Mental Health

Ex-Facebook guru warns that short-term gain is prioritised over ‘core foundations’ of behaviour

Experts urge driving curbs on people with psych issues

Medical experts have recommended that patients suffering from a number of serious psychiatric conditions should be declared unfit to drive for up to six months.

‘Missed chance’ on youth mental health

A report by the Taskforce on Youth Mental health is “a failed opportunity”, says Mental Health Reform, because there are no costings.

’Let us help our adult children’ mother pleads following death of son by suicide

Speaking on Liveline this afternoon, grieving mother Majella pleaded for changes to be made to allow parents be part of the treatment process for adults suffering mental health problems.

Demi Lovato honoured for efforts to help bi-polar sufferers

The singer picked up the award at the InStyle Awards in Los Angeles.

Pacific Islands rugby players fear more 'tragedies' after teammate dies by suicide

Pacific Islands rugby stars fear more "tragedies" like the suicide of Tarbes prop Isireli Temo unless they act now over issues of loneliness and depression.

People urged to talk about problems on World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is being marked today with people being encouraged to talk openly about their mental wellbeing.

Education Minister introducing classes to teach students 'how to cope with challenges in their lives'

The Education Minister says he is not introducing mindfulness into Irish schools.

Scheme aimed at taking the stress out of work launched in Cork

A workplace wellbeing awards scheme, aimed at celebrating workplaces which support staff mental health, was announced today by Cork City’s Lord Mayor.

Damning report finds major issues with mental health services in Roscommon

The Psychiatric Nurses Association says it is shocked by the findings of a damning report on mental health services in Roscommon.

Long waiting lists for mental health services 'totally unacceptable'

Outrage is being expressed over the state of children's mental health services.