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New mental health initiative at NUI Galway targets students and staff

There’s something a little bit special happening in NUI Galway. Earlier this month saw the launch of Please Talk, a mental health awareness campaign aimed at both staff and students. Mental health is something we all have, and something we all have to look after, but very often it falls way down our list of priorities, and we ignore it until suddenly something goes wrong. It’s not a subject we like to talk about, and rarely do we wait to hear the answer to the standard Irish greeting of, ‘How’s it going?’

FG plan to double suicide prevention fund welcomed

Fine Gael councillor Brian Walsh has welcomed the party’s plans to double the funding for suicide prevention to €10m a year, if elected to form part of the next government, after new figures released by the HSE revealed that 29 people died by suicide in Galway in 2009.

 

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