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Mental Health Support

Mental Health Support

Life can be challenging and sometimes your mood and mental health might dip. You don’t have to go through it alone. Your mental health and wellbeing are important to us, and we will support you on the journey to better mental health.

Mens mental health group. Heads Up Programme.

 

We provide free counselling services so you can feel heard, supported and understood. Each client is entitled to 6 sessions with the counsellor. Each session lasts one hour.

Clients attend counselling for many different reasons including:

  • Mental health concerns
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Serious health conditions and illness
  • Trauma
  • Drug and alcohol addiction
  • Family issues and bereavement

Counselling is provided 3 days a week, on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday in a safe and therapeutic space. Our counsellors are experienced and Accredited Members of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

For more information:

Contact Alison Mulholland
Tel: 01 6235612 / 087 1990913
Email: amulholland@liffeypartnership.ie

Heads Up is a free education, training, and support programme for men who want to develop their mental and physical health, make social connections and plan for the future.

The programme is available in Dublin 8, 10 and 12. It runs for 12 weeks while shorter 6 week ‘taster’ courses are also available. Topics covered include positive wellbeing, physical activity and raising awareness of other local services and supports.

What are the benefits?

  • Improvements to your mental health
  • Feeling less removed from family and friends
  • Feeling socially comfortable going to other trainings and courses
  • Reducing behaviours that damage your mental and physical health
  • Improving physical wellbeing, fitness and lifestyle
  • Using alcohol or drugs much less than before

For more information:

Contact Tom Conroy
Mental Health & Wellbeing Programmes Coordinator
Tel: 01 6235612
Email: tconroy@liffeypartnership.ie

SPACE is a mental health programme that offers a variety of training to individuals and service providers. We encourage anyone from Ballyfermot who wants to support mental health in the community to get involved.

Training includes: 

  • Safe TALK
  • ASIST
  • Understanding self-harm
  • Bereavement training for communities and professionals
  • Mental health first aid
  • WRAP
  • Domestic violence response training

What are the aims of the SPACE programme?

  • Engage young women in services that are available to them
  • Target specific groups of young women in collaboration with existing service providers
  • Look for areas of development within existing programmes to engage young women
  • Engage services in the community

Contact Jessica Laird
Adult Education Programmes Officer
Tel: 01 6235612 / 087 4416130
Email: jlaird@liffeypartnership.ie

For more information:

On Counselling contact Alison Mulholland
Tel: 01 6235612 / 087 1990913
Email: amulholland@liffeypartnership.ie

On Heads Up contact Tom Conroy
Tel: 01 623 5612
Email: tconroy@liffeypartnership.ie

On SPACE contact Jessica Laird
Adult Education Programmes Officer
Tel: 01 6235612 / 087 4416130
Email: jlaird@liffeypartnership.ie

If you are in crisis, please reach out to the Emergency Supports on 999 or Free-text HELLO to 50808.

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