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Better Mental health For Everybody

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 […]

Sligo/Leitrim Youth Mental Health Initiative

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 […]

Mental Health Associations

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 […]

Stress Control Drumshanbo

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 Awareness

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 […]

School Mental Health Programmes

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 […]