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This year’s World Mental Health Week runs from 6th October – 13th October 2013.
The Better Mental Health for All group is a partnership approach between voluntary and statutory services with an interest in mental health in Sligo and Leitrim. The group was initially established to oversee the implementation of actions recommended in the North Western Health Board ‘Mental Health Promotion Strategy & Action Plan 2005-2010’. Since the expiration […]
2013 saw the launch of the first year of the Green Ribbon Campaign in May.
The Youth Mental Health Initiative was established in 2011 to foster the positive mental health and wellbeing of young people aged between 12 and 25 yrs in Sligo, Leitrim and West Cavan. The initiative involves a partnership between a wide range of agencies working with young people, young people themselves and local community groups. The […]
Currently, there are 4 Local Mental Health Associations (MHAs) operating in the Sligo/Leitrim area. MHAs are engaged in a range of activities and services which promote positive mental health and support those managing a mental illness. All members of local MHA’s work on a voluntary basis in their communities. MHAs in the area are Sligo […]
We all live in stressful times. Understanding how stress can impact on our lives and what we can do about it is key to strengthening our resilience and ability to cope. Stress Control is a free 6 session course to manage stress. It is for people who want to learn some great ways to control […]
Mental health and well-being are part of everyday life, and it is essential that people’s knowledge and awareness around mental health is continually increasing. Educating people about the prevalence of mental health problems in Ireland is a key step in making mental health more relevant and important for people, while contributing to an improvement in […]
There are a number of mental health promotion programmes which are used in schools in Sligo and Leitrim. These include MindOut in post-primary schools and Zippy’s Friends in primary schools. Training for teachers on these programmes takes place during the school year. There are currently no training dates planned but information will be posted here […]