Dáithí O'Sé Sexy Boots Appeal

Imagine seeing Dáithí O’Sé in sexy boots, onstage at the Rose of Tralee festival? Support RTÉ 2FM’s Sexy Boots Appeal to make it happen!


Our #MindYourSelfie School Resources provide a range of activities and exercises to promote positive mental health and well-being in the classroom.

Mission Possible Awards 2019

We celebrated the innovation of Irish students and schools in promoting positive mental health at our 2019 Mission Possible Awards.

Raising mental health awareness

Walk in My Shoes is the flahsip education and awareness-raising campaign from St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, promoting mental health and wellbeing in schools 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…

Using photographs to promote positive mental health

World Photo Day falls on 19 August. The main aim of World Photo Day is to inspire positive change across the world, connecting people and raising awareness using photography. To mark the day, our Walk in My Shoes (WIMS) Project Manager, Amanda McArdle, shares some insight into our #MindYourSelfie campaign and the power of photos in opening conversations about mental health.

Parenting Advice from Dr Colman Noctor

Dr Colman Noctor, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist with St Patrick's Mental Health Services, joined Kathryn Thomas on RTÉ Radio One on 31 July 2019, discussing parenting issues and answering listeners' questions about their children's mental health and wellbeing....

World Friendship Day

World Friendship Day falls on 30 July every year. The day marks the importance of friendship and solidarity in overcoming the many challenges that we can face in our lives. School is one of the places that we build important bonds and friendships which can often last...

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


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

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


St Patrick’s Mental Health Services is a registered charity. Charity Registration Number (CRN): CHY 209

Bláthnaid Treacy

Bláthnaid Treacy


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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