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.
Info & articles and tips from the experts…
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Clinical psychologist and clinical lead on the Living Through Psychosis programme at St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, Dr Edel Crehan shares her expertise on the condition including its causes and the treatments available at St Patrick’s...
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About Walk In My Shoes
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 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 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.