Mental Health Ireland announces a new mental health education programme which will be begin in March 2014 in Cork.
UCC in association with Mental Health Ireland has developed a new and innovative Certificate programme in response to an increased awareness of mental health and mental health challenges in recent times. The first programme will begin in March 2014 in UCC. It is planned to deliver the programme in other centres nationally later this year.
more details here Certificate in Mental Health in the Community
Mental Health Ireland (MHI) is a national voluntary organisation with 104 local Mental Health Associations (MHAs) and branches throughout the country. The membership includes mental health professionals and lay people who provide care, support and friendship for the mentally ill. Mental Health Ireland aims to promote positive mental health and to actively support persons with a mental illness, their families and carers by identifying their needs and advocating their rights.
People who have good mental health:
Why should the average young person be concerned about mental illness and know about mental health?
Here are just two facts:
As a member of the general public it is highly desirable that you should learn as much as you can about the importance of mental health and recognise and deal with causes of stress and other factors leading to mental breakdown.
Remember that sometime in your life, you, a member of your family or a friend could become mentally ill and your understanding and help could be of tremendous support.
If you wish to help Mental Health Ireland then please make a donation using the button below - Thank you!
Have you attended a Mental Health Tribunal?Would you be willing to talk about your experiences?
Jennifer Brown from DCU is doing research on mental health tribunals and is looking for volunteers to talk about their experiences.
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