News & Events

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...

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...

Bealach Nua employs four family peer supporters

Bealach Nua is a Family Peer Support Service available to anyone who has a family member attending the Adult Mental Health Services. It offers families of people with mental health difficulties an opportunity to meet with a family peer supporter who has lived experience of caring...

2020 Bronntanas Appeal supports Mayo familes

An important message from Bronntannas as Christmas looms:   Once again we are appealing to your generosity to help with our 2020 Bronntanas Appeal.  Bronntanas is a scheme that was set up over 10 years ago by a group of friends who felt that there were families...

Anam Cara Online Bereavement Support Evening

As the dark evenings return and the Festive season looms it is more important than ever that Anam Cara are there to support bereaved parents. In these extraordinary times Anam Cara have made huge strides in our online presence, now hosting online parent evenings in...

Mind Your Wellbeing – new mental health and wellbeing programme launched

HSE Health & Wellbeing has launched a new, free, online mental health and wellbeing programme called Minding Your Wellbeing. This evidenced based programme, focusing on the promotion of mental wellbeing, has been adapted from a face-to-face programme into a series of online videos for everyone at...

Programme for people who have attempted or contemplated suicide

The HSE’s National Counselling Service (NCS), is currently recruiting for the Eden Programme. Eden is an educational programme with a therapeutic element for people over the age of 18 years who have attempted or contemplated suicide. The aim of the programme is to provide a safe space where participants can explore...

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

Click here to Download the National Office for Suicide Prevention Bulletin   For information on World Suicide Prevention Day (10th September) from the @IASPInfo, visit www.iasp.info/wspd2020. More on Suicide Prevention HERE More on Mental Health HERE...