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# counselling - Friday 15 January, 2021

Problem gambling charity faces threat of closure as government urged to fund services
# Extern
# Extern

Problem gambling charity faces threat of closure as government urged to fund services

Jan 15th 2021, 2:19 PM 6,639 Views 20 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Thomas Gould has urged the government to provide funding for Extern.

# counselling - Sunday 16 August, 2020

The mental health system is preparing for a 'tsunami' of cases from young people - staff are worried it can't cope
# Back To School
# Back To School

The mental health system is preparing for a 'tsunami' of cases from young people - staff are worried it can't cope

Aug 16th 2020, 7:15 AM 25,377 Views 19 Comments

Long waiting lists and a disjointed system have already caused major issues.

# counselling - Sunday 9 August, 2020

College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that
# Staying Home
# Staying Home

College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that

Aug 9th 2020, 9:00 PM 40,624 Views 0 Comments

With lectures moving largely online, students with a tough home life may find themselves with few good options.

# counselling - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Irish Cancer Society to fund remote counselling for people who can't have face-to-face sessions due to Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish Cancer Society to fund remote counselling for people who can't have face-to-face sessions due to Covid-19

Mar 22nd 2020, 3:24 PM 8,258 Views 3 Comments

The service is available to both adults and children who are affected by cancer.

# counselling - Friday 20 December, 2019

Package of health support for former residents of Mother and Baby Homes announced
# SUPPORTS
# SUPPORTS

Package of health support for former residents of Mother and Baby Homes announced

Dec 20th 2019, 2:06 PM 7,608 Views 9 Comments

The report was submitted and discussed in Cabinet yesterday.

# counselling - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Thousands of calls from abuse survivors missed due to limited helpline hours
# Counselling
# Counselling

Thousands of calls from abuse survivors missed due to limited helpline hours

Dec 15th 2019, 1:20 PM 7,794 Views 5 Comments

74% of callers last year were female.

# counselling - Sunday 2 September, 2018

HSE awards €800,000 contract to set up post-abortion phone helpline
# One Family
# One Family

HSE awards €800,000 contract to set up post-abortion phone helpline

Sep 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 11,521 Views 40 Comments

Registered charity One Family has won the contract to set up the helpline.

# counselling - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Gardaí talk about their fears after being assaulted as one in six officers show symptoms of PTSD
# GRA
# GRA

Gardaí talk about their fears after being assaulted as one in six officers show symptoms of PTSD

May 29th 2018, 1:12 PM 9,298 Views 31 Comments

A new study found gardaí who have suffered trauma related to their job do not feel they received adequate support from management.

# counselling - Friday 4 May, 2018

'This is a painful time for women': Over 10,000 calls made to CervicalCheck helpline
# Smear Test Scandal
# Smear Test Scandal

'This is a painful time for women': Over 10,000 calls made to CervicalCheck helpline

May 4th 2018, 9:01 PM 12,301 Views 45 Comments

The number of women affected by the smear test scandal has increased from 208 to 209.

# counselling - Monday 2 April, 2018

Why I became a counsellor: 'Mentally, I’ve gone toe-to-toe with Mike Tyson'
# Column
# Column

Why I became a counsellor: 'Mentally, I’ve gone toe-to-toe with Mike Tyson'

Apr 2nd 2018, 8:00 PM 860 Views 3 Comments

When I was younger, counselling was close to the last thing I would have considered, writes Danny McNeive.

# counselling - Friday 9 March, 2018

Government considering the roll-out of free contraception
# The Pill
# The Pill

Government considering the roll-out of free contraception

Mar 9th 2018, 1:12 PM 36,374 Views 97 Comments

Minister Harris said work to consider the costs and other implications is continuing within his department.

# counselling - Saturday 24 February, 2018

GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies
# Gambling
# Gambling

GAA votes to ban sponsorship deals with betting companies

Feb 24th 2018, 1:26 PM 14,355 Views 64 Comments

The GAA’s annual congress today heard that sport is “besieged by gambling”.

# counselling - Sunday 1 October, 2017

What to do when the career you've chosen doesn't give you fulfillment
# Counselling
# Counselling

What to do when the career you've chosen doesn't give you fulfillment

Oct 1st 2017, 3:30 PM 13,999 Views 26 Comments

We usually have more options than we realise, writes Maeve Halpin.

