Monday, 7 October 2013

Mental Health Week. A cornucopia of nourishing events and activities

There is a cornucopia of nourishing events and activities for you to choose from for Mental Health Week 7th- 13th October! Have a read, check out the links, have fun and stay positive about your Health and Resilience

Monday 7th
All day: Drug & Alcohol information stand, Western Region Drugs Task Force, Áras na Mac Léinn foyer

8:30AM—noon: ‘Me Time’ Take a break in Coffee Online (IT Building) or Moffett’s (Orbsen Building) in collaboration with Mental Health Ireland

1:00-2:00PM Feldenkrais method of Awareness through Movement , Deepens self-awareness through movement, all welcome! Large Acoustic Room, Aras na Mac Léinn

5:30PM—Meditation with Máire, quietness, calm, prayer, Chapel of St. Columbanus

6:30—10:00PM: safeTALK Training : Learn four basic steps to recognise persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them with suicide helping resources. Suitable for everyone who wants to help prevent suicide. Email for application 

Tuesday 8th Oct
All day: Wellness Information stand in Áras na Mac Léinn

6:30-8:00PM: Get Happier by Changing the Way You Think , Paddy Tamplin. Increase confidence, reduce stress. 3 week course. Email to book a place

Wednesday 9th Oct.
All day: Wellness Information stand in Áras na Mac Léinn

Thursday 10th Oct
All day: Wellness Information stand in Áras na Mac Léinn

1:00-1:50PM—Free Meditation classes , Moya Roddy, Art Gallery, Quad, all welcome!

6:00-8:00pm Cooking with Kate , free cookery class in the Chapel,
Time Management for Postgrads, Email to book a place on either workshop

Friday 11th Oct
3:00-4:30PM: Free Yoga Practice , no instruction, just free time to practice with others. Meeting room 1, Áras na Mac Léinn

Saturday 12th Oct 
Kingfisher Club Fun Run in aid of Jigsaw  

Monday 14th Oct
'Facing OCD – the facts and the way forward' 7.30 p.m. O'Flaherty Theatre, Arts/Science Concourse. Éamonn Ó Dochartaigh, a student counsellor in NUI Galway, will give a one-hour talk about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), outlining some of the main features of the condition and describing how cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be used to help. All welcome


Events throughout the week include:

Visit Áras na Mac Léinn to see the amazing ‘Flower Power Heart Collage’;

See Mind, Body & Soul Collection display in foyer of Hardiman Building;

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