North Tipperary Macra na Feirme

North Tipperary Macra Best of luck to all those taking part in the  Tipperary round of the National talent competition on Sunday next in Clonmore. Ballinahinch/Killoscully Macra na Feirme: On Sunday last Ballinahinch/Killoscully Macra had a meet and greet with the local community after mass in Killoscully. They were delighted to inform the public about […]

Devilsbit Macra na Feirme

Devilsbit Macra na Feirme tackles stigma on Mental Health   On Thurday 16th February, Devilsbit Macra na Feirme, in conjunction with Cara O Mahony of the Macra Rural Youth Committee hosted a “Mental Health Talk with a Difference” in Racket Hall.The night was opened by a talk from Emmet Middleton who spoke frankly and honestly […]

Irish Women Have Been Sharing Their Secrets

Irish women in London have been anonymously sharing their secrets. These confessions – ranging from regret, betrayal, desire to childhood memory – have been collected together and will be showcased in an upcoming art exhibition and book entitled Cailíní Secret. Launched on St Brigid’s Day (Wednesday 1 February) at the London Irish Centre, the exhibition […]

Hugh Increase In Teenagers Contacting Teeline Ireland For Support in 2016

TeenLine Ireland have announced that the free, national listening service for teenagers has received approximately 25,000 calls and almost 26,000 texts since January last year. The service receives between 140 – 170 calls and texts a night while an extra 1,100 calls and texts were received over Christmas. This is a significant increase on the […]

‘Chats for Change’ Packs To Be Distributed Across College Campuses

The Union of Students in Ireland will distribute thousands of ‘Chats for Change’ packs across Irish college campuses, in partnership with St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, See Change’s Please Talk, Twitter and Roberts Tea. The campaign encourages students to proactively engage with their peers about mental health through conversation.  The campaign will also include tips […]

Most People Think It’s Important To Talk Openly About Mental Health

91% of people in Ireland feel it is important to talk about mental health openly following See Change’s Green Ribbon Campaign 2016, according to recent research. The Green Ribbon Campaign is See Change’s flagship campaign. Each May the public are encouraged to talk openly about mental health to help end the stigma associated with  mental […]

Peer Support Training

Have you experience of mental Health Issues and are in a place of good positive recovery? Come and join us for Peer Support Training where you can learn: To recognise our ability to give and accept peer support The core principles and skills of peer support To put into effective boundaries Have fun and meet […]

Morris calls for parity of esteem between mental health services and physical health Services

The past number of weeks has seen an incredible public participation into promoting the cause of mental health. This culminated with the ‘Darkness into Light’ walks held all over the country and indeed world. This weekend, thousands of people, young and old participated. During the same timeframe, and under the cover of Government talks, the […]

Bressie to launch Green Ribbon 2016 in Moneygall – #TimeToTalk National conversation about mental health

See Change will publicly launch the 2016 Green Ribbon campaign at 7pm at the Barack Obama Plazain Moneygall, Co Offaly on Wednesday the 27th April. Musician and mental health advocate Niall ‘Bressie’ Breslin will address the gathering in support of the nationwide campaign. Director of See Change, John Saunders, will speak about the impact of stigma […]

Suicide Prevention in South Tipperary – Have Your Say

A series of public meetings will be held over the coming weeks to develop a Suicide Prevention Action Plan for South Tipperary. These public meetings will be hosted by community partners to help identify local needs and to develop a local strategy that can improve mental health and prevent suicidal behaviour in South Tipperary.   […]

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