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'Recovery is possible': A third of people seeking help for eating disorders have had one for over 10 years
Charity Bodywhys said that a large number seeking help 10 years on have never accessed any form of treatment.
'I can do what I feel is needed': Bertrand immerses himself in relief effort for fire victims
The 27-year-old Southampton and England defender is from Southwark in central London.
'Mental health is part of us all; We’ve all been heartbroken, we’ve all had moments of glory'
This is the best advice I can give to someone going through a difficult time, writes Barbara Brennan.
Police were called 2,738 times about domestic abuse over Christmas
The PSNI received 95 calls related to domestic abuse on Christmas Day.
Ryanair's marketing guru: 'Coming from England to visit your Irish granny is not tourism'
Kenny Jacobs accused the tourism sector of having a ‘very Anglo way of looking at things’.
'It's not right any one player being targeted for one mistake he makes on a pitch'
Mayo star Diarmuid O’Connor has sympathy for Cork goalkeeper Anthony Casey.
Michael Noonan 'presumes' talks with Fianna Fáil will begin after Thursday
It’s the first time a senior Fine Gael minister has openly discussed negotiations with Fianna Fáil.
Massive increase in new callers to service for childhood abuse victims
The most common overall setting for abuse was in the family with one quarter of these callers saying their fathers abused them.
How to reach out to someone who is feeling down: a guide
All over the festive season, is bringing you tried and tested ways to help you keep your mental health in fine fettle.
Increases in domestic violence against men
A new report from domestic abuse service ‘Amen’ has shown an increase in reported incidents.
Luis Suarez's latest stance on biting - 'I am not doing that anymore'
The Uruguayan striker became embroiled in more controversy during this summer’s World Cup.
How rugby's Fitzgerald and Hanrahan helped Kerry's Donaghy in injury battle
The Kingdom star got the advice of leading rugby stars when battling injures in 2014.
New app gives access to local mental health services
The initiative aims to remove the reluctance of some people to physically ask for help.
Helpline receives 15,000 calls from older people in 2012
The helpline, operated by Third Age Ireland, was especially busy over the Christmas period, as older people dealt with bereavement, financial worries, and having to say goodbye to family members who have emigrated.