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Entries Tagged as 'Mental Health'

Talking about it

January 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Equality, Social Policy

Amnesty International and See Change are hosting a number of public events on the subject of ending discrimination and stigma in the area of mental health. One of the current projects supported by both groups First Fortnight which takes place this Saturday in Dublin with a public debate on the subject of Have attitudes and […]


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Be Careful What you Retweet

November 22nd, 2009 · 14 Comments · Disability, Irish Media, Social Media

Tonight watching X Factor and reading my twitter stream I saw a few too many jokes about Susan Boyle’s mental health and intellectual disability. Some people seem to have found other people’s jokes funny too and retweeted them. Colm O’ Gorman, (Bio: Author, activist, director of Amnesty International Ireland) for one. And people wonder why […]


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New report launched on LGBT Mental Health issues

February 2nd, 2009 · 4 Comments · Equality, HSE, Lesbian, LGBT, Social Policy

Minister for Health, Mary Harney this morning launched a report on a major study entitled Supporting LGBT Lives: A Study of the Mental Health and Well-Being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender People . You may remember the survey phase of the project and my post about it in late 2007. The reports authors, Paula […]


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