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D12 Mental Health & Wellbeing Fair

By Karolyn Ward on Friday, April 26th, 2019 in Events, News.

The D12 Community Mental Health Forum are hosting a Mental Health and Wellbeing Fair on 15th May 11am – 3.00pm at the Walkinstown Community Centre. Click here for more information.


Finding My Way – Galway

By Karolyn Ward on Friday, April 26th, 2019 in Events, Featured, News.

A Recovery Programme for people with a lived experience of a mental health difficulty, co-produced by people in recovery and Shine staff. Free! 8 week course starting Tuesday 14th May 2019 Click here for more information.


“Hope”, a book by Patrick Clifford

By Karolyn Ward on Monday, April 1st, 2019 in Blog.

Patrick has recently self published his second book, Hope. Hope features a selection of poetry, songs and short stories, both memoirs and fiction. Patrick entitled the book “Hope” to reflect his own difficulties in life, both mental and physical. He wishes to give readers inspiration and a sense of hope. The cover features an image […]


Participants required for social media experiment – Trinity College, Dublin

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 in News.

The Gillan Lab at Trinity College Dublin is looking for online participants for a brief experiment in predicting the onset of depression using Twitter. Our study aims to test if we can predict depressive episodes before they happen by studying how networks of symptoms (like mood and sleep) change as a person approaches the start […]


Take My Hand – Dungarvan

By Karolyn Ward on Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 in Events, News.

A Dinner-Dance in aid of mental health services in the region. When: 6th April Where: Park Hotel Dungarvan Click here for more information.


Mental Health Reform publish My Voice Matters research results

By Karolyn Ward on Thursday, March 14th, 2019 in Featured, News.

Shine welcomes the publication of the results of two national consultations carried out by Mental Health Reform. The My Voice Matters national consultation looks at people’s experiences of using mental health services in Ireland. The consultation also focuses on the experiences of family, friends and carers of mental health service users. This is the first […]



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