Looking after our Mental Health

Your wellbeing (Romanian language): Rares-Mihai Nicula, Roma Project Officer, Dublin City Community Co-op

The current situation has meant that we have to adapt to a new way of life, and this can be challenging for all of us. Rares-Mihai Nicula, Roma Project Officer, Dublin City Community Co-Op gives his three tips for looking after your mental wellbeing.
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Staying Healthy and Keeping Well: Patrick Reilly, Traveller Mental Health Worker, Pavee Point

The current crisis is affecting all of us, but if we look after and protect each other as a community, we will get through this. Patrick Reilly, Traveller Mental Health Worker, Pavee Point, gives his three tips for staying healthy and keeping well.
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Sharing the Vision: A Mental Health Policy for Everyone

Sharing the Vision: A Mental Health Policy for Everyone

‘Sharing the Vision’ is the successor to ‘A Vision for Change’ that was launched in 2006. It carries forward those elements of the original policy that still have relevance in-light of expert opinion
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5 Health Benefits of Sewing

5 Health Benefits of Sewing

Whether you’re a creative type or not, sewing and putting in a few stitches is a hobby you should add to your list. The simple act of sewing has proven health benefits that will enhance your wellbeing.
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Tune Out, Get Out, Chill Out, Reach Out and Talk it Out!

Tune Out, Get Out, Chill Out, Reach Out and Talk it Out!

During Men's Health Week, people in Ireland are being encouraged to work together to do at least one small practical thing to improve their own health and the health of men across the island. So remember, Tune Out, Get Out, Chill Out, Reach Out and Talk it Out!
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Live-saving, innovative 24/7 text service launches in Ireland

Live-saving, innovative 24/7 text service launches in Ireland

‘50808’ is a first of its kind for Ireland, a free 24/7 text service, providing everything from a calming chat to immediate support for people going through a mental health or emotional crisis. Crisis Volunteers are available 24/7 for anonymous text conversations. The aim is to provide immediate support in the short term and connect people to resources that will help them in the future.
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Healthy Lifestyle Programme 2020

Healthy Lifestyle Programme 2020

Do you want to improve your Health & Wellbeing? Do you have one free hour per week?
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A short guided meditation

A short, guided, sitting meditation on being present to and aware of mind and body, from Maura Mc Guinness, Lecturer, Department of Home Economics, St. Angela's College, Sligo.
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Online Mental Health Supports

Online Mental Health Supports

As part of their on-going collaboration with HSE Mental Health, Silvercloud Health has made four of their online mental health and wellbeing programs free to access for all health sector staff and volunteers.
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Family Carers Ireland - offering family carers free counselling sessions

Family Carers Ireland - offering family carers free counselling sessions

As a carer, there are times when mental health and emotional well-being may be challenged due to a combination of the demands of a caring role, and the additional worries of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Managing Sleep Difficulties

Sometimes it's not always possible to get as much sleep as we would like, and we can be finding it hard to sleep at this time. Daniel Flynn, @HSELive, shares his tips on managing sleep difficulties. For more advice on coping at home, visit gov.ie/together | #InThisTogether
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Virtual Launch of Hear Our Voice

Virtual Launch of Hear Our Voice

The Irish Dementia Working Group, The Centre for Economic and Social Research on Dementia and The Alzheimer Society of Ireland in collaboration, would like to invite you to the Virtual Launch of Hear Our Voice!
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Women’s Confidence, Presence & Visibility Workshops’

Women’s Confidence, Presence & Visibility Workshops’

FREE Online Women’s Programme with a qualified life coach.
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Calming a Busy Mind

Calming a Busy Mind

This is a free online resource which covers topics such as Mindfulness & Meditation. The videos cater for beginners to the area of mindfulness & meditation.
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Dr Patsy McSharry on Self-compassion

A video from Dr Patsy McSharry Lecturer, Department of Nursing, Health Sciences and Disability Studies, St Angelas College, Sligo on the topic of self-compassion and tips on mental health tools to help us through these times
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Stress Control - online free course

Stress Control - online free course

The HSE and NHS are running a 6 session online free course on how to manage stress.
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Barnardos - Support for Parents

Barnardos - Support for Parents

Barnardos have collated a number of activities under the themes of Heart, Body and Mind to keep your children engaged and things the family can do together. 
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The Sanctuary - online meditations

The Sanctuary - online meditations

The Sanctuary are offering online free/donation based meditations via Zoom every week.
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Plum Village - daily meditations

Plum Village - daily meditations

Plum Village are allowing free access to their live daily meditations and talks.
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Headspace.com

Headspace.com

Headspace.com offer a variety of free guided mediations.
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Newspaper deliveries by An Post

Newspaper deliveries by An Post

You can get your daily newspaper delivered to your door during COVID-19.
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Phone Line for Family Support

Phone Line for Family Support

Staying at home during #COVID19 can be challenging for many reasons.
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Anti Anxiety Breathing Exercise

Anti Anxiety Breathing Triangle Exercise by Emily Whelan Coaching
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Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources

Mental health resources available for all the family.
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Mental Health Resources available in Sligo

Mental Health Resources available in Sligo

This is a list of resources available to you and your family to help you through the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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GPs and Doctors Surgeries Open in Sligo

GPs and Doctors Surgeries Open in Sligo

Sligo PPN has compiled a list of Open Doctors Surgeries in Sligo
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Young people's mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

Young people's mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

A challenging event like the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can affect everyone’s mental health. Each of us is doing our best to look after ourselves. But young people and children might need extra attention and support.
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Dr Eddie Murphy tips for how to cope during COVID-19

Dr Eddie Murphy gives his three expert tips for how to cope during COVID-19
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Minding your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak from the HSE

Minding your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak from the HSE

Infectious disease outbreaks like coronavirus (COVID-19), can be worrying. This can affect your mental health. But there are many things you can do to mind your mental health during times like this.
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Mental Health Resources from IT Sligo

Mental Health Resources from IT Sligo

Geraldine Gilroy, Counsellor in IT Sligo give us some useful information on Effective Stress Management, Mindful Breathing Exercise and A Safe Space Exercise
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