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Colleges around Ireland play a huge role in promoting positive mental health on campus and Walk in My Shoes aims to educate third-level students on mental health, by hosting SU Officer mental health training days, developing mental health eBooks and providing event promotional materials. If you are organising a mental health event on campus don’t hesitate to contact us.

Walk in My Shoes also provides a dedicated Helpline and email service for 18-25 year olds, staffed by experienced mental health nurses.

You can contact the helpline on 01 2493555 or email us

Student Union Training Day

We always like to meet the new incoming SU Officers.
This year we held an SU Officer training day in January and August 2016.
We like to invite guest speakers to talk with the new officers. At our August event, we had the pleasure of introducing Senator Lynn Ruane
What does the training day involve:
• Psychologist Presentation: Young Adult Mental Health
• Walk in My Shoes Helpline: An introduction to our dedicated young adult helpline
• A guide to promoting mental health support & services in your college
• Mental Health from a college perspective (Student Presentation)
• Q&A session with the speakers
• Free lunch provided, Mental Health Pack & Walk in My Shoes t-shirt

Next SU Officer training event taking place in 2017.

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Contact us for more information

Help raise awareness for mental health

Any way you can raise awareness will help increase public understanding about mental health and stamp out the stigma associated with mental health difficulties.

Ways you can raise awareness:

  • Knowledge is power, increase your knowledge about mental health:
  • Share on your social media
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College - Mental Health Awareness

#MindYourSelfie

#MindYourSelfie is a series of mental health eBooks designed to give practical tips and advice in relation to mental health.
spanish

Concienciación sobre la salud mental

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french

Sensibilisation à la santé mentale

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italian

Consapevolezza sulla salute mentale

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irish

Bróga Cróga – Mental Health Information Pack – As Gaeilge

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