Suicide

Suicide is defined as the intentional taking of a person’s own life. The National Suicide Research Foundation records show that suicide rates in Ireland fell between 2001 and 2007. This was during the so-called Celtic Tiger years. However, in 2008, when the recession hit Ireland, the rates began to increase …

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Depression

Being tired, having low moods and not having the energy to do anything are familiar feelings from time to time to most people. They can usually be explained by being up late, burning the candle at both ends, or perhaps not getting enough sleep. Life throws many different things at …

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The New Year

Happy New Year everyone! We have just bid farewell to the old year and welcomed in 2016, a new year with the prospect of new beginnings. Some people look on this as a good time to make changes in their lives and make new year resolutions. We are one week …

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Christmas

The Christmas season is upon us again and as the song tells us, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. However, it may not be like that for everyone and some people may find it a stressful, lonesome and anxious time. There are endless rounds of parties, shopping for …

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