Counselling & Helplines

Mindspace Mayo launches new website

Mindspace Mayo has celebrated its sixth anniversary with the launch of its new website. Mindspace offers a support service to young people aged 15-25 years presenting with anything from common concerns (e.g. dealing with break-up, exam stress, bereavement, body image) to young people with emerging mental...

HSE Askaboutalcohol.ie

If you are worried about your or someone else's relationship with alcohol, there is help available. For support and advice, call the HSE Alcohol helpline on 1800 459 459 or email helpline@hse.ie     More on Substance Misuse & Addiction HERE More on Mental Health HERE More on Parenting & Family Support...

Minding Your Wellbeing

HSE Health & Wellbeing have launched a new free, online mental health and wellbeing programme called Minding Your Wellbeing. The programme consists of a series of 5 video sessions of around 20 minutes – click here or log on to www.yourmentalhealth.ie ...

#hereforyou campaign raises awareness of bereavement supports

A 10-week online information campaign has been launched with the aim of profiling and raising awareness of bereavement supports and services  available to people living in Kildare and West Wicklow. The campaign is funded by the HSE under Connecting for Life Kildare and West Wicklow...

Stress control programme available from January 11

The Stress Control Online programme will be available again from Monday, January 11th. As the HSE can’t deliver our Stress Control classes in the community just now, Dr Jim White will, instead, live-stream the classes until March, free-of-charge. Go to www.stresscontrol.ie for more information. This is a really...

Mental Health Support Services in Co. Roscommon

If you are going through a difficult time related to your mental health or if you know someone in that situation, you are not alone. Here you can find all kinds of Guidelines for Mental Health Support Services in Co. Roscommon. ...

Program supports family members affected by drug and alcohol abuse

The Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force, as part of Regional Drug & Alcohol Awareness week, is launching a new pilot program aimed at supporting family members affected by drug and alcohol abuse. This is an evidence-based program which aims to 1)      Provide family members with facts around addiction and...

How to Avoid A Poorly Designed School Mindfulness Program

By Jamie Bristow In the UK, it was recently announced that the national government will put public money into mindfulness in education for the first time. One hundred and fifty schools will take part in a trial training program as part of a wider piece of...

#TeenMentalHealth Report: Nearly 75% of teens worry about body shape

In a special report, Irish Examiner journalists looks at teen mental health. A special Irish Examiner / ReachOut Ireland teen mental health survey was designed to capture the views of teenagers in Ireland in relation to youth mental health and the issues that affect them. A body of...

Ireland has highest European rate for young girls taking their own lives

New statistics show Ireland has the highest rate in Europe for young girls taking their own lives. Our reporter asks why and what can parents do? Suicide in Ireland is intrinsically linked with men. According to figures from the Office for Suicide Prevention (HSE), of the...

Six apps that help mind your mental health

May marks Green Ribbon month, the national campaign that encourages us to talk to each other about our mental health and to challenge the stigma the still remains around depression and a whole host of psychological issues. So as the month draws to a close we...