Whats going on for Mental Health Week 2013?

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There are so many fantastic events taking place to mark Mental Health Week 2013 that we’ve put together these listings so that you don’t miss out on any of the fun. 

 

We’re actively adding to the list so keep checking for updates. If you’ve got something planned for Mental Health Week that should be included, email Donna (donna@seechange.ie) with the details and we’ll post it here.

 

Sun 06th October

Carlow Mensana Fest & See Change: Box of Frogs – George Bernard Shaw Theatre – 8pm – Tickets €10

 

Mon 07th October
Carlow Mensana Fest: Lunchtime Seminar: Introduction to Mindfulness – Rainbow Room – 1.10-1.50pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Workshop: Mindfulness and Difficult Emotions – Rainbow Room – 3-5pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Nutrition and Mental Health – Clann Nua, St Dympna’s Hospital – 2.30-3.30pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Nutrition and Mental Health – Cathedral Parish Centre, Carlow – 7-8pm

Carlow Mensana Fest, See Change & Carlow IT Student’s Union – Demistify This: Magic Show – Students Union Room – 5pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Workshop: Mindfulness & Self Healing – Rainbow Room – 6-8pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Evening Seminar: LGBT & Mental Health – Rainbow Room – 8pm

Limerick Mental Health Association: Living Mindfully Workshop – Our Lady of Lourdes Action Centre, Childers Road, Limerick – 5pm-6.30pm

GROW: Coffee Morning – GROW Offices in 33 Henry Street, Limerick. 10:30am -12:30pm

GROW and Ballyhoura Development Ltd: Free Introduction to WRAP – Bruff Community Café –  7:30-9:30 (Phone Joan on 061-318813 to book a space)

PCI College: Mental Health Matters – PCI College, 7 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2 – 6.30-7.30pm

GROW Gorey Youth Needs: Women’s Group – “Understanding and caring for your mental health” – 11.30am

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services: ‘The Recycled Bicycle Ensemble’ Collaboration Performance & ‘Tribal Spirit Drumming’ – Lecture Hall, St. Patrick’s University – 6.00-8.00pm

 

Tue 08th October
Carlow Mensana Fest: The Happy Movie Rainbow Room – Carlow Town 10:30-12pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Lunchtime Seminar: Building Resilience Together Rainbow Room – 1.10 -1.50pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Afternoon Seminar: Building Resilience Together Forward Steps – Tullow 3-4pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Launch of Cupcake Campaign Bishops House – Tullow 6 pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Evening Seminar: Top Transformation Tips -The Talbot Hotel, Griaguecullen 7.30-9pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Evening Seminar: Substance Use & Young People- Rainbow Room – 7.30pm

Abbeyfeale & District Initiative: Free Seminar: Our Youth Matter – Devon Inn Hotel, Templeglantine, Co. Limerick, 7.00pm

Limerick Mental Health Association: Drop-in Meditation – 28 Henry Street Rigpa Centre, Limerick – 8am-12pm

Limerick Mental Health Association: Creating Positive Mental Health in the Family Community – Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick – 8pm-9.30pm

GROW and Yvonne Griffin Communications Ltd: free Introduction to WRAP GROW office, 33 Henry Street, Limerick – 10.30am-12.30pm (To book your free place, phone Joan on 061-318813)

PCI College: Personal Development for all – PCI College, 7 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2 – 6.30-7.30pm

PCI College: Healing & Harmony through song – PCI College, Corrig House, Old Naas Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 – 6-8pm

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services: Founder’s Day 2013 w/Keynote speaker Ruby Wax – St Patrick’s University Hospital, James’s Street, Dublin 8 – 9am-5pm Book tickets

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services: Clara Rose & Band – Lecture Hall, St. Patrick’s University Hospital, Dublin – 6.30pm to 7.45pm

 

Wednesday 09th October 

Carlow Mensana Fest: Beat the Autumn Blues – Family Resource Centre, Bagenalstown – 11am

