Blog - Please Talk

Da Silly Heads Talking about Mental Health

To begin I would like to draw attention to the fact that I refer to my Anxiety and OCD as the “illness” as this is exactly what it is. Over the past few years, the words mental health has become a lot more frequent in peoples dialogue. Isn’t it fantastic?. Well, I think so. When […]

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Have You Heard About The Da Silly Heads Project based in CIT

Knock, knock Who’s there? Anxiety Anxiety who? Anxiety who? Damn it, he got me again. We are Da Silly Heads. Our newly developed concept is aimed to Put a Face on Mental Health through visual representations of various mental health illnesses. Using sketched and graphically designed characters, we tell a personal story depicting situations that may […]

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Playing Your Part for Suicide Prevention Day

World suicide Prevention Day is today the 10th September 2018. The purpose of today is to highlight that suicide can be prevented. Instead of looking at negatives of the failings of the government and our health system. We are going to focus on ourselves and the things we can do to make a positive impact […]

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A Beautiful Mind: Connecting Arts & Mental Health

Malaysian Medics International Ireland (MMII) Galway under NUIG Malaysian Society in collaboration with PleaseTalk is organizing a mental health campaign to raise awareness on Positive Psychiatry and the use of Art as a form of therapy. This event takes place in Áras na Mac Léinn, NUIG from 10 am to 5pm on the 14th of March with a line-up of various activities including TED talks, […]

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Would you share your mental health story online?

The UCD School of Psychology Youth Mental Health lab, in collaboration with PleaseTalk are hosting a student-focused, panel discussion on UCD campus to promote conversations about mental health. The focus of the panel discussion will be ‘Would you share your mental health story online?’ The panel discussion takes place in E14 Newman Building, Belfield Campus, […]

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Please Talk 10 Year Anniversary

Please Talk was set up in 2007 in response to five students who lost a friend through suicide. They realised the importance of getting students to talk and seek help when in distress. Since then it is grown into a national campaign which signposts third level students to social supports available on and off campus. To celebrate this […]

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