News & Events

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...

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...