ALONE receives increased number of calls from older people regarding mental health difficulties stemming from cocooning

ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, has voiced its concern regarding the impact of cocooning measures on older people’s mental health. In the past ten days, 62% of practical support requests made to ALONE’s national COVID-19 helpline were in relation to social isolation and loneliness. The organisation has renewed their calls for a national strategy on […]

Rural youth: public transport, employment and investment in youth and mental health services key issues

Limited public transport is still one of the biggest challenges facing young people living in rural Ireland today, hindering access to a wide range of necessary services. That’s according to new research published today (22.11.19) by the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) in Castlebar, Co. Mayo. The qualitative study Youth Work in Rural Ireland explores the […]

Damning Report on Kilkenny mental health unit highlights urgent need for Tipp beds – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister of State with responsibility for Mental Health, Jim Daly, to escalate measures aimed at providing residential psychiatric beds in County Tipperary. Deputy McGrath was speaking after a Report on St Luke’s Psychiatric facility in Kilkenny revealed a litany of appalling hygiene and service provision failures:   […]

Education and Awareness Around Mental Health Can be Life-Saving, says Leading Clinical Psychologist

Today Clonmel-based practice Inform Psychological Services marked its fifth anniversary with a free event, titled “The Inside Track on Mental Health”, in The Main Guard, Clonmel, Co Tipperary.  The event was described as a “cradle to the grave look at mental health.”   Guest speakers at the event were Dr. Maeve Martin, Founder and Clinical […]

Inform Psychological Services Launches “The Inside Track On Mental Health” Event To Mark Fifth Anniversary Celebrations

Clonmel-based practice Inform Psychological Services will hold a free event, titled “The Inside Track on Mental Health”, in The Main Guard, Clonmel, Co Tipperary, on Friday, September 28th, 2018 from 4pm – 6pm. The event will mark the business’ fifth anniversary.   Event attendees will hear from guest speakers Dr. Maeve Martin, Founder and Clinical […]

Cyclists To Ride 470km Across Ireland For Youth Mental Health

On Friday 28th September the BoxyMo Giro D’Jigsaw will take to the road. Over three days, 50 cyclists will cover an epic 470km to raise money to support the mental health of Ireland’s young people. “Every home in Ireland has been impacted on by mental health challenges at one time or another. I was looking […]

10 trends that will impact worksite wellness in 2018

In this day and age, employers have recognized that the workplace has a key role to play in employee well-being and corporate wellness programs have been taking off in a big way over the last few years. 2018 sees some changes and adaptations to the world of worksite wellness and here we look at ten […]

Tipperary Course For Supporters Of People With Mental Health Struggles

People in Tipperary who are supporting family, friends, neighbours, colleagues or community members that are struggling with their mental health are being offered a unique opportunity to avail of a fully funded programme designed especially for them. Suicide or Survive’s ‘Supporters Programme’ teaches supporters practical skills they can use to support the people they care about. […]

Family Peer Support Meetings

SHINE, supporting people with mental ill health, invites you to our relative support Group Meeting in Aras Follain, Tyone, Nenagh at 8.00pm every second Wednesday Monthly.  If you are supporting a relative or friend who is experiencing mental health issues, and you would like support in a confidential and comfortable space, join us.

Ballyhoura Green Ribbon Walk In Aid Of Mental Health

Ballyhoura Beo are hosting a Green Ribbon Walk to encourage people to take time out of their busy lives, go for a walk and support the campaign to change minds about mental health – one conversation at a time. The walk is part of a month-long national Green Ribbon Campaign organised by See Change to […]

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