Fethard-born tech expert bids to predict depression earlier in patients who’ve undergone cancer treatment

IRISH scientists are leading the way in a ground-breaking research project which they hope will predict depression earlier in cancer patients via their smartphones and trusted medical markers and ultimately improve survivors’ quality of life and treatment aftercare. As many as one in five cancer sufferers experience depression and mood change post diagnosis. Researchers in […]

Join Team Aware At The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon This June Bank Holiday

TV3 presenter Cassie Stokes and X Factor star Mary Byrne joined Brid O’Meara, Director of Services at Aware, as they called on women throughout Ireland to participate in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in aid of Aware, the national organisation providing support, education and information to those impacted by depression, bipolar disorder and related mood […]

Celebrities speak out on Songs to Save a Life

Songs to Save a Life, the first-ever downloadable music album in aid of Samaritans is out now. Watch videos of celebrities talking about their own experiences with depression here: http://www.youtube.com/songstosavealife. Like Samaritans, music can play an important role in helping make a connection and give strength to people struggling to cope. Each artist donated their time because they felt very close to […]