Independent.ie...

AskAboutAlcohol

Drink Less and Gain More

No matter how much you drink, find out how it affects your health and mental wellbeing at AskAboutAlcohol.ie, a new website from the HSE The HSE recently launched a new website for the public on alcohol – about how much we’re drinking, how it affects us...

Practical Tips for Psychological Well-Being

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 1:00-1:30pm. Venue: Lecture Room P002, GMIT Castlebar. Speaker: Dr Seamus Ryan, Clinical Psychologist, HSE. This 30 minute talk will introduce a number of practical tips to improve our psychological well-being and mental health. Each practical tip is based on research evidence which demonstrates...