LAUNCH OF NEW NATIONAL STRATEGY TO REDUCE SUICIDE 2015-2020
SHINE WELCOMES THE LAUNCH OF NEW NATIONAL STRATEGY TO REDUCE SUICIDE 2015-2020 - 'CONNECTING FOR LIFE'
Farmleigh House, Dublin, 24th June 2015: Shine – Supporting People Affected By Mental Ill Health welcomes the launch of the new national strategy to reduce suicide 2015-2020 - Connecting for Life' by the National Office for Suicide Prevention and its focus on empowering communities to improve their mental health.
Connecting for Life sets out a vision of an Ireland where fewer lives are lost through suicide, and where communities and individuals are empowered to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Shine is engaged with the National Office for Suicide Prevention on a range of activities where communities and individuals are empowered to improve their mental health and wellbeing, such as the See Change programme, Headline, Please Talk and the Talking Control workshop.
Shine looks forward to continue working in partnership with the National Office for Suicide Prevention in fulfilling the objectives set out.
John Saunders, CEO of Shine said “Shine passionately believes that collaboration with a range of statutory agencies, voluntary organisaitons and communities at grassroots level is key to achieving increased awareness and understanding of mental health and suicide.”
Speaking at the launch, See Change ambassador Gary Seery spoke of his how own recovery journey reflects the innovative approach of the strategy that “mental health is everybody’s business and there is a role for all of us in looking after ourselves and supporting others.”
Shine is the national organisation dedicated to upholding the rights and addressing the needs of all those affected by enduring mental illness including, but not exclusively, schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder and bi-polar disorder, through the promotion and provision of high quality services and working to ensure the continual enhancement of the quality of life of the people it serves.
Link to full report here: http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/connecting-for-life-irelands-national-strategy-to-reduce-suicide-2015-2020/
Recovery & the family Education Course
Recovery and the Family Education Course
Venue: Shine office, 14A Washington Street West, Cork.
Course length: 6 weeks
Time: 7pm – 9pm.
Start date: Weds Sept 30th 2015
Further information: 086 8525 755
Understanding Psychosis – Re-Examining Current Knowledge and Treatment
Event on “Understanding Psychosis – Re-Examining Current Knowledge and Treatment”
Date: 16th June 2015
Location: Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin
Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm.
Please see attached agenda.
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