Upcoming Events

November health and wellbeing resources

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

Great online events for Alcohol Awareness Week

EU Alcohol Awareness Week is taking place next week November 15- 19. It’s an opportunity to look at our relationship with alcohol, understand the risks and the effects alcohol is having on our body and mind. The following are some of the great events taking place next...

International Men’s Day webinar on the when of men’s health

The 4th webinar in the Engaging Men series will be held on International Men’s Day, Nov 19 next from 12.00 – 13.15. This webinar will focus on ‘The When of Men’s Health’ and will showcase two pieces of work, the annual Men’s Health Week and the...

November webinar programme launched by Suicide or Survive

Suicide Or Survive - the Irish charity dedicated to providing services and supports aimed at suicide prevention in and breaking down the stigma associated with mental health - is running a full programme of helpful webinars this November. Take a look below at the details of...

Webinar: Implementation of Mindout Schools Programme in Mayo

On Thursday, November 18 next Mental Health Ireland will host a FREE webinar from 10am to 12.30pm about the implementation of Mindout Mayo - a social and emotional learning (SEL) programme for post-primary schools. It will focus on the operation of the programme in six schools...

Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week events

The 10th Regional Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week commences today, Monday, November 8. Run by the Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force (WRDATF) this week (November 8 - 12) promotes awareness of drug and alcohol related issues in the western region. A comprehensive programme of online...

Free webinars on the importance of sleep for children

The second Planet Youth survey, conducted last December with 4,473 15 and 16-year-olds in all the schools in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon, highlighted that lack of sleep is one of the biggest preventable health issues for our children. In response to this finding, Planet Youth has...

Anam Cara resumes face-to-face meetings for bereaved parents in Mayo

Anam Cara - the all-island support and information service for bereaved parents and families is resuming face-to-face meetings following more than a year and a half of Covid-19-related restrictions. Online meetings will continue however as Anam Cara believes it is important to afford parents the option...

Webinar: Championing LGBT older people

On Thursday, October 14 next a webinar entitled: "Championing LGBT Older People: An Invisible Population" will be hosted by Dún Laoghaire Rathown Co Council as part of Social Inclusion Awareness Week. The event is open to all, but is particularly focused on health and social care...

Inclusive employment event for Mayo Social Inclusion Week

Mayo Social Inclusion Week gets underway today, Monday, October 11. Organised by the Mayo Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) Social Inclusion and Community Development Working Group it is geared at highlighting the very positive work that the public and the community sectors do on a day-to-day...

Webinar discusses men’s mental health in the modern world

On Tuesday evening, October 12 next Mental Health Ireland will host a webinar focusing on men's mental health in a modern world. Broadcast at 7pm this online discussion, entitled "The Man I Am", will explore identity, experiences, challenges and perceptions from the perspective of a great...

Countdown underway to World Mental Health Day 2021

Sunday, October 10 next marks World Mental Health Day and the theme of the awareness event this year is "Mental Health Care For All: Let's Make It A Reality". This global event provides an opportunity to empower people to look after their own mental health and...

Unique theatre experience for babies in Ballaghaderreen

Ballaghaderreen Family Resources Centre will host a unique theatre adventure for babies on Tuesday, October 19 next. The "I AM BABA" production is a theatre adventure for babies created by internationally renowned theatre director Anna Newell (www.annanewell.co.uk) and composer David Goodall. Their shows for early years have...

FREE webinar will discuss youth participation and its impact in Ireland

The Mayo Tulsa Youth Advisory Committee will host a panel discussion on youth participation in Ireland today and the impact differing perceptions can have on Thursday, September 30 next. This event will take the form of a youth-led participation webinar that will run from 11.30am to...