14
Mar

See Change Volunteer Coordinator

Vacancy: See Change Volunteer CoordinatorReporting to: See Change Programme Team LeaderContract: Full time post (35hrs per week), permanentSalary: €30,346 per annumLocation: Maynooth with flexibility for remote working. Some travel within Ireland may be required during course of workAbout ShineShine’s vision is a more compassionate Ireland where those affected by mental illness and stigma are supported...
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31
May

Invitation to tender: Website Design, Development, Maintenance and Support Services

Invitation to tender: Website Design, Development, Maintenance and Support Services OverviewThe over-arching goal of this RFT is to engage a web design and development partner to assist in the strengthening of Shine’s online presence and positioning within the sector as the national organisation supporting and educating individuals, family members and communities impacted by mental illness...
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17
May

72% of people say they would not want to live with someone with a severe and enduring mental illness

72% of people say they would not want to live with someone with a severe and enduring mental illness Almost three quarters (72%) of people say they would not want to live with someone with a severe and enduring mental illness, despite the majority (75%) saying they don’t know what a severe and enduring mental...
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07
Apr

Increase in the use of stigmatising language in Irish media

There has been a large spike in the stigmatising language being used by the Irish media in the last month. That’s according to Headline, our sister project at Shine, and Ireland’s national programme for responsible reporting and representation of mental health.  Headline found that 44% of stigmatising language use since 24th February is related to...
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04
Mar

Food By Lucie Kavanagh

 Food By Lucie Kavanagh “Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don’t believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it’s good for you even if every step weighs...
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17
Feb

Over half of young people say they would hide a mental health issue from family or friends

Over half (53%) of young people would contemplate hiding a mental health difficulty from family or friends, according to new research from See Change, Ireland’s organisation dedicated to ending mental health stigma.   The research, which was conducted by Kantar, reveals that 1 in 5 15-24-year olds say they would even delay treatment for a mental health problem...
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