A list of helplines and contact details for Irish organisations via http://www.mentalhealthireland.ie Aware HELPLINE PHONE: 1890 303302 Supports those who are directly affected by depression. Aware operates a helpline from 10am to 10pm Monday to Wednesday and 10am to 1am Thursday to Sunday. The Aware Helpline is a non directive listening service for people…
Category: Family Matters
Helping a loved one through a broken heart
This is just one story of how to help a friend through heartbreak. This particular blogpost is not supported by proven psychological studies, it is anecdotal and about a friend’s story I heard recently that filled me with joy. Siobhan was supposed to get married last Christmas. After 8 years together, a wedding dress paid…
How Aunts and Uncles can contribute to the lives of Parents & Children
As requested by children’s book author and aunt @Avrilfrances, here is an interview with Psychologist and Professor Robert Milardo on the importance of extended family in a child’s life, in particular, Aunts and Uncles. http://www.openeducation.net/2010/02/15/the-importance-of-extended-family-aunts-and-uncles/
Aversion to Therapy: Why Won’t Men Get Help?
Research shows that men benefit from talk therapy just as much, if not more, than women. Yet most men still won’t go.
The Irish Mammy (Issues)
Ahhhhhh, the Irish Mammy. Sure you couldn’t say a bad word about her. Could you?