Walk in My Shoes

Mental Health Education & Awareness Campaign of St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services.

Walk In My Shoes challenges people to think differently about mental health.

Mission Possible

We are delighted to announce MISSION POSSIBLE; SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS is now live Send your proposal

Short-Film Competition 2016/17

Congratulations to all of this year’s entrants.

1st Place: ‘Together We Can’- Manor House School Committee

Info & articles and tips from the experts...

The Thin Man

St Patrick's Mental Health Services will host the play "The Thin Man" on March 5th at St Patrick's University Hospital. Lux Radio Theatre at CBS Studios Hollywood Presents THE THIN MAN The Place: New York The Time: September – December 1936 ACT I Interval of 15 mins...

Disconnect and Connect

Tips for Parents to manage technology use at home: 1. Be the best role model you can be: Switch off the mobile when your child is present, don't be distracted by emails or news feeds. Demonstrate that there is a time for technology but there are also times when you...

Alarming Rise in Rates of Adolescent Self-Harm

Ahead of their upcoming conference on 1st March, St Patrick’s Mental Health Services and Pieta House are urging parents, school-teachers and caregivers across the country to get educated on the subject of self-harm. St Patrick’s CEO, Paul Gilligan, said, “The increase...

How cancer taught me compassion and gratitude in suffering

I should probably be afraid of Tom Hanks. His movies are the ones I seem to be watching just before those I love depart this world. Morbid, I know, but it’s amazing the things you remember after traumatic events. My mum and I loved watching movies together and on the...

Short-Film Competition 2016/17

Congratulations to all of this year’s entrants. The winning films are as follows: 1st Place: ‘Together We Can’- Manor House School Committee 2nd Place: ‘Beneath the Surface’- Stephen Kyne 3rd Place: ‘Headspace’- Craig...

Self Harm Awareness Conference 2017

We need to talk about Self-Harm - St Patrick’s Mental Health Services and Pieta House to tackle a critical topic in the Aviva Stadium. St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, Ireland’s largest independent mental health service provider in partnership with Pieta House,...

10 ways to get through Blue Monday and beyond

After the buzz and good cheer of the festive season, January can feel like one long and exhausting slog. Researchers have dubbed January 16th as ‘Blue Monday’ or the most depressing day of the year. It’s dark and cold outside, summer is nowhere in sight, morale is at...

About Us

Walk in My Shoes is a mental health awareness and education campaign of St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services.
Walk in My Shoes has undergone a re-structure! As of 1st of January 2016, Walk in My Shoes no longer functions as a fundraising initiative, but will concentrate instead solely on promoting mental health awareness, educating people in schools, colleges, companies and communities across Ireland on the warning signs and support services available to them.
The Walk in My Shoes team are busy creating new mental health resources to promote positive mental health throughout Ireland. From free eBooks to eLearning modules 2016 is set to be an exciting year for Walk In My Shoes. Watch this space!

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