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Being front and centre and ready to help

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In the second part of a two part series looking at the work carried out by Mindspace Mayo, Colm Gannon spoke to Peadar Gardiner, the project manager about where the service's roots came from and the central role of young people to the service.

Minding the spaces with young people's mental health

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The issues surrounding mental health and especially mental health in young people has got greater prominence in the media and in conversations in homes, workplaces, and schools around the country in recent times.

New project to help older people with odd jobs

Many older people may be struggling to carry out basic odd jobs around their homes but are apprehensive when it comes to asking for help.

‘We have a duty to support young people’, says Taoiseach

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Young people in Mayo have a new service to support them when it comes to mental health and wellbeing.

Personal stories bring human face of ISPCC work to the fore

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Last Friday morning, the ISPCC in Mayo hosted a launch of its outcomes for its work in 2014. The charity provides a wide ranging sweep of services to both parents and children throughout the county. While these events can be fact filled, but unmemorable affairs, the personal stories told by users of the services that they provide, outlined in crystal clear words the work that is carried out by the ISPCC in Mayo and the effect it has on those who use the service.

Time to take domestic abuse out of the shadows

A number of ceremonies to remember the 204 women in Ireland who have been brutally murdered since 1996 are taking place throughout the county as part of the international gender violence awareness campaign - 16 Days of Action.

John Sullivan awarded by Foróige Youth Club

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Kilkenny man John Sullivan has scooped first prize in the Ireland Involved Awards 2011, Children and Young People Category in recognition of his work with Foróige.

Reformed homeless drug addict given a chance by judge

A homeless drug addict who turned his life around was given the benefit of the Probation Act by Judge John Neilan at Mullingar Court last week.

New health service to target young people with mental health problems

A new health service, the first of its kind for young people in Ireland, will open in the city today (Thursday).


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