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‘We are all our brother’s keeper’

‘We are all our brother’s keeper’

Emmanuel Njume Sone writes to Metro Eireann about migrants’ mental health. Below full article: “Mental illness can often find its cause in social relationships or the day-to-day difficulties faced by everyone. This means that we all have a part to play in the diagnosis, treatment and recovery of our family members, friends, neighbours and even […]

By April 5, 2016 Read More →
Cairde launches a new report: Ethnic Minorities and Mental Health in Ireland: Barriers and Recommendations. 2015

Cairde launches a new report: Ethnic Minorities and Mental Health in Ireland: Barriers and Recommendations. 2015

Inequalities in mental health within any community impact society as a whole. Ethnic Minorities and Mental Health in Ireland: Barriers and Recommendations. 2015 Report documents findings of consultations done as part of ‘Be Aware. Be well. Migrant Mental Health Initiative.’ Participants of the project, drawing on their own lived experiences, demonstrated the impact of a […]

By April 5, 2016 Read More →
HIQA opens public consultation on new maternity service standards

HIQA opens public consultation on new maternity service standards

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has today launched an eight-week public consultation on new draft National Standards for Safer Better Maternity Services. The public consultation invites feedback from all stakeholders. The draft national standards are available for public consultation on hiqa.ie for an eight-week period; until 5pm on Monday 16 May 2016. Chief Executive […]

By March 21, 2016 Read More →
Wellness workshop; May 6th, Balbriggan

Wellness workshop; May 6th, Balbriggan

‘Teaser’ Wellness workshop can be of benefit to anyone who is interested in looking after their mental health and wellness.  During the workshop, we will touch on topics such as mindfulness minutes, stress management and a daily wellness plan.  The workshop will contain many practical tips to improve your mental well being on a daily […]

By April 8, 2015 Read More →
Join Radio Balbriggan – public meeting – April 15th at 7 pm

Join Radio Balbriggan – public meeting – April 15th at 7 pm

Radio Balbriggan are holding a public meeting in the Bracken Court Hotel on Wednesday April 15th at 7 pm. The group are looking for volunteers to help set up & run a community radio station in the town. Over the last decade Balbriggan has seen such a huge influx in population which sees it now becoming […]

By April 8, 2015 Read More →
Wellbeing & mental health information sharing session for pastors in Balbriggan area

Wellbeing & mental health information sharing session for pastors in Balbriggan area

Wellbeing & mental health information sharing session for pastors in Balbriggan area To help you support members of your congregation Monday, 13 of April, 10-12am, Cairde Balbriggan Old St. Georges School, Balbriggan Learn more about How to refer to support services – GP Primary care, Specialised services Contact details to Local organisations Vocabulary – anxiety, depression […]

By March 31, 2015 Read More →
Poland and Ireland: A Focus on Integration

Poland and Ireland: A Focus on Integration

Cairde will present during ‘Poland and Ireland: A Focus on Integration’, a series of talks examining the links between Ireland and Poland and the challenges of integration. The event will take place in the Fitzgerald Theatre, UCD Student Centre, UCD on Monday, March 9th as part of the PolskaÉire 2015 Festival and will be opened […]

By March 4, 2015 Read More →
Student probationary extension – Information session for the Chinese community

Student probationary extension – Information session for the Chinese community

Cairde will deliver two information sessions regarding 2 years student probationary extension – next step stamp 4 application. Information session will be held in Cairde 19 Belvedere Place, Dublin1 Tuesday 10-03-2015 @ 2.30pm to 4.30pm Wednesday 11-03-2015 @ 2.30pm to 4.30pm You can attend without registration, If you have any queries, please contact Junyu Wang, on 01-8552111 […]

By March 4, 2015 Read More →
Ethnic Mental Health Community Liaisons Meeting :: March 3rd

Ethnic Mental Health Community Liaisons Meeting :: March 3rd

We wanted to invite everyone interested in mental health of ethnic minorities to our Ethnic Mental Health Community Liaisons Meeting will be on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015  10:30AM to 1:00PM at Cairde, 19 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1. Draft Agenda for the meeting: Presentation of results of the consultations with migrant communities with focus on recommendations […]

By February 23, 2015 Read More →
Cairde celebrates thirty years

Cairde celebrates thirty years

In 2015 Cairde celebrates thirty years since its establishment as an organisation. In this document we present to you the history of Cairde, words from our officers, comments from service users, and a glance towards the future of Cairde. We hope this newsletter leaves you with a sense of Cairde as a whole, and we thank you for […]

By February 23, 2015 Read More →