The Havin’ a Laugh Soapbox Derby will be held on Saturday, 4th May 2019 in conjunction with the Sligo Summer Festival. For this soapbox derby we want to get the whole community involved and so we are inviting local men’s sheds and other community groups to build their own soapbox racer and enter a team. The Soapbox Derby will be […]
Promoting Mental Wellbeing in Leitrim We are pleased to invite you, the people of Co. Leitrim, to participate in a range of activities to raise awareness about the very important topic of mental health. Events and activities promoting a positive sense of wellbeing will commence during World Mental Health Week and continue throughout the Autumn. […]
Everyone is welcome to a free mindfulness workshop on Saturday August 4th at St. Columba’s Hospital (Education centre) The workshop is open to all, those with and without previous experience and will be facilitated by Mar Healy from Mental Health Ireland.
The mediated Lived Lives art exhibition tours to open the conversation about suicide are taking place in Manorhamilton next week. The mediated tour of the exhibition will take approximately 90 minutes and is limited to 20 participants…..
North West Adventure Tours welcome you to the annual Sligo Walking Festival 2018. We look forward to meeting walkers old and new out on the hills. We have included a wide variety of walks so there is sure to be a walk to suit your individual level of fitness. Click heading for more info…
The local forum will meet its objectives through, providing a space and opportunity for local service users, family, carers and supporters to voice their experiences, present their views and to raise issues in order to improve outcomes for those who use the services and those who care for them
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!
Sligo Mental Health Association are currently recruiting new volunteers to join with them in promoting positive mental health in the local community and supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties on their journey towards wellness….
To highlight local services, Breffni Mental Health Association in partnership with Leitrim Development Company have developed a leaflet outlining contact details for many services with a role to play in supporting mental health in Leitrim, as well as some basic tips on building resilience
To celebrate World Mental Health Week, Breffni Mental Health Association based in Carrick on Shannon have launched a series of self-help books, the ‘Overcoming Series’, covering topics such as low mood and depression, worry, stress and anxiety, general mental health and wellbeing, addiction, relationships and social issues.