News & Events

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....

Mayo launches first-ever young person’s guide to parental mental health

Mayo has developed the country’s first online information resource for young people whose parents experience mental health distress.  The WITH project (Wellbeing In The Home), a young person’s guide to parental mental health, was launched in Castlebar on Friday 11th October, 2019 in The Linenhall,...