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'A chronic care service that actually works'

. Niall Hunter. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/23416 Public 1 February 2015 Report National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1423480991 23416 No SUBSTANCE MISUSE;HEALTH ...

'A grandparent's guide to supporting breastfeeding'.

This leaflet is for grandparents who want to support their daughter or sonÂ's partner in their decision to breastfeed. It answers any questions or concerns they may have and describes what support they can offer.   10.14655/6744-513153 Public Health ...

'A state of semi-lunacy'? The marginal status of drinking problems within the Irish mental health system.

. Shane Butler. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/22222 Public 1 June 2014 Report National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1404308533 22222 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;HEALTH ...

'Active Travel' Maps: Derry/Londonderry, Enniskillen, Limavady, Omagh and Strabane

New 'Active Travel' Maps, funded by the Public Health Agency, for the cities and towns of Derry/ Londonderry, Enniskillen, Limavady, Omagh and Strabane have been launched to encourage local people and visitors to build physical activity into the ...

'Behind the door': solitary confinement in the Irish penal system.

This report contains 25 key recommendations centring on the use of solitary confinement and restricted regimes in Ireland. Our goal is ambitious but achievable â?" the abolition of solitary confinement in Ireland in the short term and the gradual eli ...

'Causes of causes': ethnicity and social position as determinants of health inequality in Irish Traveller men.

This study sought to engage Traveller men in a discussion about their lives, their health and key determinants of their health, with a view to engaging Traveller men in health promotion initiatives. Irish Travellers are an indigenous ethnic minority, cons ...

'FRIENDS for Life': a school-based positive mental health programme. Research project overview and findings.

. Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/6841-1007499 Jean Henefer, Alish Rodgers School, Social Context ‘FRIENDS for Life’ is a school-based positive mental health programme that promotes emotional resilience and reduces anxiety in children and adol ...

'It's nice to see someone coming in': Exploring the Social Objectives of Meals-on-Wheels

O'DWYER, CIARA MARY; TIMONEN, VIRPI; Social Studies; Despite the fact that meals-on-wheels have both nutritional and social aspects, there is a paucity of research on the social objectives of the service. This article set out to develop our under ...

'Making Diabetes Count'

Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/749069-3763 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Diabetes, Obesity, Diagnosed, Undiagnosed The launch of the first report of The Irish Diabetes Prevalence Working Group, Ireland and Northern Ireland's Pop ...

'Nobody really gets it': a qualitative exploration of youth mental health in deprived urban areas.

AIM To examine the experience of developing and living with mental health and substance use disorders among young people living in urban-deprived areas in Ireland to inform primary care interventions. METHOD Semi-structured qualitative interviews with 20 ...

'Pragmatic randomized controlled trial of individually prescribed exercise versus usual care in a heterogeneous cancer survivor population': a feasibility study PEACH trial: prescribed exercise after chemotherapy.

WALSH, JULIE; HUSSEY, JULIETTE; GUINAN, EMER; O'DONNELL, DEARBHAILE; Physiotherapy; Cancer; BACKGROUND: Many cancer survivors suffer a range of physical and psychological symptoms which may persist for months or years after cessation of treatment ...

'Pragmatic randomized controlled trial of individually prescribed exercise versus usual care in a heterogeneous cancer survivor population': a feasibility study PEACH trial: prescribed exercise after chemotherapy.

O'DONNELL, DEARBHAILE MAIRI; WALSH, JULIE; GUINAN, EMER; HUSSEY, JULIETTE M; Physiotherapy; BACKGROUND: Many cancer survivors suffer a range of physical and psychological symptoms which may persist for months or years after cessation of treatment ...

'Speak up and save a life' organ donation leaflet

Speak up and save a life leaflet and registration form- See more at: http://organdonationni.info/resources#sthash.fJpwUrw6.dpuf 10.14655/6744-770530 Public Health Agency Organ donation, Organ donor Speak up and save a life leaflet and registration form- S ...

'Telling their stories' on a dual diagnosis training course: forensic mental health service users' perspective on their challenges, benefits and future strategies.

A five day training course on dual diagnosis was developed by the authors in 2008 and delivered annually within the Irish forensic mental health service. Service users were invited to tell their stories on the training course. Literature suggests several ...

'The future isn't what it used to be': Technology in counselling and psychotherapy

RICHARDS, DEREK; Administrative Staff Authors; Change is prefigured in the articulation by Dr Rick Satavas: ‘the future isn’t what it used to be’. Its sentiment rings true; recently psychotherapy practitioners and researchers have begun investigating the ...

"Creating a brighter future ". An outline plan for the social and economic regeneration of Dublin's North East Inner City.

This report was initiated in response to the series of gangland murders in the North East Inner City and beyond arising from the ongoing feud between certain criminal gangs and which are related largely to the drug trade and other related criminal activit ...

"Gendered processes in child protection: 'Mother-blaming' and the erosion of men's accountability,"

. Majella Mulkeen. Research and Evaluation Report http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/23800 Public 1 January 2012 Article National Drugs Library No 4676 0 1429272764 23800 No ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION;SUBSTANCE MISUSE ...

"I hadn't a penny": A review of State Income Supports Available to Young Parents

24.10.2002 As Minister for Children, I am pleased to publish this paper which provides an overview of the income supports available for young parents. This paper has been commissioned as part of the evaluation of the Teenage Parents Support Initiative (TP ...

"It gives me a sense of independence" Findings from Ireland on the use and usefulness of assistive technology for people with dementia

CAHILL, SUZANNE; Health care sciences and services; Assistive technology; Alzheimer's disease; This work reports Irish data emerging from the ENABLE study which trialled assistive technologies in the homes of people with dementia across five Euro ...

"Its only weed". Rethinking our response to young people's cannabis use.

The origins of this report arose from the Equal Youth Initiative in Ballymun. Equal Youth aims to develop a model of inter-agency co-operation between service providers supporting young early school leavers between the ages of 16 and 24. In recent years, ...

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