Mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness. Mental health means having a general sense of well-being and being able to reach your potential. It means you can cope with life’s normal stresses, work productively, and participate in community life.
Mental health recovery is a process of healing and transformation that allows you to live a full and meaningful life. How this happens is unique for everyone. Some things that can aid recovery include access to the right supports, information and education about mental health.
Family recovery is all about improving our quality of life while dealing with the reality of it. At different stages we need different things from support, to rest, to education. FRIENDS, a project in the Mid-West is facilitating and hosting a number of events for family members affected by a person who experiences mental ill […]
Written by Ciara Hudson They say “a little knowledge is a dangerous thing”. Luckily for us however, mountains of it can be found out amongst the vegetable and flower beds of the Ballybeg Community Development Project. Within an hour of arriving out to Shine Discovery’s new allotment plot, tools and tips were being shared with […]