Mental Health

25 Sep, 2023 - This report examined the relationship between tobacco use and mental ill-health in Northern Ireland. It also considered tobacco control policy approaches to this issue across the UK and Ireland. The…
31 May, 2023 - The 9th European Conference on Tobacco or Health in Madrid attracted hundreds of delegates from far and wide to consider how a ‘Tobacco-Free Generation’ could be achieved in Europe by 2040.  IPH…
10 Jun, 2022 - Esther Atuhaire is undertaking a student placement at the Institute of Public Health as part of a Masters Programme in Public Health at the University of Limerick. Esther’s project explores the…
16 Feb, 2022 - In this blog, Louise O’Connor, a research assistant at the Institute of Public Health, explores what we know, and don’t know, about mental health at population level during the COVID-19 pandemic in…
18 May, 2021 - In this blog, Ciara Reynolds and Joanna Purdy from the Institute of Public Health (IPH) discuss gambling and mental health, effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and explore the potential public health…
7 Apr, 2020 - Why is it important to keep active at this time? Ensuring that we maintain our activity levels can help our physical health and reduce…
10 Feb, 2020 - Older people who are physically active are at lower risk of developing breast and prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and depression…
1 Apr, 2017 - Smoking during pregnancy is the most significant modifiable risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes. Tobacco use has a long-standing…
21 Dec, 2016 - This all Ireland study found that that existing ethical and practice codes say it is never acceptable to lie to patients in any…
1 Dec, 2016 - This all Ireland study found that that existing ethical and practice codes say it is never acceptable to lie to patients in any…
1 Dec, 2016 - This all Ireland study found that that existing ethical and practice codes say it is never acceptable to lie to patients in any…
8 Mar, 2016 - Loneliness can have a significant impact on the physical and mental health of older people and is of increasing concern for public…
8 Mar, 2016 - Loneliness can have a significant impact on the physical and mental health of older people and is of increasing concern for public…
3 Jul, 2015 - A Joint discussion paper funded by the Alzheimer Society of Ireland and authored by the Institute of Public Health 
25 Jan, 2013 - This report was launched by the Men’s Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) on 23 January 2013. The report highlights the main findings from…
25 Jan, 2013 - his report was launched by the Men’s Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) on 23 January 2013. The report highlights the main findings from the all-Ireland ‘Young Men and Suicide Project’ (YMSP). The aim…
6 Feb, 2012 - IPH responded to the consultation on potential new indicators for the 2013/14 Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) in the UK. The 20…
13 Jun, 2011 - The economic recession with its accompanying rise in unemployment rates is linked to extremely adverse effects for men’s mental health…
5 Jan, 2008 - This research was commissioned by Derry Well Woman and carried out on its behalf by the Institute of Public Health in Ireland in…