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We are recruiting a: Media Education & Policy Officer

By Cillian Russell on Monday, August 13th, 2018 in News.

Headline Media Education & Policy Officer Reporting to:  National Projects Team Leader Part time (21hrs per week), Permanent Contract Salary – Grade lll point 5 Gross Salary of €27,542 (pro rata) Location: Currently in Maynooth but Shine reserves the right to change location. Headline is Ireland’s national programme for responsible reporting and representation of mental […]


We are currently recruiting a: Support Group Facilitator

By Cillian Russell on Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 in News, Vacancies.

Shine is seeking a Facilitator to work on a contract for services basis with our Kildare Town Phrenz Group for 1.5 hours per week, every Thursday afternoon, from 1.45pm to 3.15pm, with immediate effect. An hourly rate of €23 plus mileage will be paid subject to receipt of relevant invoices. Applicants can be a person […]


Volunteer Support Group Facilitator

By Cillian Russell on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 in News, Vacancies.

Volunteer Support Group Facilitator Shine is seeking a Volunteer Support Group Facilitator to facilitate a support group for friends and relatives of people experiencing mental ill health in the Galway region. The time commitment is approximately three hours on a once per month basis. Volunteers should have some understanding of mental health and how it […]


Just another day in the life of a social drifter

By Cillian Russell on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 in Blog.

Just another day in the life of a social drifter John sits alone in the cafe. By himself. He smiles to himself. John is waiting. Quietly. He knows that nothing will probably turn up. Nothing happens. Much. All is quiet. John don’t make no trouble, for no one. He don’t cause no problems. He don’t […]


Date for your diary: Co. Cork FINDING MY WAY: A RECOVERY PROGRAM

By Cillian Russell on Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 in Events, News.

FINDING MY WAY: A RECOVERY PROGRAM Finding My Way is a programme co-produced by Shine and people in recovery to help find our way to a better place after periods of mental distress. Many people go through periods of mental distress and it can be very disorientating and is quite common. It can be difficult […]


The Necklace

By Cillian Russell on Friday, July 13th, 2018 in Blog.

THE NECKLACE A Short Story by Eva Burke The sky was streaked with grey. Heavy rain clouds saturated with water hung mercilessly abound the city. Gazing out of the window, her nose pressed against the glass, Cassie breathed a fog of air against the cold frame. It was minus one and oh so chilly. She […]


PEOPLE WHO HAVE PERSONAL OR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE WITH PSYCHOSIS: Invitation to be involved in research

By Cillian Russell on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 in Events, Featured, News.

Mental Health First Aid Australia PARTICIPANTS NEEDED! PEOPLE WHO HAVE PERSONAL OR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE WITH PSYCHOSIS We are inviting people from Australia, UK, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden and the USA who have expertise in the field of psychosis to participate in this research. This includes people with a lived experience […]



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