# counselling - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers
# Turn2MeYouth
# Turn2MeYouth

'A connection to the place they know': There's a new online mental health service for teenagers

Sep 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,631 Views 8 Comments

Turn2MeYouth offers online peer support and individual counselling to 16-19 year olds.

# counselling - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Harris 'sickened' at the 'misleading nonsense' spread by rogue crisis pregnancy agencies
# Counselling
# Counselling

Harris 'sickened' at the 'misleading nonsense' spread by rogue crisis pregnancy agencies

Jul 11th 2017, 2:56 PM 13,824 Views 40 Comments

The Regulation of Information Act may be strengthened to deal with rogue crisis pregnancy agencies.

# counselling - Sunday 28 May, 2017

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'
# Cancer
# Cancer

'My sister died from it, then my mam had it, then I got it'

May 28th 2017, 10:00 PM 35,097 Views 3 Comments

Arc Cancer Support helps people deal with the emotional and physical challenges they face before, during and after treatment.

# counselling - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'You get flashbacks of horrific scenes' - Should counselling be mandatory for gardaí?
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

'You get flashbacks of horrific scenes' - Should counselling be mandatory for gardaí?

Apr 12th 2017, 7:15 PM 11,336 Views 50 Comments

A 24/7 counselling service was launched for gardaí last year.

# counselling - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

New counselling rooms for homeless people open in Dublin today
# Dublin Simon
# Dublin Simon

New counselling rooms for homeless people open in Dublin today

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:38 AM 10,564 Views 20 Comments

A new suite of rooms are being opened today.

# counselling - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland
# Counselling
# Counselling

Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland

Oct 19th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,275 Views 23 Comments

The issue of these clinics operating in Ireland was highlighted in an undercover report last month.

# counselling - Monday 5 September, 2016

How rogue crisis pregnancy agencies have been operating outside the law here for more than a decade
# Abortion
# Abortion

How rogue crisis pregnancy agencies have been operating outside the law here for more than a decade

Sep 5th 2016, 5:08 PM 28,994 Views 244 Comments

The agencies are in the spotlight again after an investigation found an agency in Dublin giving abortion misinformation to women.

# counselling - Saturday 23 July, 2016

Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Girls make up vast majority of young people seeking psychiatric help for eating disorders

Jul 23rd 2016, 10:00 PM 14,544 Views 68 Comments

Some 87% of people under the age of 18 presenting with eating disorders are female.

# counselling - Thursday 21 January, 2016

The over-emphasis on medication over therapy is just one problem that needs fixing
# Opinion
# Opinion

The over-emphasis on medication over therapy is just one problem that needs fixing

Jan 21st 2016, 5:00 PM 767 Views 92 Comments

Before the 2011 election, Taoiseach Enda Kenny singled out mental health as the key issue he wanted to tackle.

# counselling - Monday 18 January, 2016

Six members of the force died by suicide last year and here's what gardaí want to do about it
# Counselling
# Counselling

Six members of the force died by suicide last year and here's what gardaí want to do about it

Jan 18th 2016, 6:05 AM 26,362 Views 47 Comments

As it stands gardaí do not receive specialist counselling services which are available to other emergency services.

# counselling - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Massive increase in new callers to service for childhood abuse victims
# Reaching Out
# Reaching Out

Massive increase in new callers to service for childhood abuse victims

Dec 13th 2015, 4:46 PM 10,683 Views 20 Comments

The most common overall setting for abuse was in the family with one quarter of these callers saying their fathers abused them.

# counselling - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

There were 25 calls seeking help after a rape every day last year
# Counselling
# Counselling

There were 25 calls seeking help after a rape every day last year

Jun 17th 2015, 7:34 AM 6,485 Views 4 Comments

Over 9,000 contacts were received in 2014.

# counselling - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Online counselling offers easy-to-reach support for depression and anxiety
# Turn2Me
# Turn2Me

Online counselling offers easy-to-reach support for depression and anxiety

Jun 14th 2015, 8:40 AM 14,928 Views 4 Comments

Its proponents say it offers advantages over other services – but just how popular is e-therapy in Ireland? We talk to mental health support website Turn2Me.org.

# counselling - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Tusla defends its decision to withdraw funding from the Rape Crisis Network

Jun 9th 2015, 1:30 PM 13,692 Views 28 Comments

It says, “The decision is dictated by the need to achieve the best use of limited available resources.”

