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Mental Health

South Tipperary Action Network (STAN) Positive Mental Health Festival 2020

South Tipperary Area Network (STAN) Annual Positive Mental Health Awareness Festival to celebrate world Mental Health day will run from October 5th to 11th 2020 and will include a number of online workshops & webinars. The theme for World Mental Health Day 2020 is "Mental Health for All – Greater Investment – Greater Access. Everyone, everywhere."

Stress Control Programme -November 2020

An online version of the Stress Control Programme is available on www.stresscontrol.ie The Stress Control programme is a six-session cognitive-behavioural therapy class used extensively in community-settings by the NHS and HSE. The sessions will be led by Dr Jim White, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, who created the programme.

Men’s Mental Health in these Challenging Times- November 19th 2020 Zoom Webinar

Men’s Mental Health in these Challenging Times
Webinar Invitation

You are invited to this HSE Webinar on Men’s Mental Health in these Challenging Times
Time- Nov 19, 2020 11:00 AM in Dublin

11.am to 12.30PM

https://ims.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QlnhU5CZSMaI9QhEyrkF1Q

LGBT Champions Network

LGBT Champions Network

The LGBT Champions programme empowers participants with the understanding and skills needed to increase the visibility, respect, awareness and knowledge of the issues facing LGBT+ older people, and ensures LGBTI+ older people can fully and equally avail of mainstream health and social services.

Local forums ongoing for mental health service users

“Every voice counts”: Local forums ongoing for mental health service users,
their families, carers and supporters in the South East

Local forums for Mental Health Service Users

“Every voice counts”: Local forums ongoing for mental health service users,
their families, carers and supporters in the South East

Mind Your Wellbeing - A new mental health and wellbeing programme launched

Mind Your Wellbeing - A new mental health and wellbeing programme launched

North Tipperary Development Comany Mental Health Supports

See below online courses (organised by NTDC) coming up that you or someone you now maybe interested in attending.
• Introduction to WRAP & tools for coping in lockdown and beyond
• Stress management for Family members who are supporting a relative with mental health issues

Supports & Services for Wellbeing in South Tipperary

See below support send services for wellbeing and mental health in South Tipperary - produced by South Tipperary Area Network STAN (October 2020)

GUIDELINES FOR REFERRALS TO CHILD AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN SOUTH TIPPERARY

GUIDELINES FOR REFERRALS TO CHILD AND YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN SOUTH TIPPERARY

Connect, Communicate and Reassure Resource Pack

The current situation is affecting each of us in different ways.
We need to let each other know that we're in this together.

This pack gives you some interesting tips on how to connect, communicate and reassure each other.

Look after your Mental Health

The spread of Covid 19 in 2020 has been challenging for us all in different ways . Some people might find it more worrying than others. Medical, scientific and public health experts are have worked hard to find a virus and it looks like we are nearly there However the run-up to Christmas is a worrying time for all us.

Sevices for Mental Health Support within Co Tipperary

See document below for a comprehensive list of Mental Health Supports and Services as well as information on how to access them.

Dr. Harry Barry Free Live Webinar on Emotional Resilience 11am, Tuesday, 15th December 2020

Dr. Harry Barry
Free Live Webinar on Emotional Resilience
11am, Tuesday, 15th December 2020

Following on from the positive feedback received after Dr Harry Barry’s first webinar that focused on mental health and wellbeing,

S.T.A.N have organised a second live webinar concentrating on emotional resilience

Minding Your Wellbeing Poster

Take a positive approach to your mental health

Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm Protecting Your Health and Wellbeing

Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm Protecting Your Health and Wellbeing by cutting back on alcohol

Courses, Aps and Websites- Free Resources to support your Mental Health

Many organisations kindly offered their products and services for free to help people during Covid19 lockdown. The pricing may have resumed to normal pricing. Please contact the organisation directly for more information on this.

Aware Services during Christmas

As we come out of Level 5 lockdown, many people are experiencing additional feelings of isolation, anxiety and distress as well as enduring depression, bi-polar disorder and other challenges with their mental health. These feelings are often further exacerbated during this holiday season, as people can sometimes contrast their own sadness with other peoples joy.

Living with Loss - Irish Hospice Foundation

Irish Hospice Foundation is hosting a free online Bereavement Information evening at 7pm on December 9th. They will provide an online space to share some reflections on bereavement and to help people to find out about the supports available.

Alcohol and our mental health – when does it become an issue?

People will often reach for a drink when they need cheering up or just want to unwind and there is nothing wrong with that. Alcohol becomes an issue when that drink you have in your hand is really masking your feelings.

How can Christmas affect your mental health?

For many, Christmas is a time of celebration, eating, drinking, spending time with loved ones, and generally enjoying the festive spirit. However, for those who struggle with a mental health condition, the yuletide season can be difficult.

Celebrating Holidays During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The holiday season typically involves travel, gatherings of family and friends, indoor religious services, and parties ,all of which present new risks this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. How can you maintain the most important aspects of your holiday celebrations without putting yourself or vulnerable family members in danger from serious illness?

SICAP Christmas Webinars

SICAP North Tipperary are hosting 3 Christmas webinars each hosted by a different organistion who offer wellness and self-care supports.

• Webinar 1 – Wellness Christmas Special Hosted by A Way To Heal, Holistic Centre Nenagh. Monday Dec 7th @ 3.45pm to 5pm

Call for Focus Group Participants -LGBTI people who use mental health services

Mental Health Reform and LGBT Ireland are researching the lived experiences of LGBTI+
people who use mental health services in Ireland.
Both organisations will use what we learn to campaign and advocate for improved mental health supports and services for LGBTI+ people.

