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CREATIVE ASPERGER'S is the title of a fascinating art exhibition currently running in the Galway City Library comprising portraits of famous individuals who display signs of Asperger syndrome. The work is by Jody Mullarkey who himself has Asperger syndrome and thus brings a keen personal appreciation and insight into his portrayals of the featured personalities.
Councillor Catherine Connolly has welcomed the support of the Regional Health Forum regarding her motion suggesting the Forum receive an urgent report on what steps have been taken by HSE West to remedy the position of the psychiatric unit in Galway. Ms Connolly was speaking in relation to the ongoing health and safety concerns of the staff and those of the Mental Health Commission.
Psychiatric nurses at University Hospital Galway will begin industrial action next week in a bid to ensure a safer environment for staff and patients at the hospital's acute psychiatric unit.
Alcoholics Anonymous, which has 34 seperate groups in Mayo who meet at least once a week, is holding an open public meeting for people to learn all about their work on Thursday next (May 14).
An unprecedented number of assaults on nurses at University Hospital Galway’s acute psychiatric unit in the past four months was at the centre of their decision to refuse to go on duty yesterday (Wednesday) morning at 7.30am. At the time of going to press night staff had remained on duty to run the service in the interim.
A team of HSE healthworkers from Mayo, who help people suffering from emotional conditions such as borderline personality disorder, have won a national health award for their work.
In what promises to be an interesting and inspiring evening, full of practical information and tips, Network Mayo’s April event takes place on Tuesday April 21 in Delphi Adventure Resort, Leenane. The event will encompass a range of topics relevant to women’s health and wellbeing. A courtesy bus is being provided to pick people up in Castlebar and Westport to take them to Delphi. The event starts on the bus with two speakers, Ailise Loftus, a GP with Westport Medical Clinic and Clodagh McGovern, an optometrist, who owns Eye World in Westport, giving tips on various aspects of women’s health.
Almost 10,000 people in Mayo are being prescribed anti-depressants and anxiety pills under the General Medical Services Scheme, a new report has shown.
A greater number of men are diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a condition which affects several thousand people in Ireland, according to a senior clinical psychologist who addressed a presentation on the subject in Athenry recently.
Hypnotherapy is increasingly being recognised as an effective way to help people suffering from anxiety disorders, according to Michael McGuinness of the Mayo Hypnosis Clinic.