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Nail the Stigma at Sligo IT

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Nail The Stigma is an initiative which aims to encourage students and staff to talk openly about mental health by final year students in Public Health and Health Promotion course in Sligo IT . The overall aim is to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health and to encourage people to speak up and talk about how they are […]

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Order Your Green Ribbons NOW

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See Change, the National Stigma Reduction Partnership and our 90 partner organisations are rolling out a month long national Green Ribbon Campaign to get people talking openly about mental health problems in May 2017. Please Talk is See Change’s youth programme and is Ireland’s student-led mental health movement. More than 500,000 green ribbons will be distributed […]

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GMIT Students Sign Up For First Ever Triathlon As Part Of New Mental Health & Well-being Campaign

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    Six GMIT students who are not actively involved in sport or daily exercise have signed up to take part in Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon in May, as part of a major campaign to boost students’ mental health and wellbeing through sport. The campaign was launched in GMIT this week (Monday 6 February 2017) […]

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Calling Students to be Please Talk Ambassadors

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    Become a Please Talk Ambassador   We are looking for students who have experience of a mental health difficulty to share their stories and help end the stigma on campus.   If you or a friend wish to get involved and help us combat mental health stigma on your campus please contact treasa@pleasetalk.ie […]

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Chats for Change Campaign to Get Students Talking

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Please Talk and its partners launch annual ‘Chats for Change’ to get students talking about mental health: research shows 41% increase in third level students seeking counselling Please Talk, St Patrick’s Mental Health Services and the Union of Students in Ireland will launch the annual “Chats for Change” national mental health campaign on 7th November 2016 to get Irish students talking about mental […]

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LIT World Mental Health Day Events

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Here are the events happening on LIT campus for mental health week 2016: Monday 10th: 10. 30 am Launch of LIT Kindness Campaign in association with “Pay it Forward Limerick” where students and staff pledge to do something kind through out the year. Monday 10th : Dr Fergus Heffernan, Mental Health Day Talk, 7.30 pm […]

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NUI Galway Psych Soc Promotes Smiling on Campus

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NUI Galway Psych Soc Promotes Smiling on Campus Building upon the success of last year’s Mental Health Week, NUI Galway’s Psychological Society has been working with a large number of societies, local businesses and NUI Galway’s Societies Office to create an even more eventful and inclusive Mental Health week running from October 3rd to the […]

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Signs of Problem Gambling in yourself and others

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Gambling is a pastime which many Irish people enjoy. It is deeply engrained in our culture. In fact, Ireland has the second highest spend, per person, on gambling – in the world. While for the majority of people who gamble, it is a relatively harmless bit of fun, there are many who experience harm from […]

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Problem Gambling – How Students are Affected

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Gambling is a pastime which many Irish people enjoy. It is deeply engrained in our culture. In fact, Ireland has the second highest spend, per person, on gambling – in the world. While for the majority of people who gamble, it is a relatively harmless bit of fun, there are many who experience harm from […]

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