17 Sep 2020

The Stigma Still Surrounding Mental Health

As part of the research for his thesis on Men, Masculinity and their Mental Health, Barry Redmond focused on an area that unfortunately is still prevalent whenever a discussion on this topic is brought up, mental health stigma. Here are some of his key insights.  Mental Health Stigma, still a

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03 Sep 2020

Men, Masculinity, and their Mental Health.

ICHAS student Barry Redmond recently did research on the topic of men, masculinity, and mental health.  There is an ongoing predicament with men and masculinity. Reasons for this phenomenon are wide-ranging, with biological factors, gender issues, societal norms, and socialisation all playing a

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31 Jul 2020

Return to College at ICHAS September 2020  

Over the last few months, colleges have had to adapt to new ways of teaching and learning due to the extremely challenging and changing environment that we have had to face the COVID 19 virus. The Management Team at the College are closely monitoring the situation regarding the virus. As a

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02 May 2019

Help End Mental Health Stigma with #GreenRibbonIRL

For the month of May events will be taking place across Ireland as part of the #GreenRibbonIRL campaign to end mental health stigma. They have already kicked off and our very own Christine Beekman hosted a talk on Mindfulness in Relationships. Dr Jane Alexander will also be a guest speaker

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18 Apr 2019

ICHAS and Saoirse at The Great Limerick Run 2019

The May Bank Holiday Weekend is just around the corner and for many around Limerick that means two things: Riverfest Festival and the Great Limerick Run are nearly here. Once again we are teaming up with the Saoirse Addiction Treatment Centre to raise funds. Both staff and students will be

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04 Apr 2019

The Kube in aid of Community Crisis Response Team

The Community Crisis Response Team will be holding The Kube as seen on TV on April 13th at the Longcourt Hotel, Newcastle West Co Limerick Limerick. This event is a fundraiser for their out of hours mobile response team that travels to people in suicidal distress every night from 5 pm until 6

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26 Mar 2019

Tips for Student Life Balance

We recently sat down with Sharlene Mawdsley, a work placement student here at ICHAS who chatted to use about student life balance. It’s a challenge for Sharlene as she is also a track and field athlete at an international level. Thanks for sitting down to chat Sharlene, first off tell us

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