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Hands up for children

ReachOut Ireland is part of a coalition of almost 30 organisations launching a new campaign calling for children to be an election priority.
Hands up for children

Things I’ve learned about mental health

Eva Brennan has just finished up doing work experience with us, after seven months as part of her studies in Social Care and shares her thoughts here.
Things I’ve learned about mental health

Unfriended, a scary thought

A new horror film, Unfriended revolves around a group of friends who are terrorised by their friend's ghost. Looks creepy but there is a strong message.
Unfriended, a scary thought

Demi Lovato talks about tough times

Demi Lovato has openly spoken out about her mental health struggles and the part exercise plays in minding her mental health.
Demi Lovato talks about tough times

Are you “addicted” to your phone?

People now talk of being addicted to their phones and addiction is not a positive thing. Switching off and being on your own gives your mind a rest.
Are you “addicted” to your phone?

Mindfulness and CBT to help depression

New research has found that mindfulness based cognitive therapy may be as good as medication at preventing people from relapsing into depression.
Mindfulness and CBT to help depression

Not just nurses

As the recent reports on nurses and midwives being bullied have shown, bullying isn't something that only happens in the schoolyard. It happens just about anywhere people come into contact with one another.
Not just nurses

Who am I?

One thing many of us take for granted is our gender. For some people though, it's not so simple. Transgender issues are thankfully becoming more recognised, but we could all do our bit to make things easier.
Who am I?

Marriage equality, what’s the point?

On Friday, 22 May, the country will vote on whether the Irish constitution should be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry. If passed, same-sex couples would be regarded equally to opposite-sex couples in the eyes of the law.
Marriage equality, what’s the point?

Promoting positive mental health in Cork

Want to meet new people and promote positive mental health?
Promoting positive mental health in Cork

The game continues, at last

Game of Thrones season five will be unleashed this Sunday 12 April. If you don’t know that already though, chances are you're not a fan.
The game continues, at last

Time out this Easter

Many of us struggle with an excess of free time. When there are no plans or structure it's easy to just sit at home watching Netflix.
Time out this Easter

One Direction, goodbye Zayn

Some of us might scratch our heads as to why anyone would want to leave behind such a glamorous and successful career. Zayn's decision to take some space and enjoy being a normal 22 year-old is a brave move.
One Direction, goodbye Zayn

How much sleep is a good night’s sleep?

There have been differing opinions for years on how much sleep people need. However, the National Sleep Foundation in the US thinks it finally has the answer.
How much sleep is a good night’s sleep?

The sun, finally!

The cold has started to clear and the shining sun has started its welcome return, which can improve your mental as well as physical well-being.
The sun, finally!

Got an app for that

We’re now planning a research study using app we've designed to help young men improve their quality of sleep and general wellbeing.
Got an app for that

Saving daylight or wasting hours?

Sunday, 29 March the clocks go forward an hour. It's confusing, delightful and inspirational. But what does it mean for us?
Saving daylight or wasting hours?

Dealing with grief on Mother’s Day

For anyone dealing with the loss of a mother, Mother’s day can bring up difficult feelings that can be hard to overcome.
Dealing with grief on Mother’s Day

Enjoy St. Patrick’s day your way

The celebration of Paddy's day is celebrated far and wide. It makes us consider the issue of alcohol as a part of the Irish Identity.
Enjoy St. Patrick’s day your way

Facebook and Twitter improves our emotional intelligence

Contrary to popular belief and hysterical media stories, it's now being suggested that online usage is good for us!
Facebook and Twitter improves our emotional intelligence

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