HAVE YOUR SAY: Call for Submissions for the new National Framework for Suicide Prevention

Have your say on the new National Framework for Suicide Prevention

As part of the development of a new National Framework for Suicide Prevention for Ireland, the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) wants to hear from members of the public, including health service staff, – particularly those with an interest in suicide prevention and those affected by suicide.

Darkness Into Light

The Pieta House sixth annual 5km walk/run will take place on Saturday, May 10th 2014, with nearly 40 venues across Ireland and beyond lined up.

The Darkness Into Light venue for Sligo is St. Mary’s GAA Club, Ballydoogan, Sligo.

The phenomenon that is Darkness Into Light, starting at 4.15am, and crossing the line just as dawn is breaking, is in its second year in Sligo.
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North Connaught College Open Evening

Considering returning to education?

An alternative route to job opportunities or higher education is available locally in a friendly supportive atmosphere and if “exam pressure” is not your strength then you may be pleased to know there are no “points” requirements and also many courses are assessed on assignments and projects rather than end exam…..

Alcohol Awareness Week

Alcohol Awareness Week, runs this year, from the 31st of March until the 4th of April, 2014. It aims to stimulate a collective response to the issue of alcohol related harm in Ireland, by getting people to examine alcohol related issues, and how they impact all of us.

Sligo Sports and Recreation Partnership- Sports Inclusion Programme

Sligo Sports and Recreation Partnership have published their latest calendar of events for the Sports Inclusion Programme. The calendar, which outlines events occurring until the end of April, offers a variety of activities to people with disabilities, including Table tennis, football and walks. You can download a copy of the timetable here: SIDO calender of events […]

National Listening Meetings

National Listening Meetings to hear the Views of Service Users, Family Members and Carers on how Mental Health Services should be delivered into the future – For the attention of Voluntary Organisations and Consumer Panels who are involved in Mental Health Services in Ireland. Click heading to read more….

Mental Health Ireland Public Speaking Project – NW Regional final

The North West Regional Final of the MHI Public Speaking Project will take place in Dorrian’s Hotel, Ballyshannon on Wednesday 29th January at 11am.

GROW Mental Health Awareness Programme

Mental Health Awareness Programme, Fenagh Visitor Centre, Fenagh, Co. Leitrim

GROW in Ireland is presenting a four week mental health education programme which will commence on Wednesday 12th February 2014 @ 8.00pm in the Fenagh Visitor Centre, Fenagh, Co. Leitrim for four consecutive Wednesdays. All are welcome and this programme is free of charge

See Change Volunteer Training Sligo

The first volunteer training day is taking place this Saturday in Sligo. Email volunteer@seechange.ie to book your place. More training days around the country will be announced very soon! Check out www.seechange.ie for more details.

Positive Minds & Suicide Prevention Seminar Sligo

Come along to this free seminar on Thursday 23rd January at 6.30pm in the Clarion Hotel, Sligo to address the topic of suicide prevention and find out what resources are available in your local area.