# counselling - Sunday 17 May, 2015

What I've learned through my career as a counsellor
# Opinion
# Opinion

What I've learned through my career as a counsellor

May 17th 2015, 2:30 PM 4,007 Views 26 Comments

People are different – from each other and from what the books say. A “textbook case” is rare, if not non-existent.

# counselling - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

'No' campaign slams funding cut for Catholic marriage-counselling service
# No Accord
# No Accord

'No' campaign slams funding cut for Catholic marriage-counselling service

May 13th 2015, 10:00 PM 33,226 Views 252 Comments

The organisation, which received €1.9 million from Tusla last year, is to lose €378,000 of that funding in 2015.

# counselling - Sunday 19 April, 2015

We have qualified psychologists eager to work – so why are waiting lists so long?
# Opinion
# Opinion

We have qualified psychologists eager to work – so why are waiting lists so long?

Apr 19th 2015, 10:50 PM 7,248 Views 65 Comments

Why are counselling psychologists deemed ineligible to work in certain areas of mental health treatment when they have been trained to do so?

# counselling - Friday 20 March, 2015

Two young boys waiting over two years for counselling after sexual assault
# Counselling
# Counselling

Two young boys waiting over two years for counselling after sexual assault

Mar 20th 2015, 2:55 PM 14,024 Views 26 Comments

Tusla says that things are getting better in the area.

# counselling - Sunday 25 January, 2015

How to pick the right therapist for you
# Advice
# Advice

How to pick the right therapist for you

Jan 25th 2015, 7:30 PM 9,792 Views 18 Comments

People are reaching out more for counselling and psychotherapy, write Dil Wickremasinghe and Anne Marie Toole, but it’s important to know how to find the right help.

# counselling - Monday 22 December, 2014

Counselling service Connect extending its hours over Christmas
# Emotional Time
# Emotional Time

Counselling service Connect extending its hours over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2014, 7:42 AM 4,028 Views 0 Comments

“Christmas can be an emotional time for people and this creates a greater demand for counselling and support services.”

# counselling - Sunday 14 December, 2014

More sexual abuse victims are calling this counselling service
# Support
# Support

More sexual abuse victims are calling this counselling service

Dec 14th 2014, 2:07 PM 5,973 Views 5 Comments

A higher proportion of calls came from men.

# counselling - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Increases in domestic violence against men
# Reaching Out
# Reaching Out

Increases in domestic violence against men

Nov 19th 2014, 12:48 PM 7,437 Views 34 Comments

A new report from domestic abuse service ‘Amen’ has shown an increase in reported incidents.

# counselling - Friday 10 October, 2014

322 sought post-abortion counselling info from Cura in 2013
# Concerns
# Concerns

322 sought post-abortion counselling info from Cura in 2013

Oct 10th 2014, 6:15 AM 3,867 Views 3 Comments

The figures are contained in Cura’s annual report for 2013.

# counselling - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

'It was amazing to be listened to' - This service helped 2,500 young people last year
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'It was amazing to be listened to' - This service helped 2,500 young people last year

Aug 12th 2014, 1:16 PM 9,469 Views 5 Comments

More than 11% of the young people presenting at the mental health programme said they’d had suicidal thoughts.

# counselling - Sunday 27 July, 2014

More male abuse survivors in rural Ireland are seeking help
# Abuse
# Abuse

More male abuse survivors in rural Ireland are seeking help

Jul 27th 2014, 1:43 PM 11,980 Views 30 Comments

Some counties – including Cavan, Westmeath and Offaly – have seen a ratio of 2:1 in male to female callers to a helpline.

# counselling - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Here's how to make a submission to the mother and baby homes inquiry
# Terms Of Reference
# Terms Of Reference

Here's how to make a submission to the mother and baby homes inquiry

Jun 18th 2014, 11:29 AM 5,476 Views 1 Comment

Children’s Minister Charlie Flanagan has encouraged those who wish to make a submission to “act without delay”.

# counselling - Monday 12 May, 2014

One in Four welcomes today's audits but says church must never become complacent again
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

One in Four welcomes today's audits but says church must never become complacent again

May 12th 2014, 5:21 PM 5,484 Views 24 Comments

Counselling services are available to support people impacted by today’s child protection reports.

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