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

Paddling their own canoe: Migrant Group and Young Shedders Kayak the Shannon

LMHA Young Shedder’s & LMHA Migrant group ready to start kayaking

LMHA’s Migrant Group and Young Shedders recently teamed up to kayak along the river Shannon. Find out how they got on as they share their adventure… Continue reading Paddling their own canoe: Migrant Group and Young Shedders Kayak the Shannon Continue reading Paddling their own canoe: Migrant Group and Young Shedders Kayak the Shannon

“Why Mental Health Matters to Men” by Ian Delaney

Ian Delaney, Musician

Read musician Ian Delaney’s honest account of the effect the pandemic has had on his life from a male perspective, in particular bringing about discussion and debate breaking the stigma and barriers faced around mental health challenges. Continue reading “Why Mental Health Matters to Men” by Ian Delaney Continue reading “Why Mental Health Matters to Men” by Ian Delaney

Words From a Samaritans Volunteer

Nicole Russell shares her experience volunteering with Samaritans, a listening service available to anyone who is having difficulty coping or just needs to talk to someone without judgement. Contact Samaritans via freephone 116123 or email jo@samaritans.ie the next time you’re feeling down and can’t seem to find anyone around you to talk to about these feelings with. Continue reading Words From a Samaritans Volunteer Continue reading Words From a Samaritans Volunteer

LMHA is delighted to be selected as one of the Curraghchase 10k’s chosen charities

Curraghchase 10k

Being active can be a great way to help with mental health & well being and the Curraghchase Activity Month enables you to protect your own mental health, but also to get involved and support our fantastic charities who do amazing work. Continue reading LMHA is delighted to be selected as one of the Curraghchase 10k’s chosen charities Continue reading LMHA is delighted to be selected as one of the Curraghchase 10k’s chosen charities

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

Free Online Mental Health Programmes and Workshops for January 2021

Mental Health Workshops Online

While we are all staying safe by staying at home during the latest Covid-19 restrictions we would like to share… Continue reading Free Online Mental Health Programmes and Workshops for January 2021

Mental health in Jan 2021 and what’s online at Le Chéile this month – a few words from LMHA Chair Dr Lisa O’Rourke Scott

DDr. Lisa O'Rourke Scott, Chairperson

Hi everyone, A very happy new year to all of you in this most extraordinary of times. The arrival of… Continue reading Mental health in Jan 2021 and what’s online at Le Chéile this month – a few words from LMHA Chair Dr Lisa O’Rourke Scott