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Cairde at First Fortnight

Cairde is delighted to take part in this year’s European Metal Health Festival First Fortnight. We’d love you to join us at these 3 events:

Thursday, 17 January @ 19:00 Wood Quay Venue, Dublin

Where There’s A Will Live

What and how needs to change in our mental health system – panel discussion chaired by Paula McLoughlin Chair and Acting CEO, A Lust for Life with Niall Breslin, Co-Founder, A Lust for Life, Dr Eddie Murphy, Clinical Psychologist, Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children, Dr Miriam Kennedy, Irish College of Psychiatrists, Shari McDaid, Mental Health Reform and  Emilia Marchelewska, Cairde

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Sunday, 20 January @ 16:00 Irish Polish House, Dublin


A film screening and discussion. Labyrinthine tells the story of Sven, a landscape artist who developed ways to cope with his psychiatric disorder by means of art, creativity and the support of his wife.  The post show discussion will focus on mental health services for both Polish and Romanian communities. Panel chaired by Daniela Jurj, Tusla in conversation with Emilia Marchelewska, Cairde, Krystian Fikert, MyMind, Irina Maldea, Film director, Constantin Tui, Counselor and Psychotherapist.

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Saturday, 26 January @ 12:00 Draiocht, Dublin

Arts Bites

To enhance awareness about mental health and how engaging in the arts can help. Facilitated by multilingual and multicultural therapists to reach and engage a diverse group of people, workshops in dance, music and colour will be used to overcome all barriers, including language!

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