Carlow Mensana Fest: Lunchtime Seminar: Men’s Health – Rainbow Room – 1.10-1.50pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: SafeTALK – Borris Hall, Borris – 6.30-10pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Sporting Your Mental Health – Presentation College, Carlow Town – 7:30pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Workshop:Gratitude – Rainbow Room – 7pm

Limerick Mental Health Association: Wellness Information Day – The Crescent Shopping Centre, Dooradoyle, Limerick – 11am-4pm

Limerick Mental Health Association: ‘Mindful Poems’ Open Mic Event – The White House, O’Connell Street, Limerick- 9.30pm-11pm

West Limerick Mental Health Association: Laughter Yoga – Desmond Complex – 7pm

Ennis Mental Health Association: Dynamics of Bullying – Templegate Hotel – 7.30-8.30

PCI College: Positive Psychology: the new science of well-being. – PCI College, 7 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2 – 6.30-7.30pm

PCI College: Talk Therapy can be a potent medicine. – The Gresham, MacCurtain Street, Cork – 6.30-7.30pm

PCI College: Building Resilience – Survival Strategies for Modern Life – Clarion Hotel, Steamboat Quay, Limerick – 6.30-7.30pm

PCI College: Adolescent Mental Health and Family Communication: The widening Culture Gap – Butler House, Patrick Street, Kilkenny – 6.30-7.30pm

PCI College: Relationships & Mental Health – Radisson Blu, Northgate Street, Athlone – 6.30-7.30pm

Aware: Depression: A Proactive Approach – free public lecture – College of Medicine & Health, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, ROOM BHSC GO1, UCC, College Road, Cork – 7.30-9.00pm

Aware: Aware Research Symposium – Lecture Theatre, Swift Centre, St. Patrick’s Hospital, James’s St., D8 – 7.30pm

GROW: Drop in for a chat and a cuppa – Gorey Family Resource Centre – 10am-12pm

GROW: Managing Stress – Gorey Family Resource Centre – 7:30pm

Irish Association of Suicidology: International Suicide Prevention Conference – City Hotel, Derry ~ Londonderry

UCCSU and UCC Health Matters:UCC Health Matters Day – UCC

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services: RECORD (Remix) — Dylan Tighe – Phoenix Room, St. Patrick’s University Hospital – 6.30pm to 8.00pm

 

Thur 10th October

Carlow Mensana Fest: Zumba Gold – for the over 65s – Rainbow Room – 11am
Carlow Mensana Fest: Food For Friendship with Carlow Integration Forum – Rainbow Cafe, Carlow Town – 1-3pm
Carlow Mensana Fest: Holistic Night – Rainbow Room – 7pm
Limerick Mental Health Association: Mindful Men – Exhibition Arena, The Crescent Library,
Dooradoyle, Limerick – 7pm-9pm

Limerick Mental Health Association: Mad Hatters Tea Party-Fancy Dress – The Library Pub, Denmark Street, Limerick – 9pm-2am

West Limerick Mental Health Association: World Mental Health Day Talks – Desmond Complex – 7pm

Fusion Café Wexford: Music, Storytelling & Poetry – North Main Street Wexford – 1.30pm

Ennis Mental Health Association: The Power of Peer Support – Templegate Hotel – 7.30-9.30pm

Ennis Mental Health Association: Mindfulness – Templegate Hotel – 7.30-9.30pm

Gateway Project: Wellness Recovery Action Plan – 42 Manor Street, Dublin 7. 4.30pm

PCI College: Self-esteem & Mental Health: How much is enough? PCI College, 7 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2 – 6.30-7.30pm

Eve Larine: Treasure Hunt – Donadea Woods – 11.30am – 2.00pm

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services & See Change: Box of Frogs – St. Patrick’s University Hospital – 6.30pm

GROW: Coffee Morning – GROW Office, 33 Henry Street, Limerick – 10:30am-12:30pm

Fusion Cafe & GROW: An afternoon of music, storytelling and poetry – Fusion Cafe, North Main Street, Wexford – From 1.30pm

Irish Association of Suicidology: International Suicide Prevention Conference – City Hotel, Derry ~ Londonderry

Walk in My Shoes: World Mental Health Day Celebrations – All Ireland- Individuals, Companies and Secondary Schools all over Ireland will be wearing funky or mismatched shoes to highlight mental health.

