News & Events

Anam Cara Mayo and Galway Parent Evening

As we come to the end of what has been the most unusual year we would like to thank you for supporting Anam Cara. We hope that by staying in contact and by moving our supports online we have helped many bereaved parents in what is the...

First Fortnight Mental Health Art & Culture Festival 2021

Challenging mental health stigma and creating a space where we can each talk about our mental health challenges has never been more important. First Fortnight Mental Health Art & Culture Festival returns for its tenth year in January 2021.  Commencing on January 2nd, more than...

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. ...

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...