Irish Women Have Been Sharing Their Secrets

Irish women in London have been anonymously sharing their secrets. These confessions – ranging from regret, betrayal, desire to childhood memory – have been collected together and will be showcased in an upcoming art exhibition and book entitled Cailíní Secret. Launched on St Brigid’s Day (Wednesday 1 February) at the London Irish Centre, the exhibition […]

Hugh Increase In Teenagers Contacting Teeline Ireland For Support in 2016

TeenLine Ireland have announced that the free, national listening service for teenagers has received approximately 25,000 calls and almost 26,000 texts since January last year. The service receives between 140 – 170 calls and texts a night while an extra 1,100 calls and texts were received over Christmas. This is a significant increase on the […]

‘Chats for Change’ Packs To Be Distributed Across College Campuses

The Union of Students in Ireland will distribute thousands of ‘Chats for Change’ packs across Irish college campuses, in partnership with St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, See Change’s Please Talk, Twitter and Roberts Tea. The campaign encourages students to proactively engage with their peers about mental health through conversation.  The campaign will also include tips […]

Offaly people encouraged to host a ‘National Tea Break’ for mental health

Suicide or Survives annual ‘National Tea Break’ campaign entitled ‘tea and talk’continues to grow and grow.  It aims to get the nation talking about  mental health, throughout September and up to World Mental Health Day on October 10th.  This year they are making a special appeal to the people of County Offaly to get involved. The campaign, which is in its […]

Most People Think It’s Important To Talk Openly About Mental Health

91% of people in Ireland feel it is important to talk about mental health openly following See Change’s Green Ribbon Campaign 2016, according to recent research. The Green Ribbon Campaign is See Change’s flagship campaign. Each May the public are encouraged to talk openly about mental health to help end the stigma associated with  mental […]

Opportunity For Offaly People To Benefit from Free ‘Wellness Workshop’

In these busy times we live in it has never been more important to invest in your mental health. This coming Thursday June 9th the people of Offaly have an opportunity to avail of a fully funded wellness workshop that offers the perfect opportunity to take time out and gain practical advice and tips for living the life […]

Bressie to launch Green Ribbon 2016 in Moneygall – #TimeToTalk National conversation about mental health

See Change will publicly launch the 2016 Green Ribbon campaign at 7pm at the Barack Obama Plazain Moneygall, Co Offaly on Wednesday the 27th April. Musician and mental health advocate Niall ‘Bressie’ Breslin will address the gathering in support of the nationwide campaign. Director of See Change, John Saunders, will speak about the impact of stigma […]

IFA announces series of walks for Green Ribbon Campaign this may to get people talking about Mental Health

Maura Canning, IFA Farm Family and Social Affairs Chairwoman is asking people to support the Green Ribbon campaign this May, by attending a number of regional walks organised by IFA in association with Coillte and Mental Health Ireland.   The Let’s Talk and Walk events will take place during May to encourage people to take […]

IFA Let’s Talk and Walk Events Announced as Part of Green Ribbon Campaign on Mental Health

Let’s start a conversation on mental health, that’s the idea behind the Green Ribbon campaign, a month long campaign in May to create a recognisable symbol, which is hoped will kick start a national conversation about mental health. See Change, a national programme to reduce stigma and challenge discrimination associated with mental health and its […]