Mental health services need to be prepared for “a sustained surge in demand over the coming years” in the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, an Oireachtas committee has heard.

The increase in incidents of sexual violence during COVID 19 has been reported widely. If you need support click this link for details of two of the services available in Galway. Sexual Violence services for Men and Women in Galway. Services for victims of sexual assault

The IIPP is pleased to announce our cultural and psychoanalytic event  ‘SÚIL SIAR AGUS SÚIL AR AGHAIDH: LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD.’ October 6, 2018 A celebration of the Irish Psyche and Culture. Venue: O’ Connell House (Daniel O’ Connell’s former home), 58 Merrion Square, Dublin 2. Time: 2 p.m. – 6.30 .p.m. (followed by a […]

A very quick search of the internet will enlighten and sometimes confuse if you are searching for an accredited, experienced psychotherapist.  It is important to ensure that the therapist you consult is adequately trained and works in an ethical manner. The psychotherapy profession is on the road to statutory registration, meantime, if you are looking […]

“there are a handful of key areas — including depression, chronic pain, and anxiety — in which well-designed, well-run studies have shown benefits for patients engaging in a mindfulness meditation program, with effects similar to other existing treatments.” Click on this link to read more…..

If you are supporting someone with an intellectual disability who you feel would benefit from speaking to a experienced psychotherapist please contact We would be delighted to link you with a therapist in your area. Useful texts below for psychotherapists interested in working in the area of disability psychotherapy…

This year’s Skibbereen Arts Festival, running from 28 July to 6 August, will include a number of arts and mental health events. A screening of Alan Gilsenan’s acclaimed new documentary film Meetings with Ivor on 29 July will be followed by ‘Making Sense’, a panel discussion on the power of the arts in enabling positive mental […]

The Internet, Hero or Villain #LGBT As part of the  #ItsGOODtoTalk campaign the LGBT helpline are hosting a panel discussion on The Internet – Hero or Villain of our Mental Health the event takes place on Wednesday 14th June from 11am-1.30pm in Eir HQ, 1 Heuston Quarter, St John’s Road, Dublin 8 RSVP to […]

Narratives of recovery from Mental Illness This publication presents research that challenges the prevailing view that recovery from mental illness must take place within the boundaries of traditional mental health services. Developed by Mike Watts, GROW Ireland and Agnes Higgins, Trinity College Dublin, both accept that medical treatment maybe a vital start to some peoples […]

Connecting For Life – Mid West When we work together, things can be different. Connecting for Life, Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide 2015-2020 sets out a vision where fewer lives are lost through suicide, and where communities and individuals are empowered to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Connecting for Life Mid West 2017-2020 sets […]

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