Two in three workers would hide mental illness

January 20, 2010

Two in three workers would hide mental illness
19/01/2010 – 15:43:16

Two thirds of workers would hide their mental illness from colleagues and employers, campaigners claimed today.

Startling figures from the Association for Higher Education Access &

Government to amend mental health legislation

January 15, 2010

Government to amend mental health legislation
10 January 2010 By Kieron Wood

The government is to push through legislation in the spring to allow the recall of patients conditionally discharged from the Central Mental Hospital.


Lost Generation take their lives

January 14, 2010

Lost Generation take their lives, and deaths, into their own hands As suicide rates resemble those experienced in the Eighties, medical experts agree that the economic declineis a strong factor, young men are  committing suicide at a

Farm helpline inundated with calls in December

January 8, 2010


Thursday January 07 2010

THE harsh weather, crippling costs on the farming community and loneliness has led to the HSE South's Farm and Rural Helpline receiving 100 calls in December. In 2009, it had

ECT without consent

January 8, 2010


Madam, – On reading Dr Dermot Walsh’s article, (Opinion, December 28th), and in conjunction with it, Ian Woods’s response to Siobhan Barry’s, the following questions burn for an answer: first, against what standards do these two