Mental Health Ireland

Address:
Health Promotion Department, JFK House, JFK Parade,, Sligo
General Details
Contact position: Development Officer Sligo/Leitrim
Service / Organisation: Mental Health Ireland
071 9135901
Description of main activities / services for children and families: Support local volunteer-led groups (MHA's) to promote positive mental health in their local communities and to provide social support to those managing mental health difficulties.
Description:

Mental Health Ireland supports local volunteer-led groups (MHA's) to promote positive mental health in their local communities and to provide social support to those managing mental health difficulties. MHI provides training on mental health related topics.  MHI work s with targeted groups and also organises workshops open to the general public.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north
Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered
Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Optional donation
  • Charge applies for some services / some services free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways) :
  • Through HSE services
  • Through other statutory services
  • Through other community / voluntary service
Notes on referrals to the service: Training and mental health promotion activities can be organised on request from any statutory or voluntary group
Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service? :
  • No parental permission required
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)
  • Young adults (18-24 years)
  • Adults (25-64 years)
  • Adults (65+ years)
 
 

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