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Three-year Healthy Galway City Strategy aims to improve physical and mental health and wellbeing

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The Healthy Galway City Strategy 2019-2021, launched this week, aims to ensure Galway is a city where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and wellbeing to their full potential, where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society, and where responsibility for health and wellbeing is shared and supported.

FF candidate calls for major investment in mental health services

A local election candidate has called on the government to establish an acute assessment facility at University Hospital Galway's psychiatric unit so service users can bypass the emergency department.

'The social work aspect of law is what I am passionate about'

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NUI Galway recently held its annual Alumni Awards and among the recipients was eminent lawyer and jurist, Grainne McMorrow, who was honoured for her achievements in the field of law, public policy, and government – a category sponsored by Ronan Daly Jermyn.

Resilience in the face of adversity seminar apt in light of Ireland’s rugby defeat

Well I have to start with rugby. I think Joe Schmidt when he was interviewed after the match was fully correct when he said, “it’s a reality check for all of us,” and by that he meant the team and himself as head coach. How true that was. Somehow we, the public, and I expect the team also, felt that we were poised to defeat England. We didn’t at all take into account that England under Jones were bound for revenge, and they got it.

Westmeath schools encouraged to promote mental health awareness in the classroom

Walk in My Shoes, the mental health awareness-raising campaign of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, is calling for students and teachers in Athlone and its environs to showcase their efforts to promote positive mental health in their respective schools, following the launch of the Mission Possible: School Achievement awards.

'If I can just get in there and swim I can be on the road to recovery'

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It is winter. Cold out. Most of us sane people cosy up to a toasty, warm, fire in the evening. On the other hand there are the hardy souls of the Atlantic Masters Swimming Club who plunge into the icy ocean at all times of the year and live to tell the tale and even thrive on the experience.

Free mental health and wellbeing course in Athlone

Are you living in or near Athlone and would you like to learn more about supporting your mental and emotional wellbeing or providing support to others?

Student march highlights lack of mental health support services

 

Mayo Woman Shares Story of Hope and Recovery Ahead of World Mental Health Day

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October 10 marks World Mental Health Day, a day when mental health awareness and the importance of looking after our mental wellbeing is promoted globally and locally.

Psychiatric services inadequate, says local TD

Patients in need of psychiatric treatment are walking out of the emergency department of University Hospital Galway because of the overcrowding problem at the facility, according to a local TD.

 

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