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Welcome to alive2thrive.ie, a website promoting positive mental health in Sligo and Leitrim, where you will find services, resources, tips and general information.

Public Talk

What’s On!

  • Youth Mental Health TalksOctober 5, 2017 - 12:02 pm

    Sligo Leitrim Children and Young People’s Services Committee (CYPSC) in conjunction with the Sligo Leitrim Youth Mental Health Initiative have organised a series of informative talks relating to youth mental health. If you are a parent, teacher, or anyone who works with or has an interest in learning more about various topics around young people’s mental health

  • World Mental Health Week 2017September 28, 2017 - 5:11 pm

    World Mental Health Week takes place from the 8th-15th October this year. To celebrate the week a programme of events have been organised across Counties Sligo and Leitrim. Everyone is encouraged to take some time out and pay attention to their wellbeing and take steps to improve it. Have a look through the booklets for each county to find something that may interest you!

  • ‘Understanding Self Harm’ trainingJanuary 18, 2016 - 3:40 pm

    The aim of the programme is to: Develop participants’ knowledge and understanding of self-harm; Develop participants’ knowledge of the reasons underlying self-harm behaviour; Consider the needs of people who self-harm

  • Mind Your Mental Health workshopSeptember 18, 2015 - 4:21 pm

    Mind Your Mental Health is a mental health awareness workshop developed by Mental Health Ireland. It offers participants the opportunity to reflect on this important aspect of their lives and to learn different ways to enhance their own mental health and wellbeing.

  • SafeTalk Training 2017January 20, 2015 - 10:31 am

      What is SafeTALK?   SafeTALK is a half day training programme that prepares participants to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources.  These specific skills are called suicide first aid resources.  These specific skills are called suicide alertness and are taught with the expectation that the person […]

  • ASIST Training 2017January 20, 2015 - 10:26 am

    ASIST is a training course developed for both members of the public and professionals and particularly those people whose work brings them into contact with people who may be vulnerable or at risk of suicide….

Students in Sligo Institute of Technology have produced this video clip asking people ‘Who Would You Tell?’ if you were having problems or suicidal thoughts. Click here to read more.

Watch this video clip to find out more about mental health from young people in Sligo, Leitrim and West Cavan. You will also find out about the youth mental health study currently being conducted in the area.

Join your local Mental Health Assocation

There are currently 5 Local Mental Health Associations in the Sligo Leitrim Area engaged in a range of activities promoting positive mental health and supporting those managing a mental illness.

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