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Thank you

As our first full year draws to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all those that have helped our project in any way, including everyone that completed the survey, participated in a focus group, who gave us advice and kept us grounded, registered their interest in becoming a champion, attended […]

Mental health project moves forward

Call for mental health champions marks World Mental Health Day: Sunday (10th October) Prayer and faith help to support good mental health but stigma around the issues involved still remains a major challenge, research carried out by the Church of Ireland has revealed. These are some of the key findings that have emerged from research […]

Survey closes and summer of analysis begins

The MindMatters COI survey has now closed. There was a very good response rate, with a total of 1,317 parishioners and 290 clergy completing it. In addition to the survey, one-to-one interviews were held with the two Archbishops and ten Bishops and focus groups with members, clergy and clergy spouses also took place. The researchers […]