Mental Health

December health and wellbeing resources

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

Launch of the first Irish suicide bereavement survey

On Tuesday, October 5, the National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF) and Healing Untold Grief Groups (HUGG) launched the Irish Suicide Bereavement Survey. This first-of-its-kind study aims to explore the experiences and support needs of adults who have been bereaved or affected by suicide in Ireland. The survey...

New LGBTI+ telefriending service accepting referrals

In recent months, LGBT Ireland has been working on launching a new LGBTI+ Telefriending Service for members of the LGBTI+ community over 50+ who may be experiencing loneliness and isolation. The Telefriending Service is now open to receive referrals nationwide, where a person receives a weekly...

November health and wellbeing resources

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

November webinar programme launched by Suicide or Survive

Suicide Or Survive - the Irish charity dedicated to providing services and supports aimed at suicide prevention in and breaking down the stigma associated with mental health - is running a full programme of helpful webinars this November. Take a look below at the details of...

Webinar: Implementation of Mindout Schools Programme in Mayo

On Thursday, November 18 next Mental Health Ireland will host a FREE webinar from 10am to 12.30pm about the implementation of Mindout Mayo - a social and emotional learning (SEL) programme for post-primary schools. It will focus on the operation of the programme in six schools...

Webinar discusses men’s mental health in the modern world

On Tuesday evening, October 12 next Mental Health Ireland will host a webinar focusing on men's mental health in a modern world. Broadcast at 7pm this online discussion, entitled "The Man I Am", will explore identity, experiences, challenges and perceptions from the perspective of a great...

Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week launch

The launch of Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week 2021 will take place live on the Tommy Marren Show on Midwest Radio from 9-11am this morning, Thursday, October 7 This event is organised by the Mayo Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) Social Inclusion and Community Development Working...

Countdown underway to World Mental Health Day 2021

Sunday, October 10 next marks World Mental Health Day and the theme of the awareness event this year is "Mental Health Care For All: Let's Make It A Reality". This global event provides an opportunity to empower people to look after their own mental health and...

Online maternal mental health symposium

An online maternal mental health symposium will be staged on Thursday, September 30. Brought  to you by the Saolta University Health Care Group and the Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Education, the event will run from 9am to 4pm. Presenters on the day will include Dr Lucy...

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...

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...