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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Aware

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# Aware
Volunteers needed for depression helpline amid high demand post-lockdowns
There is also an increase in calls from people affected by the cost-of-living crisis.
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# drivers for change
Workshops being rolled out to taxi drivers to help deal with passengers in distress
Aware and Mytaxi have launched a campaign encouraging drivers to promote positive mental health.
# Mental Health
'The days are shorter - that can have quite a big impact on people's mood'
Depression support service Aware says it is already experiencing an increase in calls.
# aware support line
'I think the act of being there and just listening is a very powerful thing'
Charity Aware are looking for 40 new volunteers to meet with growing demand for the service.
# sponsored by aware
'Rugby players are seen as macho, but we're all human': Ireland's Jack McGrath on opening up
The Leinster and Ireland player describes his journey with mental health.
# Aware
How a near death experience led to a cycle of depression then the Cycle for Life
Cormac Ryan is cycling Ireland to raise awareness and funds for a number of charities.
# Mental Health
John Mooney: 'I will do everything to make sure this illness doesn’t take me away from my future'
The Irish cricketer was diagnosed with depression almost three years ago.
# Support
Could you help someone who is experiencing depression?
Aware is a support service for people dealing with depression, it’s looking for volunteers.
# accidental awareness
Report finds 11 Irish patients woke up during surgery
Overall the study found one in 19,000 patients say they’ve woken up during surgery.
# Oireachtas agenda
Suicide, the Irish language and Rehab
Everything happening in Leinster House today.
# Mental Health
How effective are online treatments for depression and anxiety?
A new study being undertaken by researchers in Trinity College is trying to find out…
# elf-m radio
Behind the scenes at the country's festive HQ: Christmas FM
The charity radio station will be providing the soundtrack to thousands of drinks parties and present-wrapping sessions this December. But what’s it like to work there? goes behind the muzak…
# ho ho ho
Christmas FM is back on the airwaves at 8am tomorrow morning
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas….
# You Raise Me Up
It's a bird, it's a plane... No, it's the 75-year-old Flying Nun
Sr. Patricia Wall braved a 200 km/h free-fall skydive from 10,000ft to raise money for the charity Aware yesterday.
# share a smile
It's #ShareASmile week so here are some things to make you smile
Bear stuffs, dancing babies, dogs in casts, and Sweet Caroline. Smile with us.
# Bikers
On yer bike: GAA stars get behind charity cycling initiative
Dublin forward Bernard Brogan was at Croke Park to promote ‘Race the Rás’ and may have inadvertently created a new sport.
# good cause
Bohs to wear 'Lean on Me' logo in aid of depression awareness
The club have formed a partnership with Lundbeck and Aware in order to promote positive mental health.
Column: My long journey out of the darkness
Would I change my experience of crippling depression? No, because it made me who I am today, writes Agnes Rowley.
# Mental Health
TD says suicide increase is a "national emergency"
Aware joins the calls for the need for mental health services to be brought into the open.