Covid19 and the impact on family carers survey – EUFAMI

By Karolyn Ward on Thursday, May 21st, 2020 in Featured, News.

EUFAMI are calling on all family carers to participate in an online survey about their experiences of caring for a loved one affected by mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. EUFAMI is acutely aware that very many family members are experiencing great worry, hardship and anxiety as a result of this virus. It is […]

Invitation to Tender for the Evaluation of See Change

By Karolyn Ward on Thursday, May 7th, 2020 in Featured, News, Vacancies.

See Change – The National Stigma Reduction Partnership are seeking to appoint consultants to develop an evaluation system of See Change. See Change is a project of Shine – Supporting People Affected by Mental Ill Health.  Shine aim to empower people with mental ill health and their families through support, information and education. They also advocate […]

Getting Through COVID-19 Together

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 in Featured, News.

The Department of Health and the HSE, in collaboration with key cross-Government and cross-sectoral partners, have developed a mental wellbeing campaign aimed at offering support and resources to help deal with the stress, anxiety and isolation currently experienced by many people during this time which was launched on Saturday. The ‘Together’ campaign is hosted on […]

Support Services Available Over Easter

By Karolyn Ward on Thursday, April 9th, 2020 in Featured, News.

Please be advised of Shine service closure for Good Friday 10th of April and Easter Monday 13th of April. The following services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Samaritans Freephone 116 123 E-mail: Pieta House Freephone: 1800 247 247 Text Help to 51444 YourMentalHealth information line is available 24/7 1800 […]

Shine Newsletter: April 2020

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 in Featured, News, Newsletter.

The latest edition our Shine newsletter is available here. In this edition, we have a message from our CEO, John Saunders on the Covid-19 crisis and updates on the continuation of Shine services during this time. We introduce our two new team members Alessandra and Emma and provide an update on the postponement of this […]

Information about HSE Mental Health Services during Covid-19

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 in Blog, Featured, News.

HSE Mental Health Engagement has issued a series of FAQ’s for people accessing HSE Mental Health Services and for Families, Carers and Supporters during Covid-19. Covid-19 FAQ’s for Service Users Covid-19 FAQ’s for Families, Carers and Supporters

Shine Services Available by Phone and Email

By Karolyn Ward on Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 in Blog, Events, Featured, News.

All Shine services remain available for phone and email support at this time, including Shine Regional Services, Recovery Resource Centres and Counselling Services. Services are available Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Download the list of contacts and services available here

Shine Covid-19 Update

By Karolyn Ward on Friday, March 13th, 2020 in Blog, Events, Featured, News.

Shine Services In response to the latest Government advice issued on Thursday 12th March regarding Covid-19, Shine is putting a number of measures in place to protect the people who use Shine services and our staff, and to prevent the potential spread of the Coronavirus. From close of business, today 13th March until 29th March, […]

Shine Newsletter: March 2020

By Karolyn Ward on Friday, March 6th, 2020 in News, Newsletter.

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