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Varadkar tells Facebook moderators he will contact social media giant on their behalf
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Varadkar tells Facebook moderators he will contact social media giant on their behalf

Jan 29th 2021, 8:19 PM 20,236 Views 34 Comments

Moderators have been pushing for mental health supports and to be allowed work from home during the pandemic.

Women's Aid says it's preparing for surge in contacts from women experiencing abuse during Level 5
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Women's Aid says it's preparing for surge in contacts from women experiencing abuse during Level 5

Oct 22nd 2020, 7:19 AM 8,800 Views 17 Comments

The charity said that the number of calls it responded to rose significantly during the first lockdown.

Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm
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Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm

Jun 4th 2018, 6:00 PM 18,186 Views 17 Comments

Get plenty of sleep and exercise, and remember that anxiety is normal.

'This is a wake-up call': Number of medical card holders on anti-depressants rose by 50,000 in five years
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'This is a wake-up call': Number of medical card holders on anti-depressants rose by 50,000 in five years

Sep 1st 2017, 12:05 AM 18,193 Views 52 Comments

Reacting to the figures, the IMO’s Dr Ray Walley said “we need our mental health services improved and we need it now”.

'Courage must lead to convictions': New garda phoneline set up for victims of child sex abuse
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'Courage must lead to convictions': New garda phoneline set up for victims of child sex abuse

Mar 3rd 2017, 12:00 AM 7,213 Views 40 Comments

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan said the courage of those who report the crime must be rewarded.

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

Oct 21st 2016, 3:07 PM 25,027 Views 4 Comments

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

Want to support family or friends who may be having a hard time? Try some active listening
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Want to support family or friends who may be having a hard time? Try some active listening

Jul 29th 2016, 3:56 PM 12,791 Views 1 Comment

We all like to think we’re good friends and listeners but here are some tips to brush up on your skills, and really help someone in need…

JK Rowling had some heartfelt words for a fan asking for help on Twitter
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JK Rowling had some heartfelt words for a fan asking for help on Twitter

Feb 8th 2016, 11:52 AM 2,667 Views 0 Comments

Another reason to love her.

Giving men the opportunity to text is a "major development" in the fight against suicide
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Giving men the opportunity to text is a "major development" in the fight against suicide

Sep 10th 2015, 4:30 PM 11,644 Views 14 Comments

“It’s about meeting people where they’re at – and men simply prefer to type than talk,” says Paul Kelly of Console.

The Big Idea: How to build happier (and more productive) workplaces
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The Big Idea: How to build happier (and more productive) workplaces

Jan 25th 2015, 5:15 PM 14,191 Views 14 Comments

Many companies offer workplace perks, but looking after staff mental health can pay even bigger dividends.

Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention
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Governments called on to form national plans for suicide prevention

Sep 5th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,832 Views 8 Comments

Ireland is one country with such a plan, Reach Out, which has been in operation since 2005.

Column: Christmas is a tough time with depression. Here’s what I’m doing about it.
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Column: Christmas is a tough time with depression. Here’s what I’m doing about it.

Dec 22nd 2012, 2:00 PM 193 Views 27 Comments

Garry Williams has never liked Christmas – but this year, he writes, it will be different.