Are we any different?

By Karolyn Ward on Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 in Blog.

Written by Denis Michael O’Sullivan At times I feel giving up  And I just can’t take no more  Sometimes I get so tired of fighting  And if only people knew how I felt  And the suffering that I have to endure  If only people understood how I felt  To be constantly stigmatised  Then they wouldn’t make a Joke of it for their   Own pleasure  But I realise now  That […]

You Don’t Have To Face It Alone – by Denis O’Sullivan

By Karolyn Ward on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 in Blog.

Baby is there anything that I can do I couldn’t imagine what you’re going through  I’ll always be here for you  That my sweet love i do  promise you  Is there any way of knowing how it feels just to be alone  And every time I try to call  you never seem to be at home  Is it that you don’t want me or do you want to be left alone  And if […]

EOLAS: The Road We Travel Photography Project

By Karolyn Ward on Thursday, November 14th, 2019 in Blog, Events, News.

‘EOLAS: The Road we travel…’ Photographic Exhibition Date Tuesday 10th December Venue Atrium, Trinity College Dublin Time 5.30- 7.30 Speakers: Sharon Ferguson, Exhibition Contributor from Donegal Rosemary Murphy, A/Director of Nursing and EOLAS co-ordinator, Louth/Meath Mr Jim Ryan, Mental Health Lead Health Service Executive EOLAS: The Road we Travel… EOLAS: ‘The Road we Travel…’ is […]

Listen back – RDO Derek Pepper on LMFM speaking about family recovery

By Karolyn Ward on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 in Blog, Featured, News.

Our Regional Development Officer in the Northeast, Derek Pepper, spoke to Gerry Kelly on LMFM about family support, recovery for the family member and our Exploring My Way education programme. Exploring My Way solely focuses on the position of the relative and recovery for the relative in a peer setting. Our programme runs once a […]

Inpatient – by Jess McCaul

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 in Blog, News.

Jess McCaul tells her story of accessing inpatient care as a supportive environment where recovery is possible. I spent two years fighting for inpatient treatment. Two years trying to get the specialised care I knew I needed because outpatient treatment just wasn’t working. It was like I was swimming against the current and was barely […]

Chasing the Rainbow, by Aoife Burke

By Karolyn Ward on Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 in Blog.

Chasing the Rainbow Chasing the rainbow. Leaving sparks of light. Spinning and weaving through dusky clouds, entwined with light. As I sleep I imagine these hues of light and shade breathing out a rainbow of colour. Liquid gold of heavenly sunlight pours over the earth below, like golden syrup, drowning everything in its path. Mist […]

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