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Health and Wellbeing Initiatives

Local authorities may run initiatives to promote positive health and wellbeing in communities such as Health and Wellbeing Week, Mental Health Week, walking programmes, park runs, tobacco free spaces, breastfeeding friendly spaces and early childhood play areas.

Related Information

Community Conversations on Substance Use in Clonmel

The purpose of this conversation is to explore the experience of Substance Use in Clonmel and consider what impacts it has on the Community. Once we have captured this understanding and shared it, then the conversation can move on to consider what we can do individually, working together and working with service providers to help secure a healthy and safe community for everyone.

101 Square Meals

Safefood is a great resource for easy recipes. Their book 101 Square Meals is available to access online.

There should be something there to suit everyone.

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.

Healthy Eating Guidelines

Your body needs lots of different nutrients to stay healthy. That means eating a variety of foods from each of the main food groups.

The Food Pyramid is designed to make healthy eating easier. It shows the different food groups and how much of each we need to have a healthy diet. Eating the right amount from each food group is called eating a "balanced" diet.

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.

Living with Loss - Irish Hospice Foundation

Irish Hospice Foundation hosted a free online Bereavement Information evening last December. They have provided an online space to share some reflections on bereavement and to help people to find out about the supports available.

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. Some may not be able to see our families, are worried about our own health or the health of older relatives or who have lost their income or business.

Meal Planning

Meal planning can be tricky at these times and so Safefood have compiled a three week meal planner on their website

Men's Sheds

In Tipperary, The Local Development Companies and other community structures have supported the development of a number of Men’s Sheds around the county.

What is a Men’s Shed?

  • A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a variety of mutually agreed activities.

    Men’s Sheds are open to all men regardless of age, background or ability. It is a place where you can share your skills and knowledge with others, learn new skills and develop your old skills.

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.

A new video-based mental wellbeing programme called Minding Your Wellbeing is now freely accessible.

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.

Patient Supports at South Tipperary General Hospital

South Tipperary General Hospital are promoting the following supports to enable patient contacts and supports.

Keep in touch with friends or family in hospital by using the Keep in Touch email services

South Tipperary General Hospital (STGH) invites you to “Keep in touch” with your loved ones during their stay in the hospital.

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

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.

That’s where LivingWorks Start comes in. In as little as one hour online, this online, interactive training programme will give you the skills and knowledge to keep others safe from suicide.

Who should complete LivingWorks Start?

The Food Pyramid

The Food Pyramid is a visual representation of how different foods and drinks contribute towards a healthy balanced diet. The Food Pyramid allows individuals the flexibility to choose foods and drinks from each shelf depending on their food preferences. It organises foods and drinks into 5 main shelves, starting from the most important shelf on the bottom.