In 2023, over 1,000 people supporting someone with an eating disorder accessed free family support services from Bodywhys - The Eating Disorders Association of Ireland. Eating disorders are serious and complex mental illnesses with increased risk of mortality and suicide. With the appropriate, specialist treatment and support, people can and do recover. Eating Disorders … [Read more...] about Eating disorder recovery and beyond: Respecting individuality and identity
Charlie Bird has announced plans to lead a special Hand of Friendship Walk for Samaritans this April. The veteran broadcaster will lead hundreds of Samaritans volunteers and supporters through Avondale Forest Park in his beloved Co. Wicklow on Sunday 21st April. Registration details will follow www.samaritans.ie The Charlie Bird Hand of Friendship Walk for Samaritans is … [Read more...] about Charlie Bird to lead Hand of Friendship Walk for Samaritans in April
Women will soon have the power to tackle devastating menopause symptoms at the touch of a button through a ground-breaking Irish app. The Menopause Hub App, the first of its kind in this country, includes the latest information and research about the hormonal changes endured by women in their 40s and 50s. They can also use the mobile app to monitor their own … [Read more...] about New Irish app helps women tackle menopause symptoms
Irish employers risk being sued for discrimination if they fail to make their workplaces menopause friendly, a leading treatment provider has warned. The warning from The Menopause Hub CEO and founder, Loretta Dignam, comes as fresh UK guidelines state that severe menopausal symptoms can now be considered a disability if they have a “long-term and substantial impact” on … [Read more...] about Irish employers risk menopause lawsuits according to expert
You are invited to Vikki Jones & Jackie Baxter's latest Long Covid Workshop this February 3rd. Breathing Techniques to Support Your Long Haul Journey Long Covid is different for everybody, but learning how to breathe properly on your good days and bad will help you navigate this journey. Vikki Jones and Jackie Baxter, both certified OA and Buteyko Clinic breathing … [Read more...] about Breathing Techniques to Help with Long Covid Workshop This February!