Do you or someone you know experience mental health difficulties?
Many people with mental health difficulties can wait years before seeking support. Every day you live with a condition that is treatable, no matter what stage it’s at, is a day you haven’t lived to its fullest. You can change this.
It’s never too late or too early to seek support from people who have the knowledge and skills that can empower you to enjoy life again.
You are not alone, we are here to support you every step of the way.
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Background In 2011 the UN formally recognised that quantifying progress should be about more than just charting economic growth. Increasing human happiness and well-being is also hugely important. The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution that recognised happiness...
Ahead of U2’s eagerly awaited Dublin gigs later this year, Adam Clayton has joined forces with RTÉ presenter Blathnaid Treacy to help launch #MindYourSelfie Day 2018. Now in its third year, the mental health campaign is asking the public to post a selfie to their...
It’s Eating Disorder Awareness Week, and in the first episode of our new Walk in My Shoes podcast series, Dr Clare O’Toole, Consultant Psychiatrist with responsibility for the Adult Eating Disorder Service at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, shares her expertise on the causes of eating disorder, the treatments available and how best to support someone living with a disorder.
Roses, chocolates and red hearts are winking at us from every shop window, champagne corks pop into every ad break and romcoms flutter onto every channel – irrespective of our relationship status, none of us can escape the fact that it’s Valentine’s Day. Whether you...
We are delighted to announce the return of the Mission Possible: School Achievement Awards; an initiative dedicated to celebrating and acknowledging the work being carried out by schools to promote positive mental health. The awards recognise schools from all over the...
My heart races, thoughts are rampant coming at me from all directions, tense shoulders, on edge, my breathe is faster, my fists tighter, looking for the exit, will I bolt now, breathe Darragh, for the love of God relax, no good, drink a pint, no eye contact, drink...
Why “silence and secrecy” only increase the pain of bereavement by suicide. Childhood is meant to be a happy time, a protected time, but for some children (especially those prematurely exposed to death as a result of a suicide in their family or community)...
Parenting: Colman Noctor, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, joined Sean Moncrieff on NewsTalk FM for the parenting slot to discuss the Middle child syndrome. Show: Moncrieff Wed, 04 January...
Colman Noctor, Psychotherapist at St Patrick's Mental Health Services joined Nicky Byrne and Jenny Greene on their show 'Nicky Byrne Show with Jenny Greene' on RTÉ2fm to discuss computer game addiction. There is increasing evidence that people of all ages are facing...
"The Gender Episode" is the 51st episode of "The Women's Podcast" with Kay Cairns, Chris Ricketts, Justin Vivian Bond & Lilian Bland's Herstory In this episode they are talking about gender. The panel is made up of non-binary journalist Kay Cairns, author & teacher...
Colman Noctor & Elaine Burke joined Pat Kenny on Newstalk to explore the over use of smartphones.
Parenting: Bedwetting 6 year old Colman Noctor, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist, joined Sean Moncrieff on NewsTalk FM for the parenting slot. Show: Moncrieff Wed, 21 September 2016
Managing mental health issues in the classroom.
#MindYourSelfie is a series of mental health eBooks designed to give practical tips and advice in relation to mental health.
Up-to-date information on a range of mental health issues.
About Walk In My Shoes
Walk In My Shoes runs initiatives throughout the year to promote positive mental health:
- Mission Possible; School Achievement Awards
- Short Film Competition
- #MindYourSelfie eBooks & School Resources
- Transition Year Programme
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
St Patrick’s Mental Health Services
St Patrick’s Mental Health Services is Ireland’s largest, independent, not-for-profit mental health service and aspires to be the recognised leader in:
- the provision of quality mental health care
- the promotion of mental health awareness
- the protection of the rights and integrity of those experiencing mental health difficulties
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.