Welcome to SupportMe

This website is designed for people who wish to find information on all the various support services that are available to them in the West of Ireland.

Twenty different categories are listed in order to make looking for information a bit easier and you can also search by keyword or put in your local town.

 
 

Services by Region: Mayo Services by Region: Galway Services by Region: Roscommon

1. Mental Health Ireland Website Email
Address: Contact Details:

Western Health Board Offices,
Riverside House,
Main Street,
Castlerea,
Co. Roscommon. 

Contact: Myra Walshe
Telephone: 0879671063
Email: roscommon@mentalhealthireland.ie
Website: www.mentalhealthireland.ie

Mental Health Ireland aims to promote positive mental health and to actively support persons with a mental illness, their families and carers by identifying their needs and advocating their rights.

The activities of Mental Health Ireland include:

    Supporting local Mental Health Associations in their work by providing information and training and through a network of Development Officers working around the country.

    Actively Campaigning and Advocating to improve national mental health policy and service provision.

    Providing an Information Service on issues relating to mental health and mental illness through information fact-sheets, this website and directly by telephone, post and email.

    Undertaking Research on mental health topics, such as the national survey on stress and the national survey on public attitudes to mental illness.

    Organising Conferences, Courses, Workshops and Seminars on a wide variety of issues relating to mental health. MHI also promotes and co-ordinates activities to celebrate World Mental Health Day on the 10th October each year.

    Developing Mental Health Promotion Programmes, including:

        The National Public Speaking Project for senior students in post-primary schools and colleges which promotes an awareness of the importance of positive mental health, while developing public speaking skills.

        Mental Health Matters, a mental health resource pack for 14-18 year olds which addresses the issue of mental health in a realistic, relevant and age appropriate manner.

People to Contact

Myra Walshe

 

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