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The COI Mental Health Promotion Initiative
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 […]
By Bishop Pat Storey On World Mental Health Day last October, the Archbishop of Armagh, the Most Rev John McDowell, launched MindMatters COI, the Church’s new mental health promotion initiative. Wellness in body, mind and spirit is something that our Church wishes to promote and our faith deeply desires. We have been working hard, gathering […]
This three-year project, generously supported by Allchurches Trust, started in Autumn 2020. The aim of the project is to raise awareness of, and respond to, the mental health needs of communities across the island of Ireland. It also hopes to transform how we understand attitudes towards, and responses to mental health within the Church of Ireland […]
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