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According to the latest estimates from the World Health Organisation, more than 300 million people worldwide and approximately 450,000 people (one in 10) in Ireland are now living with depression.
The Irish Stammering Association (ISA) will have an open day in Galway on Saturday May 20. The event aims to bring together everyone who is affected by stammering, whether they be adults, children or the parents of those who stammer.
Record numbers of cancer survivors attended the recent Irish Cancer Society National Conference for Cancer Survivorship. To mark its 50th Anniversary, the Irish Cancer Society held a milestone conference entitled Living Well with Cancer, bringing together over 800 cancer survivors for the first time. Cancer Survivors from Mayo attended the conference alongside representatives from Mayo Cancer Support Association. The two-day event which took place in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, was the largest event of its kind by the society, and was kindly supported by Roche.
A fundraising event in aid of GROW Mental Health and Ceart Patientwise will be held in Kilkenny on Tuesday September 27.
GROW, the world
Cancer Care West held the launch of its 2010 Christmas card collection on Thursday last at its Cancer Support Centre on Seamus Quirke Road. The cards feature a wonderful collection of images of Galway city and county.
The South East Regional Family Support Network co-ordinates meetings for family members who are living with drug use. Regular meetings are organised at a local level by family members in order to offer peer support.
Loughrea race walker Olive Loughnane has joined forces with Cancer Care West to participate in the Dublin Women’s Mini Marathon along with the 40,000 other women set to partake in the event.