News & Events

Events for World AIDS Day – Tuesday, December 1

World AIDS Day Seminar entitled 'Encouraging Physical & Mental Resilience' - to register for the Sexual Health West World AIDS Day Seminar please click on link below: https://fb.me/e/3VjnrwowE Walk 5 donate 5 awareness & fundraising event with great spot prizes - to register for the walk...

Connecting for Life – suicide prevention action plan

As part of the Government’s Keep Well campaign, people in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon are being urged to pay extra attention to their mental health this winter as they grapple with COVID-19’s impact on daily living.  “Winter is often a difficult time as we cope...

Community Based Family Support Service

Le Chéile Community & Family Resource centre are pleased to welcome Leah Owens the new Community Based Family Support Project Worker for Erris. Lia will also be based in the Irish Wheelchair Association in Logmore, Belmullet, full-time. Family support is a voluntary service and is available...

Mindspace announce Adult Mental Health First Aid Course

Mindspace are delighted to announce an Adult Mental Health First Aid course, fully funded by HSELive. Build confidence and support the mental health of those who may be experiencing a mental health difficulty. This course teaches people how to assist someone who is developing a mental health...

Creative Connections: Jacinta’s Smile

About Jacinta’s Smile Jacinta’s Smile is a sibling bereavement organisation that aims to provide supports to children (ages 7 – 17) and young adults (ages 18 – 25) who have experienced the loss of a sibling. The founders have lost three siblings themselves and are acutely...

Innovative Out-of-Hours Community Mental Health Café opening soon in Galway

HSE Community Healthcare West, Office of Mental Health Engagement and Recovery in collaboration with Galway Local Forum are delighted to announce the imminent opening of a new out-of-hours mental health support for Galway City and surrounding areas. The project was developed by members of the Galway...

Living Well’ Programme

If you are living with a long-term health condition you may be interested in doing the ‘Living Well’ Programme’. This is a six-week programme delivered in 2.5-hour weekly sessions where you will learn new skills to manage your health condition on a day to day basis. This...

Annual drug and alcohol awareness week goes ahead online

OVER 20 online events will take place when the annual Western Region Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week goes ahead online from November 16th to 20th despite COVID-19 restrictions. The schedule for the virtual week includes lunchtime winter wellness events, self-care and coping workshops, a webinar about...

FREE Psychology Service – For Older Adults Living in County Roscommon

APSI is offering a new service to older adults 65 years and over. It is a once-off friendly phone call to help facilitate a self-help wellbeing approach in their daily lives. For those experiencing mild symptoms of low mood, stress, and anxiety and looking for...

Everything Has Changed: Adapting and Delivering Services during Covid 19

The Western Region Drug & Alcohol Task Force in conjunction with Urrus, Ballymun invite you to an interactive online event on Monday 16th November at 2pm. The event will explore how drug and alcohol projects and services have adapted to ensure continued delivery amidst a global...

Child and Youth Mental Health Counselling Services in Co. Mayo

Young people are the future, so our greatest concern is their physical and mental well-being. In the following document you can find the information you need to help yourself or someone who may experience challenges with their mental health. https://bit.ly/2ItBtDp...

Ways of Supporting our LGBTI+ Community

You are invited to a Webinar: Ways of Supporting our LGBTI+ Community which will be held on Monday, November 16th from 11am to 12.30pm. The aim of the Webinar is to bring together services and members of the public to create awareness of recent findings and services...