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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 ...

Men’s Health Week 2018

International Men's Health Week (MHW) 2018 runs from today Monday 11th until Sunday 17th June, Father’s Day. Its purpose is to encourage personal, structural and systemic change and thereby improve men’s health. Men, on the island of Ireland, suffer from poor health and die too...

The importance of self-compassion and self-acceptance

Positive well-being – sometimes we are our own greatest obstacles to achieving happiness “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama Often, we are our own greatest obstacles to achieving happiness and well-being. Sometimes we...

Breaffy GAA leads the field in fight for mental health awareness

Breaffy GAA Club has extended its commitment to reducing the stigma surrounding mental health with the announcement that Mindspace Mayo will now feature on the clubs U-14 jerseys. It is hoped that the campaign will raise awareness of youth mental health issues in Mayo. GAA clubs...