News & Events

Launch of Child & Youth Mental Health Counselling Services Booklet

Launch of Child & Youth Mental Health Counselling Services Booklet The Child & Youth Mental Health Counselling Services Booklet - a Mayo CYPSC project - was launched by Steve Jackson (General Manager for Mental Health) today. The Children and Young People's Services Committees (CYPSC) are responsible for...

Why are competitive athletes more open to depression?

Back on the New York Times bestseller list a decade after first published – thanks mainly to the film tie-in edition – is David Sheff’s Beautiful Boy, one of those properly eye-opening accounts of addiction and recovery and everything else in between. Set against a...

It could be your parent, a sibling or colleague that’s making you ill

It could be your parent, a sibling, a son or daughter or in-law that is making you ill. Or perhaps a friend, neighbour, person at work or partner is intruding on your psychological territory. Research has shown that people who have positive and supportive relationships are...

First year in secondary school: a survival guide

Teachers and students share their tips for making the transition to a new school a positive experience for pupils . . . and how parents can help Beginning secondary school is one of the landmark moments in a child’s life, but new beginnings can bring...

The Child & Family Mental Health Initiative (CFMHI)

The Child & Family Mental Health Initiative (CFMHI) interagency team launch their information resources for parents with Mental Health difficulties and their children http://www.mindspacemayo.ie/uploadedfiles/Understanding-your-parents-Mental-Health-(12+).pdf http://www.mindspacemayo.ie/uploadedfiles/Understanding-your-parents-Mental-Health-(7-12yo).pdf http://www.mindspacemayo.ie/uploadedfiles/Talking-to-your-Children-about-your-Mental-Health.pdf ...