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Mental Health Media Awards 2019

September 10, 2019

SEE WEBSITE HERE: https://headline.ie/awards/ Celebrating stories that break down stereotypes, engage audiences and enhance the public’s understanding of mental health issues. Established over a decade ago and relaunching in 2019, Headline’s Mental Health Media Awards recognise excellence in media coverage Read More…

Belfast Training 2nd & 3rd September 2019

August 15, 2019

MAKING SENSE OF VOICES: TWO DAY TRAINING ON USING THE MAASTRICHT INTERVIEW FOR VOICE HEARING SEPTEMBER 2ND AND 3RD SEPTEMBER 2019, 9-30AM- 16:00, VENUE HOILDAY INN, 40 HOPE STREET, BELFAST BT12 5EE The Federation of Experts by Experience have organised Read More…

Mental health stigma research

August 13, 2019

My name is Dr Lorraine Ivancic and I am a postgraduate student, completing my Master of Clinical Psychology, at Western Sydney University [Australia]. I am conducting research to examine stigma (both self stigma and perceived public levels of stigma) around Read More…

Cycle Against Suicide

April 13, 2019

Cycle Against Suicide is an awareness charity (CHY 20687) that makes a valuable contribution to the public education of mental health by changing the narrative surrounding suicide. When an individual is vulnerable enough to consider taking their own life, silence Read More…

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UCC Cork Conference Announcement

October 3, 2018

  CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND FINAL CALL FOR ABSTRACTS   CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON AND BEYOND ‘RECOVERY’: TEN YEARS ON 14 AND 15 NOVEMBER 2018 SCHOOL OF APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES AND SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK, IRELAND, WITH CRITICAL Read More…

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Dates for your diary 2018

Dates for your diary: The 10th Critical Perspectives conference will take place on 14 and 15 November this year. Key note speakers confirmed: Lucy Costa and Jijian Voronka from Canada, Helen Spandler, Lynne Friedli and Danny Taggart from England,  and Deirdre Lillis Read More…

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Video game explores psychosis

January 30, 2018

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice review – A fascinating but flawed exploration of psychosis. Read full article here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gaming/reviews/hellblade-senuas-sacrifice-review-fascinating-flawed-exploration/

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RTE Documentary on Schizophrenia and Voices

September 20, 2017

A new documentary from RTE on Schizophrenia and Voices is now available on the RTE player here https://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/schizophrenia-the-voices-in-my-head-30004839/10777926/ Young people speak about what it’s like to live with such a severe mental health disorder, and struggle with delusional thoughts and the Read More…

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Raising Awareness Strengthening Abilities

May 26, 2017

Raising Awareness Strengthening Abilities This series of programmes from Athlone Community Radio explores how people with disabilities overcome the challenges of living with a disability and how they break through these barriers to gain autonomy. LISTEN HERE: https://www.mixcloud.com/AthloneCommunityRadio/raising-awareness-episode-8-strengthening-abilities-with-advocacy/

Inaugural Lecture of Professor Brendan Kelly

April 18, 2017

The Faculty of Health Sciences will host the inaugural lecture of Professor Brendan Kelly, School of Medicine, on Thursday 11th May in the Trinity Centre, Tallaght Hospital. Professor Bredan Kelly Invite Directions to CLD Tallght Hospital Map_Hospital plan    

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Compassion Focused Therapy for Psychosis Workshop

December 6, 2016

On Thursday 2nd February and Friday 3rd of February 2017 St Patrick’s Mental Health Services will be running a two-day Compassion Focused Therapy for Psychosis workshop, organised by Dr Edel Crehan, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Living Through Psychosis Programme.   Following on from last year’s successful workshop Read More…

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