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New LGBTI+ telefriending service accepting referrals

In recent months, LGBT Ireland has been working on launching a new LGBTI+ Telefriending Service for members of the LGBTI+ community over 50+ who may be experiencing loneliness and isolation. The Telefriending Service is now open to receive referrals nationwide, where a person receives a weekly...

Talks for Parents – Understanding Self-Harm in Adolescents

A series of virtual talks for parents of adolescents who have engaged in self-harm will be staged throughout the month of November. These talks have been coordinated by a partnership involving Pieta, the National Office for Suicide, Youth Mental Health lab and UCD Dublin. Participants will have...

Launch date set for LGBTI+ Health Equity Report

A new ground breaking report will be launched next Wednesday, August 18 affording a detailed insight into health equity among the LGBTI community. Entitled LGBTI+ Health Equity: A Global Report of 50 Fast-Track Cities (FTC), the report is based on a study conducted by International Association...

Suicide Bereavement UK to host 10th international conference

Suicide Bereavement UK will host its 10th annual international conference in Manchester on September 23 next. The 2020 conference took place online in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and was attended by 740 attendees from 20 countries across 4 continents. This year's face to face conference is...

Webinar: Exploring the link between trauma, mental health and addiction

The Mayo Drug and Alcohol Family Support Network Group (Tacú FRC and WRDATF) will host a webinar this Thursday, May 27 next. Entitled "What Lies Beneath: Exploring the Trauma , Mental Health & Addiction Connection, this event will be address by three experts in this field...

Keeping well this winter in Roscommon

The health service is here for you this winter, from routine appointments to urgent care. This leaflet (click on link below) contains useful contact details for local health services that you or someone you know might need over the coming months. And look out for your Keeping...

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...

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...