News & Events

Unique theatre experience for babies in Ballaghaderreen

Ballaghaderreen Family Resources Centre will host a unique theatre adventure for babies on Tuesday, October 19 next. The "I AM BABA" production is a theatre adventure for babies created by internationally renowned theatre director Anna Newell (www.annanewell.co.uk) and composer David Goodall. Their shows for early years have...

FREE webinar will discuss youth participation and its impact in Ireland

The Mayo Tulsa Youth Advisory Committee will host a panel discussion on youth participation in Ireland today and the impact differing perceptions can have on Thursday, September 30 next. This event will take the form of a youth-led participation webinar that will run from 11.30am to...

Launch of the Safeguarding Children and Young People in Mayo Initiative

The formal launch of the Safeguarding Children and Young People in Mayo Initiative will be staged on Friday, October 1 next at 2:30pm. This initiative consists of a series of on-line workshops and resources designed to assist community and voluntary organisations across Mayo with different aspects...

New mental health infographic helps 6th class students

By Michaela Deane Huggins & Heather McGrane - On behalf of Jigsaw Roscommon’s Youth Advisory Panel. The Youth Advisory Panel from Jigsaw Roscommon has created an infographic aimed at helping 6th class students to transition through what might be a difficult time in their life. The panel...

October dates announced for the Living Well programme

Access to the Living Well online series of workshops for adults with long term health conditions continues with a selection of new dates added for October and November, The Roscommon Living Well Coordinator has revealed that four sessions of the programme will run in the coming...

Anam Cara bereavement support meeting for parents in Galway and Mayo

A support meeting for bereaved parents in counties Galway and Mayo will be hosted online on Monday, September 20 next at 7pm. The event is coordinated by Anam Cara - the all-island support organisation for bereaved parents and families - and will be hosted by Jannah...

Event: Understanding what exclusion feels like

As part of its 9th annual Green Ribbon campaign, See Change - Ireland’s national organisation dedicated to ending mental health stigma and discrimination, is hosting a series of online panel discussions throughout September focusing on the theme of social exclusion and mental health difficulties. The next...

Free online training helps keep people safe from suicide

The 2021 World Suicide Prevention Day was held on Friday last, September 10. Geared at raising awareness around suicide prevention, the theme of this year's global event was Creating Hope Through Action. Learning more about how to support someone who is feeling suicidal is one of a...

See Change Ireland hosts panel discussion on social exclusion

See Change Ireland's month-long Green Ribbon campaign to end the stigma around mental health is entering its second week. The Green Ribbon campaign seeks to get as many people as possible talking about mental health. Throughout the month-long campaign the public will also be encouraged wear a...

Creating hope for World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

This Friday, September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). This global public health day aims to raise awareness and understanding about suicide prevention and mobilise local and international support for action. WSPD was first introduced by the International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP). The IASP theme for 2021 is Creating...

HSE’s September health and wellbeing activities programme available now

The HSE Health Promotion and Improvement’s Health and Wellbeing Division, in conjunction with Community Healthcare West, is now offering a comprehensive programme of health and wellbeing activities and resources for the month of September. Programme highlights include the free online Stress Control programme. Participants in this programme...

Online support and information meeting for bereaved parents

Anam Cara - the all-island support organisation for bereaved parents and families - will host a helpful information night online on Thursday evening, September 16 next at 7pm. This event has been coordinated to help give grieving parents a chance to listen to an experienced professional...

Inclusion theme for 2021 Green Ribbon campaign

The 2021 Green Ribbon campaign was officially launched this week and will run for the month of September with the aim of ending mental health stigma in Ireland. The nationwide annual campaign reflects the mission statement of the See Change organisations which is to create an...

Training for professionals working remotely with families

The Separation Network will host a free webinar on working remotely with families on Tuesday, September 14 next. This address is geared at addressing the needs of staff and volunteers supporting families in an online format. The Separation Network is a network of 13 organisations that was...