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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.

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.

Mental Health Minister to do his ‘utmost’ to secure future funding for counselling service for young people

The Minister for Mental Health has pledged to do his “utmost” to secure long term funding for a local counselling service which has helped 800 children and teenagers since it was set up five years ago.

National campaign to get people talking about mental health

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With two weeks to go until the end of the month, Suicide or Survive (SOS) is calling on tea and coffee lovers across the nation to put on the kettle, make a cuppa, and talk about mental health.

Mind Trap – a positive garden about mental health

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As we were talking about gardening and mental health last week, I thought you’d like to hear about a very special garden produced by Ian Price Design with idverde.co.uk for this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. Ian, a garden designer based in Northern Ireland, designed a garden to tell the story of his own struggles with mental health with the aim of letting others know that they are not alone and to encourage the conversation around mental health.

Shortage of youth mental health staff in west is shocking says Ó Clochartaigh

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Sinn Féin senator, Trevor Ó Clochartaigh, says that it is shocking that the Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) teams under the auspices of the HSE in Galway, Mayo, and Roscommon have only just over half of the staff they need to fulfil their duties

Spinathon for positive mental health gathers serious pace

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Do your bit for positive mental health by getting your spin on with Jocelyn Cunningham in Purefit Galway on Monday June 26.

Look after your mental health this Christmas and New Year

Christmas and the new year are times of festivity and celebration, but for many of us they can also be periods of anxiety, stress, and loneliness.

HSE figures show that children are still being treated in adult mental health services — Chambers

Fianna Fail TD Lisa Chambers has expressed her deep concern and frustration at the HSE over figures showing that in the first four months of this year 29 children were being treated within adult mental health services.

 

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