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Spring sees new initiatives commence for MindMatters!

We are delighted to announce the commencement of their 2024 mental health awareness programme.  This includes a new round of seed funding and an enhanced training programme, developed with the chair of the project, Bishop Pat Storey, and in partnership with the Representative Church Body.  You are encouraged to visit the project website or email […]

Celebrating MindMatters!

A video celebration of our successful MindMatters conference at Dublin’s Radisson Blu Hotel in October is now available, complete with interviews with Bishop Pat, Archbishops John and Michael, and project leaders. Thank you to all who took part and shared their stories. Keep encouraging each other as the short days and dark nights continue! Find out more about […]

Bishop Pat Storey on encouraging open conversations and reducing stigma.

Bishop Storey, who chairs the MindMatters project team and advisory group, expressed her joy at seeing  MindMatters develop and culminate in the gathering (on Friday, 20th October) at Dublin’s Radisson Blu Royal Hotel. “Positive mental health is a journey, not a destination, and a journey that we tend to travel very quietly,” Bishop Pat Storey […]

Take Control with Stress Control

Sharing this fantastic free resource to help you manage and control stress. Stress Control is an online programme which is live for a limited period over the coming weeks: https://youtube.com/watch?v=Cwfh35n6yFE… #mentalhealth #anxiety #stress  

Meeting the mental health challenge in schools

Schools are experimenting with ways to ease the stress students are facing – not only from the pandemic, but from life itself. Photo by Matthew Ball on Unsplash https://www.irishtimes.com/ireland/education/2023/11/07/there-is-definitely-more-anxiety-in-teenage-girls-meeting-the-mental-health-challenge-in-school/

MindMattersCOI Conference Survey

Thanks for joining us at the MindMatters COI Conference on Friday 20th October in Dublin.  We would be grateful if you can share your thoughts on the day by completing this short survey. It will take you less than 5 minutes to complete – the link and QR code are below. Your feedback is very […]

Archbishop addresses Church of Ireland mental health conference

  The Archbishop of Canterbury was due to be in Dublin at the Church of Ireland’s MindMatters conference on mental health. The conference is exploring how the church and faith can help those coping with anxiety, depression and poor mental health. Archbishop Justin was unable to attend the conference as he is making a pastoral visit […]