Mission Possible - School Wellbeing Awards

We recognise the importance of the contribution from schools to the promotion of positive mental health & wellbeing. The purpose of Mission Possible is to formally acknowledge and recognise contributions by schools across the country.

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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, including:

– eating disorders

– depression and anxiety

– schizophrenia and psychosis

– addiction

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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...

A life well-lived – International Day of Happiness

Everyone is talking about ‘Happiness’, but so far no single definition of it actually exists. One thing is certain. Everybody wants to be ‘Happy’. Although there may be some rare pathological exceptions to this generalisation, in reality the human desire for...

Join us on March 31st for #MindYourSelfie Day 2017

How Can You Get Involved? take a selfie and post to your social media accounts on Friday March 31st. Use the hashtag #MindYourSelfie #MindYourSelfie is an initiative that was developed by Walk in My Shoes, the mental health awareness and education campaign of St....

10 ways gender equality matters to mental health

Today is International Women’s Day, a day which serves as a call to action for achieving gender equality around the world. This year on International Women’s Day, the 7th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health will be taking place in Dublin and shining a gendered...

Eating Disorders – Family members and stigma

People who experience mental health difficulties, including those experiencing an eating disorder, often encounter the stigmatising opinion of other people resulting in the devaluing of the person, discrimination and social exclusion. One of the main reasons this...

Eating disorders come in one size – Miserable

One of the most damaging perceptions about eating disorders is that they are something that can be seen, that their severity is based on physical presentation and that only extremely thin individuals are ill. One of the big barriers to treatment is a feeling of ‘not...

What Lies Beneath

We all wear masks in various aspects of our lives to fulfil our daily roles, to be professional, to meet expectations. For people who experience mental health difficulties, including anyone with an eating disorder diagnosis, that mask is one that they often struggle...

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
More info & articles and tips from the experts...
Blog & Podcasts

About Us

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

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

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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