DSCP Ability Programme

By Mary Malone on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 in News.

The Ability Programme is a free voluntary service for young people aged 18 – 29 offering support and guidance to develop positive pathways to work and study. Ability connects young people experiencing emotional, psychological and mental health challenges with Guidance Workers to assist them engage with work and/or study, learn new skills, find volunteering and […]

The Trinity Department of Psychiatry invites you to a Public Lecture

By Mary Malone on Monday, November 5th, 2018 in Events, News.

The Trinity Department of Psychiatry invites you to a Public Lecture: “Do talking therapies make a difference for individuals with Psychosis?” Dr Alison Brabban Date:  Tuesday 20th November at 6pm – 7pm Venue: Tercentenary Hall, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Pearse St, Dublin 2 This is part of Dr Alison Brabban’s Visiting Professorship to Trinity College, Dublin Alison Brabban National Clinical Advisor for […]

Upcoming event -Mid West region

By Cillian Russell on Friday, November 2nd, 2018 in Events, Featured, News.

In Two Minds is a new piece of ambitious and affecting theatre currently being developed by Joanne which looks at the realities of living with bipolar disorder and its effects on relationships. It is inspired and informed by Joanne’s lived experience of her own mother’s bipolar disorder and her mother is a collaborator on the […]

Frame of Mind Short Film Competition

By Mary Malone on Friday, November 2nd, 2018 in Events, News.

Every year St Patrick’s Mental Health Services and Walk in My Shoes runs the short-film competition called ‘Frame of Mind’.   The aim of this short film competition is to improve awareness about mental health and to remove the stigma associated with mental health difficulties. To enter all you have you do is create a 2-3 […]

CCP National Conference: Men’s Engagement – Using Community Development Approaches

By Mary Malone on Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 in Events, News.

Cork City Partnership are holding a national conference: Men’s Engagement – Using Community Development Approaches on Thursday, 29th November from 9.30am to 15.30pm at the Clayton Silversprings Hotel, Tivoli, Cork.     This conference offers an ideal opportunity to learn about different approaches on how best to engage with men in community based settings and to […]

Wanted: People with lived or Professional experience in the area of trauma

By Mary Malone on Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 in Featured, News.

The University of Melbourne is  looking for people with lived OR professional experience in the area of trauma who might be interested in participating in online surveys. This research project is looking at how someone (a family member, friend, neighbour, concerned community member or a paid carer without specialist qualifications) can help a person who is experiencing extreme distress following a potentially […]

Shine Presents: Therapeutic Responses to Trauma

By Mary Malone on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 in Events, News.

Shine hosts a half day conference on Wednesday 7th November from 12pm to 3pm in the Clayton Hotel, Lapps Quay, Cork City. This is a free event open to anyone with an interest in mental health. The conference will focus on the issue of Trauma – how we experience trauma and how to interact with […]

UCC Certificate in Mental Health in the Community in Knocknaheeny (SICAP)

By Mary Malone on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 in News.

Cork City Partnership is partnering with UCC and Mental Health Ireland to deliver the Certificate in Mental Health Programme in Knocknaheeny, Cork. This programme aims to build on the capacities of individuals / communities to encourage greater advocacy on topics of mental health and wellbeing. The course will begin in January 2019 and will run […]

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