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# 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 5,497 Views 24 Comments

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

# counselling - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Opinion: I had to drop out of Gaelic football training. Why? Because I was bulimic
# Eating Disorder
# Eating Disorder

Opinion: I had to drop out of Gaelic football training. Why? Because I was bulimic

May 10th 2014, 12:01 PM 119 Views 8 Comments

Alexandra Potter said she dreamed of playing for her county like her heroes Bernard Brogan and Stephen Cluxton, but Bulimia Nervosa soon took over.

'I got a feeling looking at my new baby that he'd be better off without me'
# Support Needed
# Support Needed

'I got a feeling looking at my new baby that he'd be better off without me'

May 10th 2014, 8:30 AM 22,400 Views 24 Comments

42,000 women in Ireland are diagnosed each year with a mental health illness and emotional trauma surrounding pregnancy and childbirth.

# counselling - Friday 9 May, 2014

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend
# Mental Health Days
# Mental Health Days

Opinion: There were days I struggled. I wished I could call in sick and not have to pretend

May 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 832 Views 45 Comments

Should employers be receptive to employees calling in sick for a mental health issue – they should be, writes an anonymous contributor.

# counselling - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Stress, finances and sexual issues...some of the things leading couples to counselling
# ACCORD
# ACCORD

Stress, finances and sexual issues...some of the things leading couples to counselling

Feb 13th 2014, 1:38 PM 10,802 Views 12 Comments

During 2013, Accord delivered more than 50,000 marriage counselling hours to 9,890 people.

More than 2,500 children waiting for HSE mental health services
# Counselling
# Counselling

More than 2,500 children waiting for HSE mental health services

Feb 13th 2014, 10:50 AM 7,699 Views 35 Comments

A report published today shows 42 per cent have been waiting more than six months to be seen.

# counselling - Thursday 12 December, 2013

More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA
# Irish Family Planning Association
# Irish Family Planning Association

More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA

Dec 12th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,756 Views 197 Comments

The Irish Family Planning Association have also reported an increase in STI screenings in its 2012 report.

# counselling - Monday 2 December, 2013

Abuse survivors' helpline expects 12 per cent increase in calls
# Helpline
# Helpline

Abuse survivors' helpline expects 12 per cent increase in calls

Dec 2nd 2013, 6:40 AM 3,277 Views 3 Comments

Connect said it expects to receive 8,300 calls this year compared to 7,376 last year.

# counselling - Friday 1 November, 2013

Over 40 per cent of cancer patients seek counselling within a year
# Cancer
# Cancer

Over 40 per cent of cancer patients seek counselling within a year

Nov 1st 2013, 6:30 AM 3,926 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society is pushing for more supports for cancer sufferers.

# counselling - Friday 25 October, 2013

Irish goalkeeper urges people to seek help with mental health issues
# PleaseTalk
From The42
# PleaseTalk

Irish goalkeeper urges people to seek help with mental health issues

Oct 25th 2013, 8:00 AM 27,728 Views 47 Comments

Dundalk IT welfare officer Paddy O’Rourke, who plays for Ireland on Saturday night, spoke out in the wake of the tragic death of Galway hurler Niall Donoghue.

# counselling - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Column: Relationships and suicide – it’s time we talked to men properly
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Relationships and suicide – it’s time we talked to men properly

Oct 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 6,607 Views 84 Comments

A report revealing that 78 per cent of men who died by suicide had relationship problems highlights how important it is to take relationship breakdowns seriously, writes Tony Moore.

# counselling - Sunday 7 July, 2013

New app gives access to local mental health services
# Reaching Out
# Reaching Out

New app gives access to local mental health services

Jul 7th 2013, 8:30 PM 11,213 Views 22 Comments

The initiative aims to remove the reluctance of some people to physically ask for help.

# counselling - Monday 17 June, 2013

Lack of awareness of mental health services is causing people more suffering
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Lack of awareness of mental health services is causing people more suffering

Jun 17th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,038 Views 9 Comments

A study by the Dean Clinic in Cork also found that “more and more people are now prioritising their mental health”.

# counselling - Monday 22 April, 2013

Mother of sex abuse victim: 'There was no one to help us'
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

Mother of sex abuse victim: 'There was no one to help us'

Apr 22nd 2013, 6:30 AM 190,281 Views 19 Comments

Jennifer’s* son had to wait nine months after reporting his abuse before a HSE therapist was assigned.

# counselling - Monday 15 April, 2013

HSE failing today's child sex abuse victims with lack of counselling services
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

HSE failing today's child sex abuse victims with lack of counselling services

Apr 15th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,756 Views 17 Comments

HSE counselling services for children specifically exclude child sexual abuse as it is not considered a mental health issue.

# counselling - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Column: Men can communicate, just not like women
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Men can communicate, just not like women

Apr 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 2,801 Views 127 Comments

Men are constantly criticised for ‘not talking’ but they simply communicate in a different way to women; if we want to tackle male suicide we need to tackle their self esteem first, writes Tony Moore.

# counselling - Friday 22 March, 2013

80% think counselling and psychotherapy should be regulated
# Counselling
# Counselling

80% think counselling and psychotherapy should be regulated

Mar 22nd 2013, 10:50 AM 7,129 Views 19 Comments

The research also revealed that almost two thirds of people believe it is more acceptable to talk about their problems than it was in the past.

# counselling - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Increased demand for marriage counselling as financial difficulties rise
# Marriage
# Marriage

Increased demand for marriage counselling as financial difficulties rise

Feb 12th 2013, 12:49 PM 4,848 Views 19 Comments

Levels of stress and anxiety remained high among couples using ACCORD’s counselling service last year.

