Mental Health

Free webinar explores suicide, its signs and available supports

The My Mind Centre for Wellbeing, in collaboration with Pieta, will host a free webinar this Thursday, June 17 called "Know Suicide, Know the Signs". This webinar has been designed to give some space to the topic of suicide to explore the issues around it and...

Youth Work Ireland Galway launches mental health resource

Youth Work Ireland Galway has produced a brilliant mental health resource for young people called “Minding Your Mind”. A voluntary organisation committed to delivering quality youth services within local communities, Youth Work Ireland Galway aims to empower young people to identify and realise their potential in...

GMIT recruiting for student counselling and access and disability services

A number of exciting employment opportunities are now on offer with the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology in both its student counselling and access and disability services. Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology is a progressive higher education institution offering a wide range of programmes from Higher Certificate...

Mayo GAA legend, David Brady, addresses men’s health webinar

Mayo GAA legend David Brady is the special guest on a webinar that will be hosted on Wednesday, June 16 next. The event, which is called "The How of Men's Health", is the second in the Engaging Men Webinar Series. It will coincide with this year's Men's...

Covid-19 has presented challenges and opportunities for infants and families

Did you know that this week (June 7-13) is Infant Mental Health Awareness Week? To mark the occasion the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) Special Interest Group in Perinatal and Infant Mental Health (SIGPIMH) has revealed fascinating insights into the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had...

New online wellness recovery action plan programme

Regari Recovery College will commence a five week Wellness Recovery Action Plan Programme (WRAP), commencing this Thursday, June 10. The course will be run online via Zoom every Thursday morning from 10am until 1pm. Regari Recovery College is dedicated to creating a culture of recovery, improving quality...

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...

Webinar: Exploring the link between trauma, mental health and addiction

The Mayo Drug and Alcohol Family Support Network Group (Tacú FRC and WRDATF) will host a webinar this Thursday, May 27 next. Entitled "What Lies Beneath: Exploring the Trauma , Mental Health & Addiction Connection, this event will be address by three experts in this field...

Public webinar: Managing families through challenging times

An online seminar about managing families through challenging times will be hosted by Bealach Nua on Wednesday morning, May 26 next. The Bealach Nua project is co-produced by Mental Health Ireland and the HSE. It provides (free non-waiting list) peer support to people who may be caring...

Online workshops to promote mental health recovery

CAWT’s EU INTERREG VA Mental Health Innovation Recovery project are offering FREE online workshops during the month of May. CAWT (which stands for Cooperation and Working Together for Healthy Gain and Well Being in Border Areas) is a partnership that comprises the Health Service Executive (HSE),...

Government launches Healthy Ireland Strategic Action Plan 2021-25

The new #HealthyIreland Strategic Action Plan 2021-2025 was officially launched yesterday, May 11 by Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD and Minister of State for Public Health, Well Being and National Drugs Strategy Frank Feighan TD. This plan provides a clear roadmap of how we can...

Webinar on Roscommon Well Connected Social Prescribing Project

  The Roscommon Well Connected Social Prescribing Project will host a highly informative webinar tomorrow, Wednesday, May 12 at 1pm. Held in conjunction with Roscommon LEADER Partnership this event will run from 1-1.45pm. Social prescribing is a free, HSE service which helps to link you with community...

Workshop on social prescribing and how it can boost wellbeing

Do you work with clients who are looking to make new connections and try new activities in the community to improve their health and wellbeing? If so then you won't want to miss the online workshop on social prescribing that will be hosted by Flourish...