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.
FRIENDS (Family Recovery Initiative by Engaging, Networking and Developing Supports) launched its new FRIENDS Recovery Booklet last Thursday 8th December with the help of Shine, local family members, Áras Folláin and the Mid-West HSE. The project was funded and supported by Pobail. The launch was attended by Deputy Willie O’Dea who presented certificates to nine family members who […]
The next deadline for the Alan Reid fund is January 20th 2017. The purpose of the Alan Reid fund is to facilitate a person with a diagnosis of mental ill health to achieve some aim, which may be an educational, leisure or social activity and which may require a small amount of money to help […]