Watch Limerick Mental Health Week Launch Event live from 7pm tonight

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Watch live from 7pm tonight as the Ilen, the last traditional wooden sailing boat sails into Limerick to launch launches Limerick Mental Health Week 2021 with a special commemoration of lives lost in Limerick to Covid-19. Continue reading Watch Limerick Mental Health Week Launch Event live from 7pm tonight Continue reading Watch Limerick Mental Health Week Launch Event live from 7pm tonight

Press Release: Limerick Lights Up In Green to mark the launch of Limerick Mental Health Week 2021 and Commemorate Lives Lost to Covid

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Limerick Mental Health Week 2021

Limerick Mental Health Association today launched their programme of events for Limerick Mental Health Week (8th – 15th October). Now in its 16th year, Limerick Mental Health Association promotes positive mental health across Limerick City and County. Continue reading Press Release: Limerick Lights Up In Green to mark the launch of Limerick Mental Health Week 2021 and Commemorate Lives Lost to Covid Continue reading Press Release: Limerick Lights Up In Green to mark the launch of Limerick Mental Health Week 2021 and Commemorate Lives Lost to Covid

My Life: Suicide & Mental Illness by Thomas Truelson

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TRIGGER WARNING: This post discusses suicide and suicidal ideation. Thomas Truelson details his experiences with the loss of a loved one to suicide, attempted suicide and struggling with mental health. Continue reading My Life: Suicide & Mental Illness by Thomas Truelson Continue reading My Life: Suicide & Mental Illness by Thomas Truelson

Win a signed framed Tottenham Hotspur Jersey, in aid of LMHA!

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The Limerick Spurs Supporters Club are holding a fundraiser for a signed framed Spurs Jersey in aid of LMHA. Entry is €5 or 3 entries for €10. Find out more… Continue reading Win a signed framed Tottenham Hotspur Jersey, in aid of LMHA! Continue reading Win a signed framed Tottenham Hotspur Jersey, in aid of LMHA!

Limerick Bastille Day Wild Geese Festival

- Festival actors dressed in traditional Norman era military attire

The Limerick Bastille Wild Geese Festival is Limerick’s newest annual summer festival taking place at the Hunt Museum and Limerick Mental Health Association were happy to aid with the festivities. Adam Grace, a UL Co-op student with LMHA reports on the day. Continue reading Limerick Bastille Day Wild Geese Festival Continue reading Limerick Bastille Day Wild Geese Festival

New Sailing Courses Offered To Aid Mental Health and Recovery

LMHA has partnered with Sailing into Wellness (SIW) to offer sailing courses to help those in recovery from poor mental health to introduce a new Sailing into Wellness programme targeted at organisations working with clients in recovery and young people at risk, primarily those in marginalised communities. Continue reading New Sailing Courses Offered To Aid Mental Health and Recovery Continue reading New Sailing Courses Offered To Aid Mental Health and Recovery

New Discussion Group – Le Chéile Chat

Commencing on March 31st, Le Chéile Chat is a new online discussion group to provide support through these more challenging extended lock down periods. Open to everyone this is a social and informal discussion group and is a great way to meet new people and share your experiences with others.  Continue reading New Discussion Group – Le Chéile Chat Continue reading New Discussion Group – Le Chéile Chat

“An Unexpected Journey” – Book Excerpt by Cathy McCarthy

Cathy Mccarthy, author of Stronger Than Yesterday

Author Cathy McCarty has kindly provided an excerpt from her book “Stronger Than Yesterday – Living Your Life Beyond Adversity”. In this excerpt Cathy provides advice and demonstrates a mindset that helped her overcome adversity and show resilience. Cathy  is a cancer survivor and author. Continue reading “An Unexpected Journey” – Book Excerpt by Cathy McCarthy Continue reading “An Unexpected Journey” – Book Excerpt by Cathy McCarthy