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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
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.
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 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".
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.
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.
Mary McHugh set up Irish Online Counselling and Psychotherapy (IOCPS) in 2011 in order to deliver an online medium for people who were struggling with depression and anxiety. Soon she discovered there were lots of people who were unable to access face-to-face therapy for various reasons, such as severe social anxiety, disability, family/work commitments, geographic location etc.
Winter fast approaching the onset of winter will see most of us feeling a little blue. The reduction in day light hours can make you feel less active and more tired, and many of us will have a tendency to eat more. For some, however, this natural loss of energy and enthusiasm with the change of season is far too strong. When this happens you may be suffering from Seasonal Affected Disorder (S.A.D) or the winter blues.
Let there be height you said – and lo there was height, but what happened next? Choosing the right climbing plant for the right structure can be confusing, as the choice is so varied and expanding all the time. The right climber will enhance and beautify, but one that’s too shy or too vigorous for the particular spot it’s intended could well end up being labelled antisocial, through no fault of its own.
Feel like learning some new skills to better deal with life’s ups and downs? Are you supporting a loved one living with depression or bipolar disorder? Aware, Ireland’s national charity supporting people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and mood-related conditions, is to host a number of free positive mental health programmes in Mayo starting in September.