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Call for Abstracts to Present at a Men’s Health Symposium

By Ingé Lisa on Monday, January 22nd, 2018 in Events.

‘Men in the Middle’ – exploring men’s health and wellbeing at middle-age Date: Thursday 15th March 2018 Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm Venue: Dr Steevens’ Hospital, Dublin 8 Cost: Free   FOR MORE INFORMATION: SEE HERE Application Form


First Fortnight

By Ingé Lisa on Friday, January 5th, 2018 in Events.

Shine wishes First Fortnight another year of fantastic events and conversations about mental health in Ireland. First Fortnight is Ireland’s Mental Health Arts Festival and is now underway in 17 counties across the country.   Download their brochure or check out their website for events near you  


Shine Bids Farewell!

By Ingé Lisa on Friday, December 8th, 2017 in Newsletter.

The following staff members left shine during 2017. Shine would like thank them for their contribution to the work of Shine and to wish them well in their future endeavors.   Kahlil Thompson Coyle Kahlil joined Shine in February 2003 and was employed as National Projects Manager.  She was responsible for developing specific projects in […]


The Alan Reid Fund now open for applications

By Ingé Lisa on Friday, December 1st, 2017 in News, Newsletter.

    The next deadline for the Alan Reid fund is Wednesday 31st January 2018.   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 […]


Training for Trainers: Facilitating “Finding My Way” (A Peer Led Mental Health Recovery Course)

By Ingé Lisa on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 in Events.

Seeking applications from people in Kerry, Cork, Dublin, Kildare, Westmeath, Offaly, Longford. Shine are running a four day facilitation and training programme, specifically aimed at people in recovery, who experience mental health issues. The training will provide participants with the skills to deliver Shine’s “Finding My Way” course to fellow peers. We are seeking applications […]


Shine: Facilitator (Part-Time) – Phrenz Group

By Ingé Lisa on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 in Vacancies.

Shine: Facilitator (Part-Time) – Phrenz Group SHINE – supporting people affected by mental ill health Shine is seeking a Facilitator to work on a contract for services basis with our Tralee town Phrenz group for 2 hours a week with immediate effect. An hourly rate of €23 will be paid subject to receipt of relevant […]


My Mind Quickens

By Ingé Lisa on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 in Blog.

    My mind quickens, At the sight of the city, But I am a spacer, True and true. Overthinking thinks nothing goes right, Everyone asks are you ok. But that is the problem, Why don’t you pour washing up liquid down my throat? A hundred people ask are you ok? And what if I […]


Lived experience of diagnostic transitions in youth mental health

By Ingé Lisa on Monday, November 20th, 2017 in News.

    Background Many young people accessing mental health services will, over the course of their engagement with services, experience a change in their primary diagnosis. These diagnostic transitions can occur for many reasons, including the onset of new symptoms, divergence of clinical opinion, and revisions of diagnostic systems and criteria. Anecdotal evidence suggests that […]



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