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Beat the anger this ‘Blue Monday’

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First there was Black Friday, then Cyber Monday.

Hurling stars to fundraise for new mental health awareness group

A fundraising game showcasing Galway’s finest hurling talent will take place in Gort on December 28 to raise money for a new mental health awareness group.

Father who tried to rob four premises in one day gets jail sentence

A Mayo father of two who tried to rob four premises in the one day, by handing staff a note telling them it was a raid, has received a four year sentence with the final 12 months suspended.

Support for parents on self-harm

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Parents and carers of children who self harm can find some support at Knock Counselling Centre on December 2 at 7 pm.

Christmas can be a difficult time of the year

Winter blues is often associated with this time of year. But with Christmas lights up and Christmas music playing it is easy to forget that for many people this time of year can be particularly difficult. Christmas can be a reminder of a loved one who has passed away. Or the financial pressure of Christmas is stressful. Or maybe all of the social occasions and family gatherings are raising anxiety levels.

Students to hold vigil at shell of addiction centre to highlight concerns over move

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A group of NUI Galway students will hold a vigil outside the shell of a burned down addiction counselling centre in Merlin Park next week to highlight their concern over a plan to relocate the service to the psychiatric unit at UHG.

Furore over transfer of addiction service to UHG psychiatric unit

The man who set up the then Western Health Board’s addiction counselling service 27 years ago says he fears its planned transfer to the psychiatric unit at University Hospital Galway will signal the death knell of this vital service.

Cura’s Galway Centre launches drive for trainee volunteers

Cura Galway will launch its recruitment drive with an information event for prospective volunteer counsellors on Wednesday September 25.

101 American Classic & Retro Show 2013

Into The West American Auto Club is hosting its annual event - the 101 American Classic and Retro Show on August 11 in Castlebar. The event will take place on a hard surfaced site at Shaw Commercials, Breaffy Road Business Park, and will assist with funding towards Talkaboutit, the voluntary organisation based in Mayo which raises awareness about suicide.

Pieta House CEO gives praise for Westmeath suicide prevention efforts

Joan Freeman, CEO of Pieta House, a national charity for the prevention of self-harm and suicide, has praised the Westmeath people who are getting behind Pieta House West which opens in Tuam this summer.

 

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