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Your Body, Your Rights

Your Body, Your Rights

Every country has its own legal norms for sexual activity. You may be from a country with different rules about how old you have to be to engage in sexual activity, and if a woman has to agree to sexual activity. Ireland has its own rules about sexual consent that everyone must follow. Read Cairde’s […]

By August 25, 2016 Read More →
Balbriggan Millfield Family Festival  22-23 of July

Balbriggan Millfield Family Festival 22-23 of July

The Millfield management in collaboration with Cairde Balbriggan and Balbriggan Integration Forum are organising “Balbriggan Millfield Family Festival” on the 22nd and 23rd July 2016. The aim of the festival is to promote integration and celebrate diversity. The festival will bring together local services, businesses and different cultures through information sharing, food, traditional performances, costumes, […]

By July 20, 2016 Read More →
Healthy heart guides

Healthy heart guides

Cairde has produced 5 Healthy Heart Guides to help you to look after your hear and live a long healthy life. Heart health is extremely important for living a long and healthy life. 10,000 deaths per year in Ireland are due to heart disease or stroke. It explains multiple steps to better heart health. They include […]

By July 20, 2016 Read More →
Cairde’s input at Inclusive Centenaries Conference

Cairde’s input at Inclusive Centenaries Conference

Inclusive Centenaries aimed to create a space to reflect on the meaning and significance in 2016 of the ideals set out in the 1916 Proclamation of Independence, from the perspective of Ireland’s new communities, especially women and young people. In a spirit of dialogue and celebration of Ireland’s diversity in 2016, Inclusive Centenaries brought together […]

By July 8, 2016 Read More →
What’s counselling? A new resource by Cairde

What’s counselling? A new resource by Cairde

In counselling, a professional counsellor provides a safe, confidential space for you to discuss problems you want to understand better. You and your counsellor work together to explore how you can manage your lifestyle better and deal with those issues. Make an appointment with your GP to discuss your needs. Your GP may give medication or […]

By April 8, 2016 Read More →
Domestic violence – make a safety plan

Domestic violence – make a safety plan

Domestic violence is the physical, emotional, sexual or mental abuse of one person by another within close, intimate or family relationships. On average, 1 in 3 women globally have been physically or sexually assaulted by a former or current partner. Approximately 40% of women killed globally as a direct result of domestic violence. On average, […]

By April 8, 2016 Read More →
‘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 →