MyMind Limited: Mental health awareness  – Grafton Street

Headsup: Launch of Acts of Random Kindness school campaign

 

Fri 11th October

Carlow Mensana Fest: Launch of ‘Critical Incident Protocol’ – Rainbow Room – 11am

Carlow Mensana Fest: Lunchtime Seminar: Mental Health and the Community – Rainbow Room – 1.10-1.50pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Reminiscing with Youth Forward Steps, Tullow – 2:30-4:30pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: The Happy Movie – Rainbow Room, Carlow Town – 3-4.30pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Mental Health Mile for Young People – St Laurence O’Toole, Carlow Town 5pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: Shiny Happy Music – Youth Singer Song Writer Competition – The Vault, Carlow Town 7-9pm

Carlow Mensana Fest: St Leos College TY Event – Rainbow Room, Carlow Town 8.30pm

Limerick Mental Health Association: Holistic Therapy – St Michaels Pastoral Centre, Denmark Street, Limerick – 10am-12pm

Limerick Mental Health Association: Yoga Nidra – St Michaels Pastoral Centre, Denmark Street, Limerick – 1pm-2pm

Limerick Mental Health Association: Family Art Therapy Workshop Watch House Cross, Moyross – 3pm-5pm

Limerick Mental Health Association: Celebration of Limerick Choral Music – St Mary’s Cathederal – 7pm-9.30pm

Ennis Mental Health Association: Laughter Yoga Templegate Hotel – 10.30-11.30am         PCI College: Mental Health & Well-being: Why compassion matters – PCI College, 7 Burgh Quay, Dublin 2 – 7.30-8.30pm

PCI College: Family Sculpting: Stone Therapy – PCI College, Corrig House, Old Naas Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 – 12-2pm

GROW Gorey youth needs: Drop in for a chat and a cuppa – 10.30am-12.00pm

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services: ‘Just Us’ — Music Performance by Transition year Students & Paula Higgins – Phoenix Room, St. Patrick’s University Hospital – 6.00pm to 7.30pm

Gay Switchboard Dublin: National Coming Out Day – Outhouse, 105 Capel Street

Sat 12th October
Carlow Mensana Fest: Walk for your Mental Health – Lord Bagenal, Leighlinbridge – 10am
Carlow Mensana Fest: Family Yoga – Rainbow Room, Carlow Town – 1-2pm
Carlow Mensana Fest: Fishing – Try it out – River Barrow, Carlow Town – 11am
Carlow Mensana Fest: Drama Workshop – Rainbow Room, Carlow Town – 2-4pm
Carlow Mensana Fest: Global Voices: Expression of Diversity – Rainbow Room, Carlow Town – 6.30pm
Limerick Mental Health Association: Childrens’ Art Morning & Play Therapy – The Crescent Library, Dooradoyle, Limerick – 11.30-1.30pm
Limerick Mental Health Association: Volunteer Exhibition – Limerick City Council – 1pm -5pm

Ennis Mental Health Association: Celebrate the Arts Event – Templegate Hotel – 7-9pm

Suicide or Survive & ICA Limerick: Wellness Workshop – Day Care Centre, Drombanna, Co. Limerick from 9.30am – 5pm

Well Festival of Arts and Wellbeing Waterford: “Seriously Now”  Garter Lane Theatre – 3pm -Tickets €10 (Concessions €7.50)

 

Ongoing

Mental Health Reform: Do What Works petition – Online, nationwide – Until Budget Day on October 15th

Suaimhneas Clubhouse: Recovery Spire & Open House – Monday 7th – Friday 11thOctober

Gay Switchboard Dublin: Volunteer Training /Interviews – Outhouse, 105 Capel Street – 6-12th October

Gay Switchboard Dublin: Confidential LGBT Telephone Support – EVERY DAY Mon-Fri: 6.30-9.00pm Sat/Sun:4-6pm

 

 

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