Health Information Resources

The following is a list of some recommended Health and Wellbeing websites which you may find useful:

 

Ask About Alcohol:  provides support and information about alcohol – how much we’re drinking, how it affects our health and mental wellbeing, and how we can gain more by drinking less

 

Age Action:  provides support and information on Ageing in Ireland

 

Breastfeeding:  provides support and information to Mothers on Breastfeeding

 

Dementia:  provides support, information and public awareness of Dementia

 

Diabetes Ireland:  provides support, information and public awareness of Diabetes

 

Drug and Alcohol Information and Support in Ireland:   provides support and information on drugs and alcohol

 

Get Ireland Active:  promotes physical activity in Ireland

 

Healthy Ireland:  provides information about Healthy Ireland, the government-led initiative

 

Health Promotion:  a HSE website which allows you to download publications on a wide range of health topics

 

Health Protection Surveillance Centre:  provides information for the control and prevention of infectious diseases

 

HSELive: for questions about health services, your entitlements, or how to access HSE health or social services in your area

 

Irish Cancer Society:  provides support and information about Cancer

 

Irish Heart Foundation:  provides support and information about heart disease and stroke  

 

Jigsaw:  provides support and information to young people with their mental health 

 

Mental Health:  provides support and information on mental health

 

QUIT: provides support and information to quit smoking 

 

Safefood: promotes awareness and knowledge of food safety and nutrition issues

 

SpunOut:  provides information for young people, between 16 and 25 years, about the importance of health and wellbeing, both physically and mentally 

 

Under the Weather:  provides practical advice on how to mind yourself or your family when you’re sick.  Information on the websitecomes from GPs and Pharmacists in Ireland

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