Children from ethnic minorities, including Travellers, are about seven times more likely to be subject to care proceedings than other white Irish children. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

(...) involved cognitive disability or mental health, and sometimes both. Drug and alcohol abuse feature in one(...)

The report said it was notable that the three young people who died whilst in care all died from suicide. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) criteria for mental health services. Samaritans helpline: 116123; (...)

Candles  at the doorway in Molesworth Street in Dublin where Jonathan  Corrie  was found dead in 2014. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) homelessness and is usually tied up with addiction, mental health and abuse issues. Homeless agencies say(...)

A High Court judge has described mental health services in Co Roscommon as in “a crisis(...)

Skunk weed: Consumption of the drug was found to  cause  harm to the   section of the brain made up   neural fibres, along which nerve signals travel, in a study by King’s College London. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

(...) mental health problems and increase awareness on the type of damage these substances can do to the brain(...)

Denis Cowap, Mariana Varvara and her baby Luca, and Stuart Comerford after collecting food parcels from the Capuchin Day Centre, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) times,” he says. “It’s not nice. You get weak. You’ve no energy, walking around depressed. It’s mental(...)

From the point of view of mental health, cannabis increases risk of anxiety, depression and severe mental illness, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (manic depression)

(...) not conflated. First, can cannabis affect mental health? Second, should cannabis be decriminalised(...)

Tusla, the child and family agency, has developed a national approach entitled Meitheal  involving collaboration with  families and professionals to address the challenges faced in providing high-quality care to young people. File photograph: Kane Skennar/Getty Images

(...) practice in engaging families” and has also committed to “safeguarding the mental health and wellbeing of(...)

The interior of the now derelict Sisters of Our Lady of Charity Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott St, Dublin. Official policy-making was heavily influenced by the highly moralistic attitudes evident in Irish society regarding sexuality and illegitimacy, which were hardened by the increased Catholicism of the new Free State. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA

Magdalene Laundries, industrial schools, orphanages and mental institutions – coercively confined(...)

Tim Kelly (third from left) with his colleagues from Console in London.

(...) collaboratively with existing agencies, whether they are involved in mental health or emigrant support. We deliver(...)