Category: Ireland

Alcohol: A Key Concern for the Post-2015 Health Agenda in Ireland

After studying public health in Ireland, I noticed that my professors and authors, whose texts I read, differed from my American public health professors in one major way: the topics of focus differed largely between the two nations. In America, my studies have often tended to focus on obesity, HIV/AIDS, and global development. In contrast,

Mental Health Service User Participation in Ireland

After spending the semester abroad in Ireland to study public health, I took a great interest to public health objectives overseas. I took a special interest in mental health policies and procedures, given the ever-increasing amount of global attention that is paid to mental health awareness and stigma. Several of my Irish professors were involved