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Psychiatric services inadequate, says local TD

Patients in need of psychiatric treatment are walking out of the emergency department of University Hospital Galway because of the overcrowding problem at the facility, according to a local TD.

New psychiatric unit signals a new era in mental health service delivery

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T he new acute adult mental health unit, which opened in the grounds of University Hospital Galway recently, represents a major step forward for local psychiatric services, the former chairperson of the HSE West's regional health forum said this week.

Parsons ready for the long road to recovery

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Facing into his long road of rehabilitation Tom Parsons spoke this week about how appreciative he has been for the messages of support that have flooded in following his horrific injury against Galway last month.

Reduce stress for better mental health

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Stress is a serious problem for a lot of people in this busy modern world and its health repercussions are very worrying.

Child and adolescent mental health teams in the West operating at only 53% of necessary staff levels

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Child and adolescent mental health teams in Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon are operating with only 53 per cent of necessary staff levels, a situation a Galway city councillor has called “a disgrace”.

Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health

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NUI Galway’s Paediatric Society and the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI) are co-running a two-day event titled ‘Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health. They have invited a total of 400 local primary school and transition year students to attend interactive workshops surrounding healthy habits, on November 8-9th at NUIG’s main campus.

Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health

NUI Galway’s Paediatric Society and the Association of Medical Students Ireland (AMSI) are co-running a two-day event titled ‘Healthy Heroes’ to promote child and adolescent health. They have invited a total of 400 local primary school and transition year students to attend interactive workshops surrounding healthy habits, on November 8-9th at NUIG’s main campus.

McFadden wants more rights for those hospitalised with mental health issues

Athlone based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden has spoken out in support of the Mental Health Amendment Bill 2017, on the basis that it includes changes that fundamentally strengthen the rights of people when they are in hospital for mental health care.

'My mission is to keep it funny'

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She has achieved renown as an actress, author, comedian, script editor, and memorable interviewer of celebrities but in recent years Ruby Wax has become best known as a highly articulate, yet still witty, mental health campaigner.

Suicide prevention initiative to be launched in Kinvara

A Kinvara based organisation which promotes positive mental health and suicide prevention will be launched on Sunday in the village. Everyone over the age of 14 is welcome to attend.

 

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