Free mindfulness workshop

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.

Lived Lives

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…..

Sligo Walking Festival 2018

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…

Mental Health Engagement Local Forum February 2018

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 2017

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 calling for new volunteers

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….

Minding Your Mental Health in Leitrim

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

‘Shelf Help’ Project

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.

Positive Mental Health Information Boards

Large information boards outlining tips for good mental health have been developed by local Mental Health Associations. These will be displayed in various places around the county such as sports clubs, schools, community centres etc. to raise awareness about looking after our mental health.

World Mental Health Week

This year’s World Mental Health Week runs from 6th October – 13th October 2013.