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#Awareness

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says 'more people than ever are disclosing and seeking help' Awareness

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre says 'more people than ever are disclosing and seeking help'

There were approximately 270 calls every week to the National 24-Hour Freephone Helpline in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think breastfeeding is promoted enough? Awareness This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think breastfeeding is promoted enough?

National Breastfeeding Week was launched yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 29% of those who care for a loved one with cancer do so for at least 39 hours a week Blood Cancer Awareness

29% of those who care for a loved one with cancer do so for at least 39 hours a week

More than 2,000 people a year across Ireland are diagnosed with a form of blood cancer.

From TheJournal.ie After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention RunningForJosie

After losing his mother to suicide at 11, hurler running marathon in Antarctic for suicide prevention

“Counselling was the most important intervention in my life and that’s not to be dramatic, that’s just being honest.”

From TheJournal.ie 'I've had asthma attacks at school, on holidays, even my debs - I've just had to learn to live with it' World Asthma Day

'I've had asthma attacks at school, on holidays, even my debs - I've just had to learn to live with it'

Asthma kills one person every week in Ireland but Cat Kennedy hasn’t let the condition slow her down.

From TheJournal.ie Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths Suicide

Call for special taskforce to Tallaght area after concerns about suicide deaths

Sinn Féin’s Sean Crowe says access to mental health care is ‘missing or thin on the ground’ in his constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Living alone in old age: 'When my wife died, I discovered I didn't have close friends. It's lonely' ALONE

Living alone in old age: 'When my wife died, I discovered I didn't have close friends. It's lonely'

Alone, a charity for older people, has launched its Christmas campaign – No one should be alone this Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie This is how a Dublin teenager single-handedly set off to raise suicide awareness in her local area Mental Health

This is how a Dublin teenager single-handedly set off to raise suicide awareness in her local area

18-year-old Jessica Clohisey is set to host the third annual Sail Against Suicide event in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia The Long Walk Home

From Austria to Armagh - this Irishman is trekking 2,500km across Europe for dementia

Eamonn Donnelly and his friend Sepp Tieber are currently making their way across England.

From TheJournal.ie 'Us men don't talk about things, we think 'Ah, it'll go away'' Don't Ignore The Red

'Us men don't talk about things, we think 'Ah, it'll go away''

Packie Bonner wants more people to recognise the symptoms of bladder cancer.

From TheJournal.ie In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light Pieta House

In photos: Over 150,000 people at 150 locations take part in Darkness into Light

The symbolic walk into the light is aimed at encouraging people to talk about suicide and mental health issues.

From TheJournal.ie 'He ended up in an induced coma': Matt Dawson on his son's meningitis battle Tackle Meningitis This post contains videos

'He ended up in an induced coma': Matt Dawson on his son's meningitis battle

Dawson and Rory Best are teaming up to raise awareness about the condition.

From TheJournal.ie 'My epilepsy diagnosis gave me impetus to achieve as much as I can to prove all the naysayers wrong' EPILEPSY DAY

'My epilepsy diagnosis gave me impetus to achieve as much as I can to prove all the naysayers wrong'

Monday is International Epilepsy Day. Ailbhe Benson (27) reveals her personal journey with the condition that affects over 37,000 people in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise Awareness

The number of people self-harming in Ireland is continuing to rise

A conference will be held next month to raise awareness of how to tackle self-harm.

From TheJournal.ie NWCI criticises €1m campaign against domestic violence, but minister says it's backed by research What Would You Do

NWCI criticises €1m campaign against domestic violence, but minister says it's backed by research

The National Women’s Council has criticised the focus on the domestic violence campaign being on the bystander.

From TheJournal.ie 'When I was told my brother had died by suicide, I crumbled to the floor and howled' Opinion

'When I was told my brother had died by suicide, I crumbled to the floor and howled'

Michelle Ross speaks openly about what she and her family have gone through since her brother died by suicide last year.

From TheJournal.ie Know someone with dementia? Here are 5 ways to reach out to them Sponsored By HSE

Know someone with dementia? Here are 5 ways to reach out to them

Anyone can get dementia, but everyone can help by understanding more.

From TheJournal.ie Over 30 Irish buildings to light up to raise awareness of 'one of the most painful conditions known to science' Trigeminal Neuralgia

Over 30 Irish buildings to light up to raise awareness of 'one of the most painful conditions known to science'

It is estimated to affect 1 in 20,000 people, but is often misdiagnosed as a migraine, toothache or a joint condition.

From TheJournal.ie "When I woke up I couldn't move arms, legs - so I had to start from scratch again" Workplace Accidents

"When I woke up I couldn't move arms, legs - so I had to start from scratch again"

Construction Safety Week is trying to get people to be safer in the workplace.

