Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Mental Health Reform's Video

A short video on Mental Health Reform's work so far and hopes for the future. See here.

“HEADSPACE” New Creative Magazine To Promote Positive Mental Health - Launch and Information.

The best of luck and soladarity to Headspace on their launch this weekend.
For details of the launch click here.
HeadSpace, an independent, not-for-profit writing and art magazine to be distributed for free to a psychiatric ward and school which caters to pupils with disability and/or mental health difficulties.
HeadSpace is a writing and art magazine based around mental health. The magazine features deeply moving personal accounts, spectacular creative writing, and thought-provoking art dealing with the panic and confusion that comes with mental health difficulties and stories of hope and recovery. Issue

One will be launched on May 11 to be distributed for free to psychiatric wards and support centres. Copies will also be made available for general purchase, with sales revenue being used to provide more free copies to support centres for people undergoing mental health difficulties. The magazine is entirely not-for-profit and was created by a group of volunteers. Issue One is now available for advance orders online at http://headspacemagazine.bigcartel.com/ for €5 including delivery. For more information please visit www.facebook.com/HeadSpaceForAll.

To donate and receive some fantastic perks in return, visit the HeadSpace Indiegogo campaign at http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/headspace-magazine--3...69728.
HeadSpace, Issue One
HeadSpace, Issue One
1. Image of the HeadSpace cover

2. Example of art featured in the magazine - "Everyday Deception" by Susanne Wawra

3. Press Release
Related Link: http://headspacemagazine.bigcartel.com
Everyday Deception by Agnieszka Bloch
Everyday Deception by Agnieszka Bloch
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Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Arts & Disability Ireland

Arts & Disability Ireland - Promoting Cultural Equality

Arts & Disability Ireland (ADI) has become the national development and resource organisation for arts and disability.

For more information click here.

Tallaght Trialogue

The next meeting of Tallaght Trialogue will be on Tuesday the 2nd of April in room 148 of the Institute of Technology Tallaght (ITT).  The Trialogue will begin at 7 pm until 9pm.  

The suggested topic is "How to Help the Long-Term Mentally Unwell/ Socially Disadvantaged"

For more information on what a Trialogue is click here.

Friday, 12 April 2013

Newstalk - Speaking about Mental Health on the Lunchtime Show

Jonathan Healy has been talking about Mental Health all this week.

Listen back on this following link.

Dil Wickremasinghe hosts a show called Global Village on Saturday evening that includes the 'Feel Good Slot' supported by See Change.  Listen in every Saturday 7.00 - 9.00.

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Suicide Prevention


Strictly Come Dancing Fundraiser

Eadaoin Ni Ghiosain and Ali Rochford are delighted to represent Rathmines Pembroke Community Partnership in the WALK Strictly Come Dancing Fundraiser on 13th June.

WALK supports people with intellectual disabilities to live self-determined lives within socially inclusive communities. WALK plans to renovate a derelict building in Walkinstown, Dublin 12 to turn it into a thriving community resource facility.

Eadaoin and Ali will start their training mid-April.

Watch the RPCP blog for dancing updates and please vote by clicking the links below! Votes costs €2 each.

Eadaoin’s fundraising page.  

Ali’s fundraising page.  

The WALK Strictly Come Dancing Fundraiser will be held in the Red Cow Moran Hotel on 13th June at 8pm.

Tickets can be booked  here and cost €15 each. Doors open 7pm.

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