Stress Control Course

    GROW Community Education programme MANAGING STRESS 4 week course starting Thursday the 27th of October 10.30am-12.30pm To book your place Taghmon Family Resource Centre, Joseph Street, Taghmon, Co. Wexford. Ph.  053-9134465   Your mental health and understanding it Managing Stress Confidence and Self esteem GROW and how it works   GROW promoting positive…

Mental Health in the LGBTI Community

“According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the rate of substance abuse disorders among LGBT individuals isn’t well known, but studies indicate it may be 20% to 30%, which is significantly higher than the general population (9%)” (Redding, 2014). One of the causal factors for this is stress- from discrimination, bullying,…

New National Drugs Strategy Consultation

  Minister of State for Communities and the National Drugs Strategy Catherine Byrne, TD, has called on service users, parents, families, young people, organisations and all members of society across the country to provide their views on the current drugs situation in Ireland. Launching a public consultation to inform the development of a new national…

Cake & Chat

As part of World Suicide Prevention Day on Wednesday 7th September, FDYS and Youth Train will host a collaborative event, “Cake & Chat”, which will promote a message raising awareness around suicide and suicide prevention at a local level.  This event is part of a number of worldwide activities and events being organised.   ‘Cake…

Men’s Health Week 2016

Men’s Health Week is being celebrated from Monday 13th until Sunday 19th June . The theme for 2016 is “Men United-for health and well being.” It is celebrated in most European countries, as well as in USA, Austrailia, New Zealand, Canada and a number of other countries worldwide.  The overall aims of the MHW are…

Be safe in the Sun

It’s summer holiday time again. Everyone is looking forward to spending a much time as possible outdoors in the sun, at the beach, in the local park or in the garden but have you remembered to put on your sunscreen? By wearing sunscreen and reapplying it every 2 hours and after swimming you greatly reduce…