TY students graduate as mental health champions

TY students graduate as mental health champions

On Friday, May 5th, over 90 Transition Year Students from throughout the country graduated from St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services’ Walk In My Shoes TY programme. The programme saw students experience a week long placement in St. Patrick’s University Hospital, which...
Ireland’s Youth Take on Mental Health

Ireland’s Youth Take on Mental Health

St Patricks Mental Health Services is delighted to introduce Mission Possible, an initiative dedicated to celebrating and acknowledging the work schools around the country do to promote positive mental health. At the inaugural Mission Possible Awards Ceremony held in...
#MindYourSelfie Day 2017

#MindYourSelfie Day 2017

This year we launched our new School Resource Packs on #MindYourSelfie Day (31st March). We were blown away by the support and feedback from schools for this initiative. As some of you are aware, on #MindYourSelfie Day we held a social media campaign to promote the...
Join us on March 31st for #MindYourSelfie Day 2017

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....
The Thin Man

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...
Short-Film Competition 2016-17

Short-Film Competition 2016-17

The WIMS Short Film Competition Awards took place in January here in St. Patrick’s . The judges included Michael Doherty (RTE Guide), Sylvia Thompson (Irish Times) and Paul Gilligan. The two main objectives for the film competition were to improve awareness about...
Self Harm Awareness Conference 2017

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...
Working on Walk In My Shoes Radio

Working on Walk In My Shoes Radio

Gina Lu takes a moment to tell us what it’s like to work on Walk In My Shoes Radio. The fourth season of what is now called Walk In My Shoes Radio (WIMS) was an absolute BLAST. Walk in My Shoes Radio broadcasted live from St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services on...
Chats for Change 2016

Chats for Change 2016

Walk in My Shoes teamed up with USI (Union of Students in Ireland) and PleaseTalk for the 4th year of the ChatsForChange Campaign, in November. ChatsForChange packs were distributed to colleges and include 2 tea bags (kindly donated by Robert Roberts) and a Student...

Art meets mental health at “Be kind to yizzer mind” exhibition

Damn Fine Print take over the walls at St Patrick’s University Hospital for exciting art exhibition to promote mental health Dublin, Sunday, 19th June. Damn Fine Print, in collaboration with St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, has launched its exciting “Be Kind to...

Dublin’s first Mental Health Fair

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services are delighted to announce the confirmed line-up of speakers for Dublin’s first Mental Health and Wellbeing Fair taking place at St Patrick’s University Hospital, Dublin 8 on Saturday 21st May. Following on from the success of its...
Movie Matters – Mental Health Matters

Movie Matters – Mental Health Matters

2015 was a record year for St Patrick’s Mental Health Services “Frame of Mind” Short Film Competition, having received over 50 submissions from filmmakers who were asked to produce a short film they believe depicts the importance of positive mental health. The...

Mental health takes centre stage at Cork Fair

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services hosts its first Mental Health and Wellbeing Fair in Cork City Centre  Cork, 6th February.  St Patrick’s Mental Health Services today hosted Cork’s first Mental Health and Wellbeing Fair to educate and inform the public about mental...

Mental Health & Wellbeing Fair Programme

Attend free workshops, meet organisations in your area, learn about wellbeing Clarion Hotel, Cork Saturday February 6th 11am-4pm Register: www.cork2016.eventbrite.ie  ...

How Sean Millar & service users made an album

‘Get back up, that’s your mantra, a change but not a change, ‘A hard time, it was full of anger, but it made you laugh’                                                    – It Made You, Sean Millar and songwriters of St Patrick MHS, sung by Paula Higgins IT Made You...