Parenting Advice from Dr Colman Noctor

Parenting Advice from Dr Colman Noctor

Dr Colman Noctor, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist with St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, joined Kathryn Thomas on RTÉ Radio One on 31 July 2019, discussing parenting issues and answering listeners’ questions about their children’s mental...
WIMS Podcast Series

WIMS Podcast Series

To mark Pride 2019, here’s another chance to listen to Moninne Griffith, Executive Director of BeLonGTo and presenter James Patrice chat about LGBTQ+ mental health, their own experience with coming out and the valuable work BeLonGTo does with young LGBTQ+ people.

WIMS Podcast Series: Stress in the Work Place

WIMS Podcast Series: Stress in the Work Place

On WIMS FM a few months ago, Tom Maher, Director of Services at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, sat in with Dil Wickremasinghe and Tara Flynn for a chat about stress in the work place.

They discussed what stress is, how it affects us and what we can do to combat it. It’s a fun chat about a serious topic, so you should find it as enjoyable as it is interesting.

How to reassure your child about the Momo Challenge

How to reassure your child about the Momo Challenge

The viral Momo Challenge has been getting more and more coverage and has been talked about in schools around Ireland.

In this podcast, Dr Colman Noctor shares his advice with worried parents on how to talk to their children about the challenge.

Mental Health in the Movies

Mental Health in the Movies

Awards season culminates with the much anticipated Oscars this weekend and amidst the glamour and gúnas, we thought we’d take a look at how people living with mental health issues are portrayed in the movies.

WIMS Podcast Series: Living with Psychosis

WIMS Podcast Series: Living with Psychosis

Clinical psychologist and clinical lead on the Living Through Psychosis programme at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, Dr Edel Crehan shares her expertise on the condition including its causes and the treatments available at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services....
WIMS Podcast Series: Anxiety Disorders

WIMS Podcast Series: Anxiety Disorders

Clinical Nurse Specialist on the Anxiety Disorders programme at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, Frank Smith, shares his expertise on how anxiety can affect us, what conditions are classed as anxiety disorders and what treatments are available. Anxiety Disorders:...
Talking to Children about Suicide

Talking to Children about Suicide

How To Talk To Children About Suicide by Prof. Jim Lucey | Today with Sean O'Rourke - Wednesday 1st November https://www.walkinmyshoes.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/20171101_rteradio1-seanorourke-howtotalkt_c21263409_21263418_232_.mp3 Why “silence and secrecy”...

Deliberate Self-Harm or Non-Suicidal Self-Injury.

Listen to Prof. Jim Lucey on Today with Sean O’Rourke 16/03/2016 Why an assessment could make all the difference Deliberate self-injury is a very common behaviour. In fact it is so common that it has become the commonest reason people attend an emergency...

Answering the unanswerable, children’s questions about Paris Attacks

Listen to Colman Noctor on Today with Sean O’Rourke RTÉ Radio 1 “Talking to Children about Terrorism” 25/11/2015 ‘Why did those men shoot those people?’ ‘How do I explain to my children when they ask me questions about the events in Paris last week?’...
Coping with disappointment and failure

Coping with disappointment and failure

Disappointing events do not cause depression. Instead depression may be caused by the way we perceive our disappointments. In the past it was believed that depressed people had more negative thoughts because their mood was so low. Now we understand that it is negative...

Holding on to the Holiday Feeling

Listen to Today with Sean O’Rourke RTE Radio 1 Wednesday 15th. July 2015 here.  Dr Jim Lucey MD PhD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at TCD and Medical Director at St. Patricks Mental Health Services Holidays are good for us. We all need rest. A vacation...