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Whole Systems Approach to Obesity Prevention
On the 20th April HSE Health and Wellbeing – Healthy Eating Active Living Programme hosted a workshop on Whole-Systems Approaches to Obesity Prevention. Read more to find out about the event.
Making MECC Work
Enhancing the implementation of the National Making Every Contact Count Programme in Ireland
The HSE Making Every Contact Count (MECC) programme aims to support health professionals to have structured conversations (called brief interventions) about healthy eating, smoking, alcohol and drug use, and physical activity with patients in routine healthcare appointments. In the ‘Making MECC Work’ project, the HSE MECC Team and researchers at the Health Behaviour Change Research group are working together to maximise the chances of programme success.
‘The Picture of Health’ – Men’s Health Week 2023
Research shows that men experience a high burden of ill-health and die too young. This high level of premature mortality and illness amongst men has wide-reaching repercussions, but this is not a lost cause. Read on to find out more.
Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme Launched in Cherry Orchard and Ballyfermot
As part of the continued roll out of Sláintecare Healthy Communities, Cllr Vincent Jackson launched the Cherry Orchard and Ballyfermot Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme at a community event in the Ballyfermot Civic Officer on Thursday 27th April 2023.
Arts + Health: The Creative Brain
Creative Brain Week 2023 included online and in person events exploring how brain science and creativity collide to seed new ideas in social development, technology, wellbeing and physical, mental and brain health throughout our lives.
HSE Talking Health and Wellbeing Podcast, Episode 10 – Mental Health
In the latest HSE Talking Health and Wellbeing Podcast Mark Smyth, HSE Senior Clinical Psychologist, talks about how to recognise the signs of mental health difficulties and explains how to seek help through others or through your services and supports.
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