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Current developments & initiatives on suicide prevention & post-vention in mayo

Current developments & initiatives on Suicide Prevention & Post-vention in Mayo

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]On Wednesday September 28th the Mayo Suicide Prevention Alliance hosted a workshop on current developments & initiatives on Suicide Prevention & Post-vention in Mayo. The presentations on the day included: Gerry Raleigh, Director National Office for Suicide Prevention Connecting for Life & its...

Beginners Couch to 5k

Beginners Couch to 5k Programmes in Mayo

Are you interested in Beginners Couch to 5k? Have you always wanted to be able to walk/jog 5km? This programme is for you. Remember Places are Limited. Why not join the Mayo Sports Partnership 8 week Autumn Programme being launched this Monday September 26th? See Poster for programme...

Tips for House Sharing - Men eating pizza

The psychology of house sharing

The psychology of house sharing: how to get on with the people you're living with Can’t we all just get along? Former Olympic team psychologist Niamh Fitzpatrick helps us understand why housemates fight. Read more here: Tips for house sharing...

Mindspace Mayo recruiting young people for youth panel - poster

Mindspace Mayo Is Recruiting

Mindspace Mayo is recruiting young people for youth panel. Read more here:

World Suicide Prevention Day - It's OK to talk

World Suicide Prevention Day

Saturday September10th is World Suicide Prevention Day #WSPD16. Look out for your friends and remember, #itsokaytotalk...

Little Things can improve your game

The GAA and HSE are bringing the messages of protection, resilience and support for mental wellness to local communities.   The GAA and the HSE are working in partnership to bring the messages of protection, resilience and support for mental wellness to local communities. Both organisations are keen...

Tackling suicide and self-harm in Ireland

Ireland is 4th of 31 European countries when we compare suicide rates for young people aged 15-19   In 2014, the Central Statistics Office reported that 459 people died by suicide in Ireland. We also know there is a strong relationship between suicide and self-harming behaviours, which...

How drugs affect your mental health

How Drugs affect your mental health

Drugs. We all know what they are and we have an idea why people take them, but do we know what the consequences for our mental health are? Certain drugs (even prescription ones) can have a pretty big impact on your mental health, so it's...

Tips on being a good listener

Tips on being a good listener

Being there for people and offering a listening ear when they need to talk, will make a big difference for them and for you. Find out more here. (Source:

Living with mental illness: Who cares for the carers?

Over the last couple of months, I’ve written a lot about what it’s like to directly experience the impact of mental health difficulties – how they can manifest, the lengths we sometimes have to go to to get help, as well as the reality of...

Parkrun Events in Mayo

Parkrun events now in Mayo

What do London, Sydney, Copenhagen, Capetown and now Mayo have in common? Well, these are some of the wonderful locations worldwide that host a Parkrun event. Parkrun is a global network of weekly 5 km timed runs or walks in local parks that take place every...