# counselling - Monday 14 January, 2013

Cutbacks reduce one-to-one guidance counselling by 50% - study
# Counselling
# Counselling

Cutbacks reduce one-to-one guidance counselling by 50% - study

Jan 14th 2013, 9:42 AM 2,819 Views 13 Comments

A study commissioned by the Institute of Guidance Counsellors found cutbacks have significantly reduced the time available for one-to-one student counselling.

# counselling - Monday 31 December, 2012

Texting and internet use are growing difficulties for couples
# Marriage
# Marriage

Texting and internet use are growing difficulties for couples

Dec 31st 2012, 12:04 PM 13,341 Views 12 Comments

Last year, Accord saw a 12 per cent increase in demand for its counselling services.

# counselling - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Abuse counselling service extends hours until 6 January
# Counselling
# Counselling

Abuse counselling service extends hours until 6 January

Dec 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,839 Views 2 Comments

Connect has fully-trained psychotherapists on hand to speak to adult victims of childhood abuse.

# counselling - Friday 14 December, 2012

Samaritans celebrates 10 years of prisoner listener scheme
# Samaritans
# Samaritans

Samaritans celebrates 10 years of prisoner listener scheme

Dec 14th 2012, 2:38 PM 3,634 Views 3 Comments

Over the past year, Samaritans recorded 1,100 formal contacts within the six prisons in its Listener Scheme, an 83 per cent increase on 2011.

# counselling - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Chiefs had given counselling to Belcher, girlfriend
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Chiefs had given counselling to Belcher, girlfriend

Dec 4th 2012, 4:53 PM 1,505 Views 0 Comments

The couple had been arguing over relationship and financial issues for months.

# counselling - Friday 30 November, 2012

Console plans to open suicide resource centre in Kerry
# Suicide
# Suicide

Console plans to open suicide resource centre in Kerry

Nov 30th 2012, 3:28 PM 3,956 Views 3 Comments

The national suicide prevention and bereavement charity unveiled its plans for the centre this morning.

# counselling - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Demand for counselling services increase in Tallaght as recession bites
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Demand for counselling services increase in Tallaght as recession bites

Oct 16th 2012, 10:28 AM 4,021 Views 17 Comments

Around 1 per cent of the population of Tallaght will have sought counselling by the end of the year.

# counselling - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Column: 6 ways to stop arguments getting out of hand
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 6 ways to stop arguments getting out of hand

Oct 13th 2012, 7:00 PM 610 Views 11 Comments

When should you say sorry? Counsellor Lisa O’Hara gives tips on stopping fights before they get out of control.

# counselling - Monday 17 September, 2012

Increase in women seeking post-abortion care from IFPA
# Contraception
# Contraception

Increase in women seeking post-abortion care from IFPA

Sep 17th 2012, 11:27 AM 3,918 Views 46 Comments

The group released its annual report from last year today.

# counselling - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Irish suicide prevention charity to expand services to UK
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

Irish suicide prevention charity to expand services to UK

Aug 21st 2012, 7:19 AM 3,105 Views 21 Comments

Console is to open an office in London following discussions with the UK Department of Health and the Metropolitan Police.

# counselling - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Family resource centres report increased demand
# Support Services
# Support Services

Family resource centres report increased demand

Jul 12th 2012, 11:08 AM 2,088 Views 3 Comments

A new report shows more young people and men are availing of the support services offered by family resource centres.

# counselling - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Over 1,300 abuse survivors received counselling under Catholic Church service
# Abuse
# Abuse

Over 1,300 abuse survivors received counselling under Catholic Church service

Jun 20th 2012, 11:21 AM 1,812 Views 6 Comments

Towards Healing’s first annual report says that over 28,000 counselling sessions were provided last year.

# counselling - Monday 11 June, 2012

Child abuse helpline sees large increase in calls
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

Child abuse helpline sees large increase in calls

Jun 11th 2012, 10:46 AM 959 Views 0 Comments

Some callers said they had harmed themselves, while others reported eating disorders and relationship difficulties.

# counselling - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Computer game could help in treatment of depression - study
# Video Games
# Video Games

Computer game could help in treatment of depression - study

Apr 21st 2012, 2:34 PM 3,904 Views 22 Comments

Researchers in New Zealand have developed a computer game which they say is effective at treating mild and moderate depression in teenagers.

# counselling - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

One in four would be embarrassed to have counselling - survey
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

One in four would be embarrassed to have counselling - survey

Feb 22nd 2012, 4:40 PM 3,175 Views 35 Comments

An industry survey showed men are less likely than women to seek counselling for personal difficulties.

# counselling - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Calls to crime victims helpline increase by 11 per cent
# Crime
# Crime

Calls to crime victims helpline increase by 11 per cent

Feb 14th 2012, 5:03 PM 982 Views 0 Comments

Unprovoked street assaults were a feature in many of the calls, managers at the helpline said.

# counselling - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Column: Depression affects one in four – so we tried to do something about it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Depression affects one in four – so we tried to do something about it

Jan 8th 2012, 5:00 PM 60 Views 41 Comments

Norah Bohan set up a Twitter counselling service for people in difficulty over the Christmas holidays – and was amazed by its success. Here she explains what happened.

# counselling - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Online training to help people support grieving family and friends
# Grief
# Grief

Online training to help people support grieving family and friends

Sep 29th 2011, 12:44 PM 618 Views 0 Comments

An online training course developed by the Irish Hospice Foundation will help people to support family, friends and colleagues who have lost a person they love.