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We will share information about mental health and wellbeing here and also promote any events we think you might be interested in. Our Mental Health Associations and Development Officers organise events throughout the year, all over the country so be sure to keep an eye here and on our social media channels.

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7th August 2020

Reflections on lockdown – the challenges, supports and positives

While many of us are happy to return to the lives and loved ones we so missed during lockdown, some of us might be reflecting on the things we’re not…
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31st July 2020

World Mental Health Day 2020 calls for equality for everyone, everywhere

World Mental Health Day will take place on October 10th and the theme this year is Mental Health for All - Greater Investment – Greater Access. Everyone, everywhere. The World…
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16th July 2020

Mental Health and Family Caring online programme

Mental Health Ireland is pleased to have partnered with Family Carers Ireland to co-produce Mental Health and Family Caring. This five-week online programme's aim is to support the supporters of…
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3rd July 2020

European Seminar a co-produced “celebration” of recovery and empowerment

Ireland will for the first time host an annual seminar that brings together experts and people with lived experience of mental health challenges and recovery from across Europe. Mental Health…
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25th June 2020

Virtual Exhibition Showcases talents of Art and Photography Winners

As the 2020 Art and Photography Competition opened for entries last year, we welcomed pieces from hundreds of talented young students from across Ireland. We then travelled to each province…
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17th June 2020

Mental Health Ireland welcomes publication of nation’s new mental health policy

Mental Health Ireland has welcomed the publication today (Wednesday June 17th) of the new national mental health policy and called for continuous investment and monitoring of its implementation. The policy,…

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