Tag Archives: mental health

  1. Dreaming Above 2000m

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    August 26, 2015 by John Buckley

    On the trails in Wicklow

    The apparent thinning of air whilst exerting. A mist is surrounding my eyes as water begins to fall. Gasping for …
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  2. “Do no harm: The booze question”

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    May 21, 2013 by John Buckley

    “It’s 3 o’clock in the morning, and I’m on the streets again”, Phil Lynott always reached that note perfectly; I …
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  3. Things have been bleak lately: So how do we get past it? (A human side)

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    December 5, 2012 by John Buckley

    * Stick with it, we try to get past the bleakness Bleak, a word I don’t use too lightly, but …
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  4. Mental Health Budget 2013: Response, Paul Keogh, Fine Gael Chief Whip

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    December 3, 2012 by John Buckley

    I received the first reply today to a call to protect the mental health budget, sent to cabinet ministers last …
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  5. New Mental Health Professionals interviewed and ready to go since October.

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    December 2, 2012 by John Buckley

    In the Budget for 2012, the government allocated €35million for improvements to the mental health service provision. This translated to …
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  6. Don’t drop the ball on Mental Health: Urgent email to the Cabinet, Budget 2013

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    November 30, 2012 by John Buckley

    Mental Health Reform have been running a fantastic campaign leading up to Budget 2013, ‘Don’t Drop the Ball’. They’re calling on …
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  7. ‘The country is broke’ – Minister Kathleen Lynch v. 500 deaths by suicide

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    November 29, 2012 by John Buckley

    This morning I woke up and read that the ‘The country is broke’. Obviously this is not something I didn’t …
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