As part of Mental Health Week (October 5th – 12th) Limerick Mental Health Association have invited Brian Hartnett, founder of Hearing Voices Ireland, to speak about hearing voices and schizophrenia at the Absolute Hotel, Sir Harry’s Mall, 7.30 – 9pm on Wednesday 8th October
Brian was born in Limerick in 1964. He had a stable family upbringing and went to art college in Dublin in the 80s. While living in London he began hearing voices and having visions and on return to Limerick in 1996 he was diagnosed with Schizophrenia. He became involved in mental health and worked as a peer advocate for the Irish Advocacy Network between 2003 and 2009.