Mental health training for teachers

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting a Mental Health Information Day for teachers and others who work with children and young people next month. This event will take place on Friday, April 26th in St Patrick’s University Hospital, Dublin 8.

Raising Mental Health Awareness

Walk in My Shoes is a St Patrick’s Mental Health Services’ campaign, focusing on mental health education and awareness by promoting mental health and wellbeing in schools, colleges, workplace and communities.

WIMS FM was bigger than ever for its fifth year!

So many of you tuned in to WIMS FM, making our fifth year our biggest year yet. The pop-up radio station broadcasted 70 hours of live radio from St Patrick’s University Hospital from Monday 8th to Friday 12th of October 2018.

You can now listen back to the programmes.

Do you or someone you know experience mental health difficulties?

Many people with mental health difficulties can wait years before seeking support. Every day you live with a condition that is treatable, no matter what stage it’s at, is a day you haven’t lived to its fullest. You can change this.
It’s never too late or too early to seek support from people who have the knowledge and skills that can empower you to enjoy life again.
You are not alone, we are here to support you every step of the way.
First step to recoveryDifferent types of mental health difficulties

Info & articles and tips from the experts…

Mothering Yourself Through Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a wonderful opportunity for us all to celebrate the emotional and physical labour that goes into mothering, the role of mothers in our own lives and their importance in wider society. All over the country young children will try their hand at making...

Burn Out – A real issue or a sham?

Do you often feel exhausted at work or feel so tired that you are unable to keep going at your job. Do you think it is possible that you may be experiencing “Burnt Out”? It’s not so ridiculous a suggestion as it might first seem. Many people in stressful forms of employment are at risk of this experience and it is important that this is recognised. There is much at stake for everyone in the work environment when it comes to “Burn Out”. 

What do you do to #MINDYOURSELFIE?

Walk in My Shoes call on public to get involved in #MindYourSelfie Day on Tuesday 26 March by sharing their positive mental health and wellbeing tips

Mental health training for teachers

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting a Mental Health Information Day for teachers and others who work with children and young people next month. This event will take place on Friday, April 26th in St Patrick’s University Hospital, Dublin 8.

Better the balance, better the health

March 8th marks ‘International Women’s Day’, a day which serves as a call to action to progress gender equality around the world. This year’s theme – Better the balance, better the world (#BalanceforBetter), draws attention to the need for greater gender balance in all dimensions of society and community, including within work and business, wealth, government, and media and sports coverage.

How to reassure your child about the Momo Challenge

The viral Momo Challenge has been getting more and more coverage and has been talked about in schools around Ireland.

In this podcast, Dr Colman Noctor shares his advice with worried parents on how to talk to their children about the challenge.

About Walk In My Shoes

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

Walk In My Shoes runs initiatives throughout the year to promote positive mental health:

  • Mission Possible; School Achievement Awards
  • Short Film Competition
  • #MindYourSelfie eBooks & School Resources
  • Transition Year Programme

What We Do

Support

Our information and support service is manned by mental health professionals, who offer practical advice and direction to people in need of help.

Services

Walk in My Shoes raises awareness of Mental Health through support and information in communities throughout Ireland.

Information

Walk In My Shoes offers free downloadable information packs to schools, colleges, workplaces and individuals

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services is Ireland’s largest, independent, not-for-profit mental health service and aspires to be the recognised leader in:

  • the provision of quality mental health care
  • the promotion of mental health awareness
  • the protection of the rights and integrity of those experiencing mental health difficulties
Bláthnaid Treacy

Bláthnaid Treacy

Ambassador

Bláthnaid Treacy has been a regular on RTE for several years now, hosting entertainment shows such as Two Tube, The Electric Picnic Show, The EBBA’s, The RTE Choice Music Prize and most recently, the behind the scenes series of Dancing With The Stars; Can’t Stop Dancing. You can also hear her on Friday nights on RTE 2FM counting down the top 30 songs on the National Chart Show.
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