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.

Frame of Mind - Short Film Competition


Thanks everyone for submitting your short-film concept. We were overwhelmed with the standard and level of response. Walk In My Shoes will be contacting the successful applicants with direction on the next steps. Best of luck and stay tuned!

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International Men’s Day – Stop Male Suicide

“Hoping men will become more like women is costing us the lives of our fathers, brothers, sons, uncles and nephews.” This year the theme for International Men’s Day is Stop Male Suicide. On average one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds somewhere in the world,...

Seasons and Stresses

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and what can we do about it? Contrary to popular belief most mental health problems are neither longstanding nor permanent. Mental health difficulties are typically episodic and they are most often transient. While they...

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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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