The Common Sense Parenting programme assists parents to learn skills to encourage their children’s positive behaviour, discourage negative behaviour and teach their children alternatives to problem behaviour. Check out poster for more information…
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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
Sligo Sports and Recreation Partnership are kicking off their new ‘Gym Up’ programme for the winter promoting positive health and wellbeing. See flyer below for details
Recently the team at Rennafix ran an uplifting and inspiring Instagram competition to help promote positive mental health. The theme of the competition was to capture moments engaging in activities that release endorphins. Although exercise is known as an effective way of releasing these ‘happy hormones’, eating the right foods and making connections socially can also boost your endorphins, liven your mood and release stress.
Exercise is one of the most commonly recognised ways to better wellbeing according to recent research. To encourage people to participate and get active, Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership have organised a variety of fun and social activities to celebrate World Mental Health Week 2015.
In association with Leitrim County Council Library Service and Healthy Ireland, Mind Your Mental Health workshops will be held throughout the Spring. 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.
Aware Sligo are currently recruiting volunteer facilitators. Aware is a national charity, that undertakes to create a society, where people affected by stress, depression, Bi-polar and other mood disorders are understood , supported, free from stigma and are encouraged to access appropriate therapies. For information on volunteer role click here
A free Men’s Health Night is taking place on Wednesday 17th June in the Clarion Hotel Sligo. There will be free health screening and informational talks on a variety of health issues. Everyone is welcome. See poster for further details…
Sligo Comhairle na nÓg Photography Competition 2015 incorporating Instagram Photos The competition is open to all photographers in the Republic of Ireland aged between 13 and 18 years of age. Alive2Thrive – 5 a day for your positive mental health We have all heard about our 5 a day when it comes to fruit and […]
Sligo Sport & Recreation Partnership are hosting a Programme involving a series of walks around County Sligo every Wednesday to promote a positive sense of well-being. If you think you might be interested in participating in a regular walking programme in a safe, supervised and enjoyable environment, please check out our poster for more information…