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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...

Creating hope for World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

This Friday, September 10 marks World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD). This global public health day aims to raise awareness and understanding about suicide prevention and mobilise local and international support for action. WSPD was first introduced by the International Association of Suicide Prevention (IASP). The IASP theme for 2021 is Creating...

HSE’s September health and wellbeing activities programme available now

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

Online support and information meeting for bereaved parents

Anam Cara - the all-island support organisation for bereaved parents and families - will host a helpful information night online on Thursday evening, September 16 next at 7pm. This event has been coordinated to help give grieving parents a chance to listen to an experienced professional...

Inclusion theme for 2021 Green Ribbon campaign

The 2021 Green Ribbon campaign was officially launched this week and will run for the month of September with the aim of ending mental health stigma in Ireland. The nationwide annual campaign reflects the mission statement of the See Change organisations which is to create an...

Training for professionals working remotely with families

The Separation Network will host a free webinar on working remotely with families on Tuesday, September 14 next. This address is geared at addressing the needs of staff and volunteers supporting families in an online format. The Separation Network is a network of 13 organisations that was...

September events at the South Roscommon Family Resource Centre

The South Roscommon Family Resource Centre has an action-parked programme of events with a strong focus on wellness this September. The Parent and Toddler Group will meet on Tuesday, September 7 from 10am to 10.30am for a walk in Roscommon Town Park (the castle entrance) -...

Stress control course commencing online next week

The HSE will run its next free online Stress Control Programme from September 6 next . The programme teaches practical skills to deal with stress. It is comprised of six sessions that last 90 minutes each and cover different topics (see image above). Participants are encouraged to watch...

Free webinar on pre and post-natal emotional wellbeing

HSE Senior Clinical Psychologists Dr Jeananne Garavan and Dr Clare Thynne will hose a free online webinar about pre and post-natal emotional wellbeing on Tuesday, September 14 next. In regular times having a baby can be both a joyful and worrisome experience. Because of the coronavirus pandemic,...

Free online Healthy Food Made Easy programme for Galway

The Health Galway City initiative will host two courses of the Healthy Food Made Easy programme next month, commencing on Tuesday, September 14 next. These FREE online classes will enable participants to gain practical information on healthy eating, including reading food labels, budgeting and meal planning...

UK suicide prevention summit takes place online

The UKs 2021 Suicide Prevention Summit will take place live on Saturday and Sunday September 11-12 and on an on-demand basis (recorded live sessions) thereafter until Sunday, October 10. Suicide remains one of the leading causes of death in the UK, and one of the world’s...

Free online exercise programme for over 55s in Galway

The Healthy Galway City initiative has once again partnered with Siel Bleu to deliver a free 8-week online exercise programme for over 55s in the Galway area this Autumn. It follows from the success of similar programmes run earlier in the year and will see classes...