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Evidence Review to Inform the Parameters for a Refresh of A Vision for Change

13.7.2017 This report presents the results of an evidence review to inform the parameters of the planned refresh of mental health policy in Ireland ten years after the publication of the existing policy framework set out in A Vision for Change (AVFC). Evi ...

Navigating the challenges of digital health innovation: considerations and solutions in developing online and smartphone-application-based interventions for mental health disorders

This article presents an analysis of challenges and considerations when developing digital mental health innovations. Recommendations include collaborative working between clinicians, researchers, industry and service users in order to successfully naviga ...

You in mind- 'Your Experience Matters'- Sensemaker re-audit 2015

In 2012, the Public Health Agency and the Health and Social Care Board surveyed people across Northern Ireland to assess their experience of Mental Health services.  The Â'Your Experience MattersÂ' survey was based upon nine questions developed ...

Lifeline Crisis Response Service: pre-tender engagement

As part of the Protect Life strategy the Public Health Agency (PHA) is planning to tender for a Lifeline Crisis Response Service (LCRS), consisting of a Regional Crisis Telephone Helpline and Community-Based Support Services within each of the five HSC Tr ...

Audit of the exercise by An Garda Sí­ochána of the provisions of Section 12 of the Child Care Act 1991.

In this audit, the Garda respondentsâ?T accounts of contemporary policing in Ireland highlights the increasingly diverse and demanding roles expected of members of An Garda Síochána, of which child protection is now firmly a part. Chapter 1: Introductio ...

National Self-Harm Registry. Report for January- June 2016. Interim report.

In the first six months of 2016, the Registry recorded 5,471 presentations to hospital due to self-harm. This is equivalent to the number recorded for the same period of 2015 (n=5,475). Drug overdose was the most common method of self-harm, involved in 67 ...

Connecting for life: Kerry. Suicide prevention action plan 2017- 2020.

. 10.14655/11971-1091129 Resource Office for Suicide Prevention Suicide, Self-harm The impact of suicide is devastating and far-reaching. It reverberates outwards through families, friends and communities. An issue that affects all of us so deeply can only ...

A programme for a partnership Government annual report 2017.

. 10.14655/11971-1091038 Department of The Taoiseach Housing, Homelessness, Rural Development, Disability, Older People, Mental Wellbeing On May 6th 2016, the new Partnership Government was formed, comprising Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and Indepen ...

Presentations on alcohol, self-harm and suicide.

. 10.14655/11971-1091019 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Substance Misuse, Self-harm Alcohol, self-harm and suicide was the focus of an all-island seminar organised and live streamed by IPH on behalf of the North-South Alcohol Policy Advisory Group i ...

Young lives in Ireland: a school-based study of mental health and suicide prevention.

Globally, mental disorders are the largest cause of disability among those aged 10-24 years (1), with approximately half of all mental disorders emerging during adolescence, broadly the period between the ages of 12 and 18 (2-5). Suicide is one of the lea ...

Dementia and care of natural teeth and dentures

This leaflet provides information on the importance of good dental care for people living with a dementia and advice for carers. Public Health Agency Dementia, Dental Care This leaflet provides information on the importance of good dental care for people ...

Eating, drinking and swallowing- A guide for carers of people living with a dementia

This booklet aims to provide you with information on how the eating, drinking and swallowing of a person with a dementia may be affected. It includes sections on:Memory and concentrationCoordinationSwallowingBehaviours displayed at mealtimes Public Health ...

10,000 Voices Regional Report: Experience of Paediatric Autism and CAMHS Project

The 10,000 Voices initiative is designed to capture the lived experience of people who use services and affords them an opportunity to tell their story in a way that enables services to change and improve. The survey was undertaken in partnership with the ...

Headline Annual Report 2014

10.14655/812546-815108 Headline National media monitoring, Mental health, Suicide Headline is Ireland's national media monitoring programme, working to promote responsible and accurate coverage of mental health and suicide related issues within the I ...

Employment Interventions for Return to Work in Working Aged Adults Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Graham C.W and West M.D Brain injury, Education, Disability Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when there has been an alteration to brain function (e.g., loss of conscious, memory loss, neurologic defects) due to an external force, such as the impact of ...

Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): A Systematic Review

Reichow B. et all Autism Early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) is one of the most widely used treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The purpose of our review was to examine the research on EIBI. We found a total of five stu ...

Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): A Systematic Review

Reichow B. et all Autism, Behavioural therapy, Intervention Early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) is one of the most widely used treatments for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The purpose of our review was to examine the research on ...

Talking got me through: Ireland impact report 2015/2016.

People contact Samaritans about a wide range of issues, including depression, relationship and family issues, loneliness, physical and mental health issues, alcohol, drugs, self-harm, financial worries, illness and exam pressures, as well as suicidal thou ...

Dying from inequality: socioeconomic disadvantageand suicidal behaviour. Summary report.

This report reviews literature on recent and ongoing economic shocks in the UK, Ireland and other countries, considering the impact of economic recession and periods of economic uncertainty on suicidal behaviour.This report also reviews accounts from peop ...

Health service performance report October- December 2016.

. Health Service Executive Drug treatment, Pharmacy, Patient, Clinics, Prison Service Social Inclusion Commentary Opioid substitute Treatment (month in arrears) 9,743 patients received treatment (excluding prisons) as of the end of November which includes ...

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