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Network of mental health professionals to support frontline workers

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A voluntary network of mental health professionals has been created to support frontline workers in Ireland during the Covid-19 crisis. Covid Cara was established by Linda Bhreathnach, the award-winning writer and director who recently graduated with a M.A. in Psychology.

Time for renewed optimism as roadmap to recovery journey formally commences

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Support for business is critical in post COVID-19 recovery

Local Minister of State, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, said the Government’s comprehensive package for businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19 is critical in the post-lockdown recovery.

CADM to issue dementia travel pass

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Community Action on Dementia Mayo (CADM) is issuing Dementia travel passes that allow the primary carer living with a person with dementia, to take their loved one for a short spin.

Let your dog help to lower anxiety levels during COVID-19 crisis

Athlone Institute of Technology lecturer and veterinary surgeon, Lisa Geraghty, has espoused the positive influence of pet companionship on mental health as the anxiety levels of many remains high during the present public health crisis.

Continued support, flexibility and guidance needed for those with mental illness and neurodevelopmental conditions - College of Psychiatrists

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Vulnerable groups with mental illness and neurodevelopment conditions need extra guidance, support and flexibility in how services and treatments are delivered in these extraordinary circumstances, the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland has stated.

Funding for Galway libraries to provide facilities for those on autism spectrum

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Government funding of close to €30,000 has been approved for facilities in local public libraries to assist those on the autism spectrum, as well as those with sensory impairments, special educational needs, or other learning differences.

Aidan Greene - Did I Stutter?

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AIDAN GREENE had a stutter, still has a stutter, but overcame it to become a comedian admired by Tommy Tiernan, and who is now touring a show about what he call "this sexy, silent disability".

Autism therapy to benefit from Valentine's Candlelit Ball

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Lego-based therapy, an initiative supported by Western Care’s Autism Supports Advisors, is yielding amazing results in primary and secondary schools for students with autism and their peers, according to the organisation.

New approach to mental health care needed

Just as we require healthcare services for physical ailments, we also require a system which treats our good mental health as a priority. Physical and mental health are inextricably linked and in this day and age, any world class health service must treat our minds as well as our bodies.

 

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