News and Events


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.

27th March 2020

Talking to children and young People about COVID19

The Department of Education and Skills has released some advice for parents and schools on talking to children and young people about COVID-19. They suggest letting the child or young…
27th March 2020

Fostering alcohol-free healthy coping tools that will last beyond COVID-19 

We have worked with Alcohol Action Ireland to share a set of advice guidelines to help people understand the risk of turning to alcohol during these tough times. This advice…
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23rd March 2020

Minding your mental health and wellbeing as a Volunteer

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Neil Armstrong upon landing on the Moon 1969 Volunteers similarly take that one significant apparently small step which has…
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20th March 2020

Five Actions for Wellbeing during Tough Times

Mental Health Ireland has shared five simple actions we can all take to protect our mental health and maintain positive wellbeing during uncertain and challenging times. The CEO of Mental…
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11th March 2020

Mental Health Ireland urges people to stay connected and informed amid Covid-19

Mental Health Ireland is encouraging people to stay informed, stay connected and stay calm in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. Following the release of guidance from the World Health Organisation…
18th February 2020

Woodlands for Health Evaluation Report 2020

Woodlands for Health is a nature-based intervention programme focused on green exercise in a forest setting. The voluntary programme has been developed specifically for those with mental health difficulties. It…

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