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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Trauma

This year
Therapist: It's been a summer of tragedy and loss for many young people
Monica Jackman says it’s been a tough summer for young people in this country with tragic losses – she has some gentle advice for anyone grieving.
SF's Kenny says his family was traumatised after arson and vehicle attacks at their home
The TD told Morning Ireland that his family are moving house due to the trauma of attacks on their home.
Last year
Alex Jones ordered to pay almost $1 billion to families of Sandy Hook victims
Jones pushed the lie that the 2012 massacre never happened, and that the grieving families were actors
Mental Health Commission to ban mechanical restraints on children in inpatient centres
The practice involves handcuffs, or devices and garments that stop a person moving.
'I've seen people getting killed in front of my eyes'
Refugees Tareq Altorok and Inza Bamba, who both represented Ireland at the Unity Cup this week, chat to The42.
'Slicing myself open': Sexual abuse survivors say making statement to gardaí is re-traumatising
Participants in new research have called for reform within the criminal justice system.
'I know how to deal with stuff but my family didn’t deserve to go through that' - Cancelo
The Man City full-back confronted intruders who broke into his home in December.
All time
‘I genuinely could have died… There was fluid in my lungs, fluid around my heart’
Wexford Youths player Vanessa Ogbonna reflects on a dramatic 12 months.
Over 30 experts ask O'Gorman to change redress scheme so it considers 'impact of early trauma'
People who were born in a mother and baby institution but spent less than six months there are excluded from the scheme.
Footballer collapses from heart attack during game
Emil Palsson suddenly fell over in the 12th minute of the game against Stjordals-Blink.
Opinion: 'Frontline workers are close to falling over the burnout cliff'
Johnny Moran of Trauma Response Network Ireland outlines the key signs of trauma burnout in essential workers.
Wellness Wednesday: 'Anxiety isn’t only in your head' - an occupational therapist says the body holds the key
Mental Health Occupational Therapist Michelle Murray says we can freeze up at times like this, but there are simple ways to ease stress.
'I don’t know how you’re even still alive' - The ex-Ireland international who lived a nightmare
Former player Caroline Thorpe on how football helped save her.
HSE apologises to women callers to Joe Duffy's Liveline who shared their traumatic childbirth experiences
Over the last fortnight, many women have taken to the national airwaves to share their stories of childbirth.
French teenager in intensive care after suffering heart attack while playing rugby
Nicolas Chauvin, 19, suffered the cardiac arrest while playing for the Stade Francais youth academy.
UCD research to explore how child abuse survivors found strength in their struggles
The research aims to identify the positive factors that helped peole who experienced trauma in their childhoods.
'Abandoned to the scrap heap': Gardaí describe management attitude to their mental health issues
More than one in six rank-and-file members of An Garda Síochána may have PTSD.
Parents with severe trauma in childhood more likely to have children with behavioural problems
The types of childhood hardships include divorce or separation of parents, death of a parent, and emotional, physical or sexual abuse.
Rescued Thai boys will be monitored for psychological distress for six months
The boys will be monitored for psychological distress.
'The fact you can't see is terrifying' - Garda recounts being pelted by rocks while responding to callout
Middle-ranking gardaí are today voting on a number of measures regarding their welfare.
Major traumas will be sent to hospitals in either Dublin or Cork under new plan
A specialist trauma unit will also be located in a third location.
'I thought I was going to die,' says US Olympian of doctor's abuse
McKayla Maroney is one of more than 100 victims to have accused Larry Nassar of sexual assault.
Man (45) jailed for 7 and a half years after raping two women he met in a nightclub
The man told the jury he had consensual unprotected sex with one woman, and denied having sex with the other victim.
Czech man had ear bitten off in Dublin attack
Milan Hosek featured on RTÉ2′s new show Trauma, which looks into the world of trauma and medical emergency in Ireland.
After 28 years, can Hillsborough survivors finally attain a sense of closure?
John Hughson speaks to The42 about the legacy of this terrible tragedy.
Atletico Madrid star robbed at gunpoint for 70k watch
Koke has reported the robbery with an investigation now underway.
Retired garda given €90k in damages after being attacked on duty
One of the assailants had shouted “I know where you live. We’ll burn you out.”
''I wanted to say: 'You’re bullying me, Dad, don’t beat me like this, talk to me'''
Former boxer Kevin Lueshing talks of his difficult childhood and the regular beatings he took from his father.
Former Newcastle player adds his name to abuse victims
David Eatock broke his silence as it emerged that more than a quarter of the UK’s regional police forces were looking into allegations.
Ex-Liverpool and England player Paul Stewart goes public with sexual abuse ordeal
The former footballer accused a youth coach of sexually assaulting him.
'He's a very strong person' - Olympics-bound Saskia Tidey on father's IRA kidnap ordeal
The former Quinnsworth supermarket boss was rescued from Derrada Wood, Ballinamore in Leitrim 33 years ago
'I can't stop screaming inside': 74-year-old woman says rape left her waiting for death
“How can he behave with such brutality?” she asked in court. “A woman three times his age.”
Irish Rail drivers received no support as families question them at suicide inquests
That’s according to a report carried out by the Railway Accident Investigation Unit.
Research finds 96% of dead NFL players have brain disease at centre of concussion crisis
87 of 91 players tested positive for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
Column: Too much “stuff” – what causes hoarding?
Hoarding is far from rare, and yet it remains largely misunderstood.
Opinion: Why are so many victims of child sexual abuse reluctant to report it?
Lenient sentencing in sexual assault cases has negative consequences – not just for individuals, but for all victims.
Opinion: The sudden death of a young woman is not any less tragic for her being an addict
Compassion for a fellow human being should not change just because a poor soul happened to be an addict.
VIDEO: Turning stories of addiction and trauma into a powerful dance show
Woman Stood Regardless, by Catherine Young Dance, takes to the stage this weekend.
Marley and Me left Irish TV viewers in an absolute STATE last night
Not even Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston could ease the pain.
PSNI issue appeal after woman is held down by 3 men and sexually assaulted
The woman was set upon by the men as she was walking along the Bell Steele Road area of Poleglass.