Walk in My Shoes

Mental Health Education & Awareness Campaign

Walk In My Shoes Radio

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Eating Disorder, disordered eating or just a diet?

Today is International No Diet Day. One of the questions many people have is how do you diagnose an eating disorder? This occurs for people who become concerned about a friend, a child or themselves. Most people find going to the text books unhelpful as the categories...

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Walk in My Shoes Radio 2016 – Calling All Schools!

Walk in My Shoes Radio 2016 – Calling All Schools! What are we doing? Our pop up radio station to promote positive mental health – Walk in My Shoes Radio – will return to St Patricks Mental Health Services this October with an exciting new challenge! This year, with...

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Tips on how to be an emotionally healthy parent

All children have the capacity to live emotionally healthy lives. Parents and teachers play a key role in influencing and nurturing this.  For children being emotionally healthy requires feeling loved, believing in themselves, being able to be happy and feeling safe....

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Survey shows 22% say they would conceal suicidal thoughts

Findings released today by St Patrick’s Mental Health Services ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day 2016 indicate that stigma is still a significant barrier which prevents people from seeking help for mental health difficulties. The research, which is carried out...

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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