There is help available for people who are feeling suicidal and for families or friends who are concerned about someone. This is the message from the HSE in Cork as the National Office for Suicide Prevention publishes its annual report for 2012 today, Thursday 5th September 2013.
The HSE South is keen to inform the public that there are a range of services available in the area of suicide prevention as well as support in the aftermath of a suicide. People, who feel they are in crisis for whatever reason, need to know they are not alone. Help, advice and support is available to you. more »
A WORKSHOP in Kinsale this week seeks to explore and dispel the unhealthy effects of anxiety.
Mind sciences lecturer, Rod Briggs returns to west Cork to shed light on the relationship between lying, worrying, self-sabotage and failure.
‘Do it Yourself – Self-Help on the Shelf’ is a new initiative which provides a list of recommended books (available to borrow from Bandon library) and websites to help people deal with common problems such as anger management and bereavement.
The book and website lists have been developed by HSE clinical psychologists based in Bandon, in collaboration with library staff from Bandon and Cork.
The group offers mother to mother support with the aim of empowering women to breastfeed for as long as they would like to.
There is an excellent library with books on many topics such as pregnancy, breastfeeding, weaning, introducing solids, and parenting and also lots of information leaflets for mothers. more »
A FREE pre-diabetes check, blood pressure check, and fitness test are available to members of the public at the Bantry Primary Care Information evening, which will be held next Tuesday, February 19th, from 5pm to 8pm in the Primary Care Centre, The Quays, Bantry (follow the signs outside the Maritime Hotel).