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Local secondary schools to be represented at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2024

A total of 20 projects representing the five secondary schools in Athlone and Moate have been selected for entry to the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2024.

Aesthetic Beauty and Mental Health — the link between looking well and well being

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In the age of social media and digital self-presentation, the pursuit of aesthetic beauty has taken on new significance. Individuals today are bombarded with images of seemingly perfect bodies, flawless skin, and idealized features. In this landscape, the concept of self-care has become increasingly entwined with one's pursuit of aesthetic beauty.

Demand for mental health services increased following the pandemic – Vhi

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New data released by Vhi has found a 15 per cent increase in the number of its members accessing private psychiatric care in 2022, compared to the pre-pandemic period of 2019. Vhi paid out over €73.6 million in claims for private psychiatric claims in 2022, a significant increase on the pre-pandemic figure of €66.5 million in 2019.

Local communities have the power to make change this World Mental Health month

Mental Health Ireland is leading an interactive campaign this October aimed at protecting and improving mental health in communities, schools and workplaces in County Westmeath and around the country.

Alumni artists of ATU Galway get Brussels showcase

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12 artists, all graduates of Atlantic Technological University (ATU) Galway were selected to display their work at a new art exhibition that was held at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Joining a choir can truly improve your mental health – Turn2Me charity

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, is encouraging the public to sign up to sing in a choir and stated that it can have mental health benefits.

Joining a choir can improve your mental health

Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, is encouraging the public to sign up to sing in a choir and stated that it can have mental health benefits. The charity listed the many benefits of being in a choir including a strengthened feeling of community, a reduction in stress levels and an improved feeling of social wellbeing.

Jigsaw call for youth mental health services funding in wake of “most demanding year”

Jigsaw, the leading youth mental health charity, has warned that the double-whammy of lack of funding and increasing demand is contributing to Ireland’s mental health support services being more stretched than ever before.

Galway academic explores relationship between religious beliefs and mental wellbeing

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New research into the relationship between Irish adolescent students and religion suggests that religion has the potential to positively or negatively influence students’ mental wellbeing, depending on how it is used.

Government must acknowledge changes needed relating to mental health services – MEP Maria Walsh

The Government must acknowledge the changes needed in healthcare services and policies in all sectors if we are to truly care for, protect and discuss the mental health of Irish citizens.


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