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Health issues focus of social marketing conference

NUI Galway will hold its second annual Social Marketing Conference entitled Making it Happen – Changing Behaviours and Changing Policies tomorrow Friday, 4 June in the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics. In these demanding times, insights into enabling, encouraging and supporting human behaviour from Social marketing provides new ways to successfully tackle social and public issues in, for example, health, the environment, the community, and policy formulation.

Get fit with new GP/HSE programme

People can boost their health and fitness thanks to a new initiative managed by the HSE West which aims to help them prevent and manage chronic disease.

Croi’s healthy lifestyle directory launched

A healthy lifestyle directory produced by the local heart charity Croí and supported by the Galway City Sports Partnership was launched in the city yesterday (Wednesday).

Timetabling pressures influence the provision of SPHE in schools

A new report has found that curriculum overload, timetabling pressures and lack of status influence the provision of social, personal and health education to Junior Cycle students at post primary schools.

Mental health promotion

MindOut is a mental health promotion programme for young people aged 15 to 17. It is offering training to youth workers, tutors, teachers, and anyone who works with groups of young people. For further details contact number as above. There are also courses in intercultural training for youth workers which will take place in October 2009 and Keeping Safe training for November. Book by calling 094 925 0730.

Workshops for Rural Social Scheme participants

The HSE’s Health Promotion Services in Mayo and South West Mayo Development Company are holding two one-day seminars in November (on November 6 and 20) to further strengthen their partnership in promoting the health and wellbeing of the Rural Social Scheme participants.

New physical activity project for Crossmolina/Killala areas

Do you want some help to keep a new year’s resolution to get fit this year? If you are aged 55 or over and live in the Crossmolina/Killala/Ballycastle area, you can get involved in an exciting new physical activity project which is being co-ordinated by the Mayo Sports Partnership and HSE West, in association with local community centres, local health professionals, and community groups.

Mental Health seminar

The HSE West Health Promotion Service, in association with Westport Family and Community Resource Centre and the Westport Men’s Group, is organising a seminar called Managing your Mental Health on Monday May 25 at 7.30pm in the Wyatt Hotel in Westport.

We binge but we think we’re healthy, study shows

The results of the Galway health and well-being survey has highlighted that despite high levels of binge drinking Galway citizens rate their general health very well.

Ceart Healthcare suffers cutbacks in service

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Ceart Healthcare centre in Callan is suffering from lack of funding leading to the therapy centre remaining closed on Fridays.

 

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