Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee launches the 3rd Meath Mental Health Festival

Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee launched the 3rd Meath Mental Health Festival taking place from the 3rd to the 10th October.

Meath LSP in association with Meath County Council, Jigsaw Meath, SHINE, Meath Employability Services, HSE; GROW, CORE Meath and the GAA have come together to deliver the 3rd annual Meath Mental Health Festival,  taking place from 3rd – 10th October.

Meath Mental Health festival is a countywide initiative to promote the awareness of positive mental health. This will be done through a series of workshops delivered to community settings including rural, secondary schools and sports clubs.

Objectives of Meath Mental Health week

  • To promote awareness of the benefits of positive mental health
  • To create awareness of signs and symptoms of those who may be experiencing mental health difficulties
  • To provide ease of information and sign posting of existing services to those who may be experiencing mental health difficulties

For a full list of activities for the week, please see www.meathsports.ie closer to the date.

Photo: Also pictured at the launch is: back – Cllr Noel French; Andy Ogle (Coordinator North Eastern regional drugs taskforce); Mary Murphy (Coordinator Meath LSP)

Front: Elaine Banville – Sports Inclusion Disability Officer, Meath LSP; Finola Colgan (Area Development Officer, Mental Health Ireland); Minister of State Helen McEntee; Jim Mullery (Chair Mental Health & Wellbeing, Meath GAA) & Mary French (GROW).

 

 

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