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Tag Archives: "Health and well being"

29 Nov, 2018

Good advice if you are feeling under the weather

Under the Weather Learning how to manage everyday illnesses with confidence and common sense is a great life skill. Whether you are dealing with a cold, flu, tummy bug or other minor complaint, you can trust the advice on this website. It comes from doctors and pharmacists in Ireland. Undertheweather.ie was developed by the HSE […]

29 Nov, 2018

Post Natal Depression: A guide for Mothers, Family and Friends

After giving birth, most mothers experience some degree of mood swings. There are 3 main kinds of post natal mood change: Baby blues Puerperal psychosis Postnatal depression Baby blues. So common they are considered normal for new mothers They usually begin 2-4 days after baby is born. You may have crying spells, increased feelings of […]

27 Nov, 2018

HSE launches Mental Health Campaign for Young People

HSE launches Mental Health Campaign for Young People https://www2.hse.ie/mental-health/   The HSE has  launched a new mental health campaign specifically targeted at young people. The ‘Mind Monster’ campaign was developed to raise awareness among adolescents and young adults of ways to look after their mental health. Focusing on things that are known to cause stress and […]

19 Jul, 2018

Supporting family members or friends with mental health difficulties

If you are supporting someone who has a mental health difficulty you may have questions about their diagnosis, treatment, medication, ongoing support etc. Here is a handy guide from the HSE which you may find useful. You can also download a more detailed booklet at https://www.healthpromotion.ie/publication/fullListing?category=Mental+Health&searchHSE=  

15 May, 2018

Encouraging good self-esteem in our children

What is self-esteem? The term “self-esteem” refers to the feelings a person has about his/her own value or worth. There are two main components of a person’s self-esteem, how much they feel loved and valued, and how capable they feel. A child with good self-esteem feels loved and important in life whereas a child with […]

29 Mar, 2018

Celebrating Make One Change 2018 with our fabulous prize winning families

A great night was had last Thursday at the prize giving for Make One Change 2018. The event was held in the Central Library Letterkenny and families from all over Donegal were presented with the prizes they had won in the Make One Change draw. Over 220 families had signed up to make some small […]

23 Jan, 2018

Athrú beag – tionchar mór

An bhfuil a fios agat go dtig leat clarú le Make One Change 2018 anseo i nGaeilge https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MakeOneChangeGaeilge  Nó is feidir leat an fhoirm seo a úsaid – agus é a chur ar ais chugainn sa phost nó ar ríomhphost chuig bairbre.parenthub@gmail.com Foirm iontrala Tá duaiseanna íontacha ar fáil sa chrannchur do theaghlaigh atá claraithe […]

23 Jan, 2018

Laughter – it’s good for your health! So why not Make One Change and put more laughter in your life!

Sure, it’s fun to share a good laugh. But did you know it can actually improve your health? It’s true: laughter is strong medicine. It draws people together in ways that trigger healthy physical and emotional changes in the body. Laughter strengthens your immune system, boosts mood, diminishes pain, and protects you from the damaging […]

24 Oct, 2017

Supporting Parents to Support their Children’s Mental Health and Wellbeing

Supporting parents supporting children The National Parents’ Council Primary (NPC) Donegal County Branch presents an evening on mental health and wellbeing. Donegal Flyer Colour 13Nov On:            Monday 13th November 2017 In:             The Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny At:             7.30pm Positive mental health […]