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Wildlands offering the gift of adventure this Christmas

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This year has really highlighted the importance of looking after our physical and mental health and what better way to treat loved ones or reward employees this Christmas than with the gift of an exhilarating adventure at Wildlands.

Frontline workers sought for mental health study

NUI Galway researchers in collaboration with the University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, are leading The Frontline Worker Support (FLoWS) project to develop guidelines for alleviating psychological distress in frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Achieving deep rooted calm feel within new normal circumstances

JOANNE FAULKNER

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.

How to look after our mental health in a positive and fun way for all of the family

At the moment we do not have individual control of what is happening externally, however as a community we have 100 per cent control by doing what our Government and our health professionals are asking us to do. If we follow what we are asked to do then that is our best chance to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe.

Mental Health Ireland shares five actions for well-being during tough times

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Mental Health Ireland has shared five simple actions we can all take to protect our mental health and maintain positive wellbeing during uncertain and challenging times.

African women to talk racism, cancer, and mental health in Galway

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African women and women of African descent will gather in Galway this weekend to hold discussions on how racism and cancer affect women’s mental health, and to honour various women and organisations.

Mental health issues are being forgotten

I have noticed one issue that seems to have been forgotten when the party leaders debated in NUIG last Monday is the epidemic we have around mental health and suicide. There seems to be a reluctance in some quarters to talk about mental well being and issues we have amongst our younger generation, although not excusive to this generation.In June 2017 I contacted Minister Bruton (Education Minister at the time) with the suggestion of including positive well being and mental health awareness into the school curriculum but not to increase the workload on teachers.

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.

Local mental health researchers seek participants for groundbreaking psychology therapy study

Researchers from the School of Psychology at NUI Galway are currently recruiting participants from ages 16-35 in the Galway area to participate in a new psychology therapy study being trialed for individuals who are in the first five years of a diagnosis of psychosis. Early psychosis, which refers to a range of mental health difficulties often associated with experiences of hallucinations or delusions, can result in significant difficulties with social and occupational functioning.

 

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