The HSE’s National Counselling Service (NCS), is currently recruiting for the Eden Programme in Claremorris, Co Mayo.
This is an educational programme with a therapeutic element for people over the age of 18 years who have attempted or contemplated suicide.
The aim of the programme is to provide a safe space where participants can explore their experiences, learn skills to help them monitor and manage their mental health and build a range of supports appropriate to their needs with the ultimate aim of moving away from suicide as an option of choice in times of crisis.
This programme runs one morning a week for 26 weeks and the next programmes in Claremorris will begin soon, with places available for a maximum of 16 participants either on a face-to-face or online basis.
Participants need to self-refer to the programme and can do so by returning this application form by email to Antoinette.Hennessy@hse.ie or by posting it to the NCS (58 Upper NewCastle Road, Galway).
- Clients who have a history of suicidality –have attempted or contemplated suicide
- Service available to all adults over 18yrs of age
- This is NOT an emergency service
Eden Programme interviews will be conducted online and offline based on a participants’ needs.
Participants will be offered a screening following referral, which will lead to an interview identify their needs. If additional supports are required, they will be put in place prior to the commencement of programme.
For information on other suicide prevention services and supports please click HERE.