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Health & Wellbeing

This resource signposts support services for mental health and wellbeing

Sport can play a significant role in promoting the importance of positive mental health and wellbeing. The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that one in four of us will experience a mental illness at some point in our lives. So many people at some point will experience tough times and may need a helping hand.

Always remember there is help out there and if you or someone you know is suffering please contact any of the support services listed below to get help and advice. If you have a query on contacting any of the services listed below please contact Dermot Howlin, Policy, Welfare & Compliance Manager by email – [email protected] or phone 01/6251125.

YourMentalHealth.ie is a great place to learn about mental health, for more information and support services go to: http://www.yourmentalhealth.ie

Mental Health Ireland (https://www.mentalhealthireland.ie ) quotes mental health as;

  • A balance between all aspects of life, Social, Spiritual, Emotional and Physical
  • When individuals are coping and in control of their lives
  • Ability to meet the demands of life and adapt to change

Click here to see contact details of various Mental Health & Wellbeing organisations who are there to listen and talk to…

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