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Shine online “Taking Stock” and “Resilience” Workshops

By Karolyn Ward on Monday, October 12th, 2020 in Events, Featured, News.

This Wednesday, 14th October, our Information and Support Officers in the Midlands, Sarah and Jason are running two online workshops as part of our World Mental Health Week celebrations. 11am – 11.35am  ZOOM Workshop – Taking Stock  This workshop allows participants to Take Stock of where they are at.  It can be tough with life changes […]


World Mental Health Day 2020 – Mental Health For All

By Karolyn Ward on Saturday, October 10th, 2020 in Featured, News.

Today is World Mental Health Day 2020 and the theme of this year’s #WMHD is Mental Health For All – Greater Investment – Greater Access. Everyone, everywhere. This year World Mental Health Day comes at a time where increased levels of anxiety, fear, isolation, social distancing and restrictions, uncertainty and emotional distress have become widespread as we […]


Shine calls on the Government to make investment in community based mental health services a priority in Budget21

By Karolyn Ward on Monday, October 5th, 2020 in Featured, News.

Shine calls on the Government to make investment in community based mental health services a priority in Budget21 in line with Sharing the Vision national mental health policy. We are asking the Government to prioritise these 4 key areas: Call for investment in / funding for the Community and Voluntary sector providing mental health services […]


Feel Good Friday Event – Lets Talk Mental Health and Self-Care

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 in Events, Featured, News.

To mark World Mental Health Week 2020, Cork Community Services Work Stream of Connecting for Life are hosting an online FREE webinar event “Lets Talk Mental Health and Self-Care”, on Friday 9th October from 10am – 1pm. The aim of the event is to explore Mental Health and Self-Care through a variety of interactive and […]


We need you and your voice!

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020 in Blog, Featured, News.

Do you attend Shine services? If so, we need your voice and your experience to support research being carried out by our partner programme Headline. Headline Media Trust Initiative This is a research initiative that aims to help reduce stigma of severe and enduring mental illness within the media. We want to do this by […]


Headline Mental Health Media Awards 2020

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 in News.

Our partner programme Headline has just announced details of this year’s Mental Health Media Awards!Check out their new awards page for all information regarding this year’s categories, dates and rules hereSubmissions open September 1st!


HSE survey: The impact of Covid 19 on Mental Health Services -your experience

By Cillian Russell on Monday, July 6th, 2020 in Events, News.

Service User, Family/Supporter Experiences of Mental Health Services during Covid-19 Experience of Mental Health Services Communication & Engagement during Covid-19 Covid-19 has brought significant changes in the way mental health services have been delivered in the last number of months.It has meant a change in how services are delivered and how they are received and […]




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