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New Year get active resolution

The New Year is a great time to look to the year ahead and make positive changes, and one such change that many people think of is to get fit and be more active. The Get Ireland Active website (www.getirelandactive.ie) is a great resource for anyone who would like to get more active and is looking for advice and suggestions on where to begin. The website was developed by HSE as a one-stop information source on how to get involved in physical activity.

New Year get active resolution

The New Year is a great time to look to the year ahead and make positive changes, and one such change that many people think of is to get fit and be more active. The Get Ireland Active website (www.getirelandactive.ie) is a great resource for anyone who would like to get more active and is looking for advice and suggestions on where to begin. The website was developed by HSE as a one-stop information source on how to get involved in physical activity.

Petition of six thousand signatures against mental health cuts

Mental Health Reform presented Minister for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch this week with 6,000 signatures from its petition to fight for mental health in next week’s budget.

Craft Your Wellness exhibition comes to Ballinasloe

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The HSE Creagh Training Centre in Ballinasloe is one of the participants in the Craft Your Wellness exhibition taking place in the Carlton Shearwater Hotel in Ballinasloe on Tuesday November 8 from 10.30am to 3pm.

Overweight nine to twelve-year-olds targeted as part of HSE/Titans physical activity programme

Overweight nine to 12 year-olds are being targeted as part of a HSE West programme aimed at halting the trend towards weight gain in children.

The value of positive mental health

Positive Mental Health (PMH) deals with societal mental health issues for adolescents in Galway. It delivers one module per week over an eight week period through trained facilitators, and focuses on a number of topics including bullying, feelings, emotions, self-esteem, stress, lifestyles, media, peer pressure, loss, and grief. Its aim is to allow adolescents to express themselves and learn coping skills that will enable them to deal with inevitable challenges of life and mental health issues.

Mayo General to be centre of excellence for Colonoscopy screening

Following a thorough selection process Mayo General Hospital has been selected as a centre of excellence for colonoscopy screening.

New directory of services for older people launched

A new directory of services for older people has been launched in the city to mark Positive Ageing Week which runs until Saturday.

Suicide prevention

A working group representing all groups in the county has now been formed to put into action some of the suggestions on suicide prevention and mental health promotion in Mayo. As part of the mapping exercise, which will ultimately result in a directory of all organisations, community and voluntary groups that are involved in suicide prevention and mental health promotion, many organisations will be asked to fill in a questionnaire.

One in four Irish men die in their prime

One in four Irish men die when they should be enjoying the optimum level of success and personal fulfillment in their lives, according to a leading British expert in men’s health.

 

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