Minding Your Wellbeing Programme

Minding Your Wellbeing Programme
Brought to you by HSE Health and Wellbeing, this evidence-based programme provides a unique opportunity for people to learn more about mindfulness, gratitude, self-care and resilience.

Keep Well Supports

Videos with tips for Keeping Well during the Christmas period

Recording of Dr Harry Barry Webinar

South Tipperary Area Network organised and a Webinar with Dr. Harry Barry which took place on Tuesday, December 15th last.

The webinar provided good tools, techniques and exercise in relation to dealing with uncertainty, frustration, anxiety and emotional distress.

Please click in the link here for a recording of the webinar

Ways to Wellness - A series of 7 workshops starting on 19th January 2021.

See attached details of a new online Ways to Wellness series of 7 workshops starting on 19th January 2021. You may be interested in booking a free space for yourself or know other adults interested in connecting with others through creativity and enhancing their wellbeing.

Supports & Services over Christmas 2020

Supports and Services from Connecting for Life Mid West (North Tipperary)

Supports & Services over Christmas 2020
Are you, or someone you know, in crisis now and need someone to talk to?
If you are worried about yourself or someone you know, it is important to get help as soon as possible.
PLEASE DO NOT BE ALONE. Everyone needs help from time to time and in fact,

Taking time to accept yourself in 2021.

2020 has been and gone and what a year it has been!

The past 12 months have been like no other in living memory. And after all we’ve been through there is a real need take a compassionate look at self-development and our mental health in 2021.

Free online Stress Control classes

HSE Health and Wellbeing are offering a free Stress Control programme, beginning on 11 January 2021. Stress Control is an evidence-based programme that teaches you practical skills to deal with stress.

Recovery College Timetable 2021

The Recovery College South East are delighted to let you know again about our upcoming online interactive workshops, which can be accessed by Zoom, either on your desktop,laptop,tablet or phone. In this regard, they have attached our timetable for January to June 2021 together with an enrolment form and a description of the workshops for your information .

Keep the Kids Bizzy with Bizzy@home

Stuck at home? Here are some healthy ideas to keep kids active and happy with Bizzy@Home Learning Hub from the Irish Hearth Foundation

Once again, the COVID-19 pandemic has closed our schools and parents around the country are bravely taking on the role of teacher as well as juggling work and numerous other responsibilities.

MyMind's spring Covid-19 Health & Wellbeing Support webinar

The first of MyMind's spring Covid-19 Health & Wellbeing Support webinars which is taking place this Thursday 28th January at 11am. This is a free public event and registration is open on Eventbrite.ie at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/137295854597

MENSCAPE - Fornightly online Peer Group and Support Group

Here is some information on a completely FREE & Voluntary online mental health resource for men organised right here in Tipperary but attended by people all over the world.

Please share where you can…

Many Thanks,

Joanne

MENSCAPE

Keep Well Mind Your Mood

Tipperary County Council supported by Healthy Ireland and POBAL through the #Keepwell campaign bring you a brief series of talks by Psychotherapist Stella O'Malley about Minding your mood.

Webinar-COVID-19 and rethinking loneliness and social isolation

Webinar Registration Open
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_d5XYgGcFTgWpF8NMkQg-cg

COVID-19 and rethinking loneliness and social isolation

Thursday, February 25th
11am - 12.15pm

Online Counselling now available at the Traveller Counselling service

In response to the current Covid19 crisis the Traveller counselling service are now offering online counselling to members of the Traveller community who feel they would like to talk to a counsellor, this can be for one session or a number of sessions. These counselling sessions are one to one, are safe, confidential, and free of charge.

Stress Control

HSE Health and Wellbeing are offering a free Stress Control programme, beginning on 8 February 2021. Stress Control is an evidence-based programme that teaches you practical skills to deal with stress.

Supporting the Mental Health of our Migrant Community

Tipperary County Council welcomes people from all part of the world to our County. We understand that 2020 and 2021 so far has been a difficult year for many people but for people who are not from Ireland, who are away from their families, their friends and their communities, it is especially hard.

Mental Health Videos for our Migrant Community

Tipperary County Council welcomes people from all part of the world to our County. We understand that 2020 and 2021 so far has been a difficult year for many people but for people who are not from Ireland, who are away from their families, their friends and their communities, it is especially hard.

Zen in Ten - Mindfulness with Neil Dennehy

Neil Dennehy of Highest Potential has produced 4 short "mindful in minutes" practices (all under 5 minutes) and 3 ten-minute "zen in ten" versions; Relax, Trust and Let go...

As we come into the 3rd month of this Lockdown, we could all do with taking 10 minutes out of our days to practice some of these techniques- take the time and you won't regret it.

Optimising enablement-focused practice in Community Mental Health Accomodation

Overview of the Enablement-focused Practice Innovation Programme and details of how you can get involved.
Community of practice and mentorship programme.

Hosted by the SRF (Service Reform Fund) Team and guest contributor, Dr. Paul Doherty, Mental Health Recovery Practice Guide at Slí Eile, an enablement-focused community in North Co. Cork.

START Suicide Prevention Online Skills Training

What is LivingWorks Start?
Most people are surprised to learn that they’re much more likely to encounter someone who’s thinking about suicide than someone who needs CPR. Yet suicide is preventable: with the right skills, anyone can help save a life.

Registration open for webinar "Trauma & Recovery: An Introduction to the Journey"

Register for this free webinar
Friday April 23rd from 9.30am to 1.00pm

Understanding out Thoughts

HSE Health & Wellbeing has launched a new, free, online mental health and wellbeing programme called Minding Your Wellbeing. This evidenced based programme, focusing on the promotion of mental wellbeing, has been adapted from a face-to-face programme into a series of online videos for everyone at this time.

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