Six-year old boy tried to hang himself

September 24, 2009

Publication: Irish Examiner

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2009 Page: 2

Author: by Cormac O'Keeffe

Headline: Six-year old boy tried to hang himself

Researchhas found "alarming" evidence of deliberate self-harm among children aged between five and 11, including

Sharon's dad warns it could happen again

September 17, 2009

'No change' to lack of social work services


Wednesday September 16 2009

THE FATHER of a Wexford woman who drowned herself and her two daughters more than four years ago has warned that 'nothing

Call for out-of-hours social worker service

September 11, 2009


A SOCIAL work service available for emergencies on a 24-hour, seven-day a week basis has been called for in a new report commissioned by the Mental Health Commission and An Garda Síochána.

The report also

HSE seeks return of €40m from land sales

September 8, 2009

CARL O'BRIEN, Social Affairs Correspondent

HEALTH AUTHORITIES have written to the Department of Finance seeking the urgent return of more than €40 million raised in recent years from the sale of land used by mental health services.