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Mission Possible School Achievement Awards

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Still Just Me

#StillJustMe is our latest anti-stigma campaign.

Through a series of short films and blog articles written by mental health experts and those with real-life experience, we will shine a spotlight on some of the most poorly understood and stigmatised mental health problems.

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#MindYourSelfie School Resource Packs provide activities for children to help them combat the stress and pressure of living in today’s competitive world.
Brighten up your classroom and your students’ self-esteem with these colourful activity packs!

School Resource Packs

Frame of Mind 2016-2017

The WIMS Short Film Competition Awards took place in January here in St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services.

Congratulations to all of this year’s entrants.

  • 1st Place: ‘Together We Can’- Manor House School Committee
  • 2nd Place: ‘Beneath the Surface’- Stephen Kyne
  • 3rd Place: ‘Headspace’- Craig Donnelly
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Walk In My Shoes Radio

Walk In My Shoes Radio is a pop-up radio station which broadcasts live from St Patrick’s Mental Health Services throughout Mental Health Awareness Week.

Listen Back to WIMS Radio 2016

Info & articles and tips from the experts...

Answering children’s questions about the Manchester Terrorist Attack

‘How do I explain to my children when they ask me questions about the recent events at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester?’ The reality is that because modern-day media is everywhere, it is almost impossible to avoid seeing upsetting images or stories of this...

Dealing with the emotional impact of terror

(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) By its nature the horrendous act in Manchester Monday night will have the greatest emotional effect on teenagers. They will relate to being at a concert and the fear, chaos and devastation an act like this would create. They will...

13 Reasons for Reflection

Upon recommendation from a number of people, I eventually got to watch the much talked about Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. My apologies for being a little late to this discussion, but as a father of 3 small children, finding time to binge-watch a Netflix series over...

TY students graduate as mental health champions

On Friday, May 5th, over 90 Transition Year Students from throughout the country graduated from St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services’ Walk In My Shoes TY programme. The programme saw students experience a week long placement in St. Patrick’s University Hospital, which...

Ireland’s Youth Take on Mental Health

St Patricks Mental Health Services is delighted to introduce Mission Possible, an initiative dedicated to celebrating and acknowledging the work schools around the country do to promote positive mental health. At the inaugural Mission Possible Awards Ceremony held in...

Poetry Therapy

One of my very earliest memories of writing is of learning how to write my name at age 3 or 4. I saw nothing wrong with writing in large letters "mad" then underneath "ge". It looked lovely to me. Adults around me laughed. “You have to write it all on the one line”...

Managing mental health issues in the classroom.

Educational Film for School Teachers

#MindYourSelfie is a series of mental health eBooks designed to give practical tips and advice in relation to mental health.

Printable packs

Up-to-date information on a range of mental health issues.

Mental Health Difficulties

About Us

Established in 2012, Walk In My Shoes is a St Patrick’s Mental Health Services’ awareness and education campaign.

Walk in My Shoes focuses on promoting mental health awareness and provides resources to Primary/Secondary schools, colleges, workplaces and communities.

Bláthnaid Treacy

Bláthnaid Treacy


Bláthnaid Treacy has been a regular on RTE for several years now, hosting entertainment shows such as Two Tube, The Electric Picnic Show, The EBBA’s, The RTE Choice Music Prize and most recently, the behind the scenes series of Dancing With The Stars; Can’t Stop Dancing. You can also hear her on Friday nights on RTE 2FM counting down the top 30 songs on the National Chart Show.

What We Do


Our information and support service is manned by mental health professionals, who offer practical advice and direction to people in need of help.


Walk in My Shoes raises awareness of Mental Health through support and information in communities throughout Ireland.


Walk In My Shoes offers free downloadable information packs to schools, colleges, workplaces and individuals

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