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# Aware

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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.
All time
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.
'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.
'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.
'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.
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.
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.
Could you help someone who is experiencing depression?
Aware is a support service for people dealing with depression, it’s looking for volunteers.
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.
Suicide, the Irish language and Rehab
Everything happening in Leinster House today.
How effective are online treatments for depression and anxiety?
A new study being undertaken by researchers in Trinity College is trying to find out…
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…
Christmas FM is back on the airwaves at 8am tomorrow morning
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas….
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.