Mental Health Week in EVE

A recap

Various events and activites took place in EVE services throughout the week. A recap on these activites are as follows: 
 

Cairdeas Clubhouse

On Tuesday, 10th October for World Mental Health Day, Cairdeas Clubhouse hosted the launch of their ‘Creativity and Wellness’ Booklet.


The Booklet is a collaborative effort containing words and images of positive mental health and creativity, and also highlighting the importance of the Healthy Ireland framework in the clubhouse. Their celebrations, which started at 12 noon, included readings from the Booklet, finger food and treats. Cairdeas welcomed members, their family members and friends, and other local community stakeholders. The event was greatly enjoyed. To learn more about the event or to download the booklet in PDF format please following the link - https://cairdeasclubhouse.wordpress.com/2017/10/13/world-mental-health-day-booklet-launch/


Platinum Clubhouse

Platinum Clubhouse took the opportunity to link in with the students of St. Conleth's social care class to change the climate of fear regarding mental health at the work place and in general. Platinum, on Tuesday 10th October, organised an walk from the bridge in Newbridge at 11am and then back to the clubhouse for a cuppa and a chat.


EVE Castleview & EVE Thomas Court

Both EVE Castleview and Thomas Court HUBs took a break on World Mental Health day and went for walks to boost physical exercise and positive mental health.....they finished up with a nice cuppa over a chat. 


 

Cairdeas Clubhouse 

Cairdeas member Declan and manager Ronan had the pleasure of being interviewed by Ger Counihan of Dublin City FM on Monday about Cairdeas clubhouse, the recovery model and Dalkey Troy Social Club. This interview was broadcast on Wednesday 11th Oct, at 1.30pm on Dublin City FM 103.2. To listen to a podcast go to https://www.dublincityfm.ie/.

 


EVE Cherryfield

EVE Cherryfield promoted postive mental health throught health initatives throughout the week which proved positive. The initatives included Yoga sessions, Mindfulness, Psychology, Sound Therapy, Massage and Quantum Coherence Therapy (QCT) sessions. 


 

Rainbow Clubhouse

Rainbow Clubhouse hosed a Mental Health Awareness Week, whereby they schedulled various activities, using the colours of the rainbow, to inspire their wellness programme. For example, on Monday they ran a 'Happy Heart Thoughts' session, which was followed by a 'red' food option, tomato soup. Wednesday was 'Swimming our Troubles Away', which was followed by a 'pink' food option, 'strawberry smoothie'....well done guys!


Suaimhneas Clubhouse

Suaimhneas Clubhouse hosted a film screening in the Daily Grind at 11am, whihc was open to all in Darndale. Each viewer of the film was given a special bag to encourage people to take a break and mind their mental health. The Film, Hidden Pictures, gave an insight intot he silence around mental illness. 450 million people worldwide have a mental health condition, which ranges from bi-polar illness, depression, schizophrenia and anxiety. 



Phoenix Clubhouse

Phoenix Clubhouse attended an event in Saint Patrick's Cathedral on World Mental Health Day. Saint Patrick's Cthedral hosted a series of talks from a variety of statutory, community and voluntary organisations who provide supports in this field. It was an opportunity to come togehter to learn some tips for self-care, how to be of support to friends or family, who form time to time may need assistance. Participanting oprganisaitons included the Andy Morgan Foundation, Jigsaw, Turn2Me and Our Table. 




 

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