From TheJournal.ie New HIV cases in injecting drug users had a big rise in 2015 Snowblow

New HIV cases in injecting drug users had a big rise in 2015

A new campaign is being launched this morning which aims to highlight the issue for Irish AIDS Day.

From TheJournal.ie Vast majority of elderly abuse is carried out by a close friend or family member Financial Abuse

Vast majority of elderly abuse is carried out by a close friend or family member

A new campaign aims to highlight the financial abuse of the elderly.

From TheJournal.ie 'My sister and I have never let it stop us from doing what we want to do' World MS Day

'My sister and I have never let it stop us from doing what we want to do'

Naomi Donaldson and her little sister were diagnosed with MS within a year of each other. She describes how they’ve coped with it.

From TheJournal.ie 'If I do break my diet I would be very sick" - living with coeliac disease isn't easy Gluten-free Life

'If I do break my diet I would be very sick" - living with coeliac disease isn't easy

We spoke to two people whose lives changed as a result of their diagnosis.

From TheJournal.ie GAA players are urging men to check their testicles Know Thy Nuts

GAA players are urging men to check their testicles

GAA players Jason Hughes, Emlyn Mulligan, Lee Chin and Killian Clarke are ‘copping a feel’ to raise awareness of testicular cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick beauty queen speaks of finding body of friend who died by suicide Awareness

Limerick beauty queen speaks of finding body of friend who died by suicide

Judy Fitzgerald said her grief inspired her to help raise awareness of suicide in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Mayor throws weight behind 'What's in the Powder?' drugs campaign Awareness

Dublin Mayor throws weight behind 'What's in the Powder?' drugs campaign

The initiative is aimed at increasing awareness levels around drugs.

From TheJournal.ie New rapid HIV testing project looking to Ireland's bars and workplaces Awareness

New rapid HIV testing project looking to Ireland's bars and workplaces

The new service will soon be available in Dublin’s Pantibar.

From TheJournal.ie "When he died, a lot of my dreams and my hopes died with him" Alex Ryan

"When he died, a lot of my dreams and my hopes died with him"

The sister of a teenager who died after taking a synthetic drug has spoken publicly for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Coffee cups in Dublin are going to urge people to get tested for HIV Know Your Status

Coffee cups in Dublin are going to urge people to get tested for HIV

To date in 2015, 411 new HIV infections have been detected in Ireland – an increase on last year.

From TheJournal.ie The 'devastating' common illness we need to talk about Save Your Breath

The 'devastating' common illness we need to talk about

“My first instinct was ‘Oh my god, I’m going to die.’”

From TheJournal.ie This man overcame cancer as a teenager and now helps others who are diagnosed Full Circle

This man overcame cancer as a teenager and now helps others who are diagnosed

“The volunteers were so great that I always had it in my head that I wanted to help out, I wanted to put something back.”

From The42 Felix Jones' own close call has him leading the charge for wheelchair accessibility Awareness This post contains videos

Felix Jones' own close call has him leading the charge for wheelchair accessibility

Jamie Heaslip and David Wallace will be joining the Munster star in attempting to travel from Aviva Stadium to Thomond Park while in a wheelchair.

From TheJournal.ie So how did Kellie Maloney get on at the LGBT matchmaking festival? Transgender

So how did Kellie Maloney get on at the LGBT matchmaking festival?

She got on very, very well indeed. Kellie, formerly boxing promoter Frank, fully transitioned to being a woman last year.

From TheJournal.ie Celebrity suicides lead to increase in suicidal tendencies Dramatic Change

Celebrity suicides lead to increase in suicidal tendencies

A study found that activity on ‘SuicideWatch’ changed dramatically in the weeks after celebrity suicides.

From TheJournal.ie 'I lost my boy to carbon monoxide poisoning - I don't want another family to go through this' Awareness

'I lost my boy to carbon monoxide poisoning - I don't want another family to go through this'

18 year old Neil McFerran and Aaron Davidson succumbed to fumes while on a trip at a family member’s apartment in 2010.

From TheJournal.ie 'When I was born there was no hint of any disease' Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy This post contains videos

'When I was born there was no hint of any disease'

One in every 3,500 boys are affected by Caleb’s condition.

From TheJournal.ie Sisters create 'bra chain' in memory of their late mum Awareness

Sisters create 'bra chain' in memory of their late mum

Their mother died of breast cancer six weeks after diagnosis, at the age of 44.

Some guy claimed that trousers are a male-only tax and the internet lost it

The Just A Tampon campaign has sparked an, uh, interesting debate.

From TheJournal.ie This teen is walking 57 miles with his brother strapped to his back Raising Awareness

This teen is walking 57 miles with his brother strapped to his back

It’s for a very good cause.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why 'Donate 21' keeps popping up on your Twitter feed Down Syndrome This post contains videos

Here's why 'Donate 21' keeps popping up on your Twitter feed

It’s for a very good cause.

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