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Aware seeking support line volunteers

Aware, an Irish mental health charity supporting people affected by depression and bipolar disorder, are seeking to recruit volunteers aged 21 and over for its support line. Aware support line manager, Lauren Smith, said that the plea was being made due to a significant increase in calls to the free phone line during the pandemic. Stephen […]

Mindset Awareness Programme for 4-11 years (Northern Ireland)

    The Action Mental Health (AMH) MensSana team present Mindset – a Mental and Emotional Health and Wellbeing Awareness Programme. Programmes will be delivered in all youth and community settings across all Trust areas for groups of 8 – 20 people. Mindset aims to raise awareness and increase knowledge and understanding of Mental and […]

Kintsugi Hope

Kintsugi Hope’s vision is to see a world where mental and emotional health is accepted and understood, with safe and supportive communities for everyone to grow and flourish. ‘Kintsugi’ (literally ‘golden joinery’) is a Japanese technique for repairing pottery with seams of gold. This repairs the brokenness in a way that makes the object more […]

Our identity is in Christ, not our poor mental health.

To declare to the world “I suffer from poor mental health” is one of the scariest things anyone could do. How will people react? Will I get that promotion? Will I be able to lead in church? Am I a lesser Christian? I suffer from depression and I know these thoughts all too well. Looking […]

These wheels were made for pushing

Simon Malley, a parishioner from Naas Union of Parishes, has contacted us regarding a sponsored wheelchair Push Challenge that he is participating in on June 1st in order to raise funds for Aware, who are working in partnership with MindMatters COI. Simon has a fundraising page https://www.idonate.ie/fundraiser/11435750_simon-malley-s-fundraising-page.html, and also a  Facebook group ‘These Wheels Were […]

Mental Health Awareness training

Bookings now open for Mental Health Awareness training  About this training  By the end of the session learners will: Understand the meaning of mental health/mental ill health Identify the most common mental health conditions, their symptoms, and their risk factors Know how to sustain good mental health and emotional wellbeing Understand what it means to […]

Seed Funding Application Form

Applications for seed funding are now open. This phase of the project will provide financial support for local mental health promotion initiatives which will address one/all the themes outlined above. Applications are now open and to apply an application form must be completed. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 29th July 2022. […]

Five Ways to Wellbeing

Mental Health Ireland will be running a free online workshop via zoom for the Five Ways to Wellbeing on Thursday, 28th April, @ 10am – 12noon. Register your place at this link https://bit.ly/36qC5pF

Belleek Pottery launch a special mug to support Action Mental Health

Looking for ways to raise much needed funds for this amazing charity, Belleek Pottery and Action Mental Health launched a design competition in 2021 to allow AMH Clients to express their mental health issues through art. The aim was to design a decal that will be applied and fired onto a Belleek Mug. Many beautiful […]