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Caring2Create All You Need is Love Sessions

Caring2Create outreach workshop with The West Cork Disability Network” facilitated by Karen Billing One panel of All You Need is Love wall art done . Three more to go .A fun time had by all collaborating on this piece. Keep posted to see finished work in the next few weeks.

Putting mental health services on the map

GRASSROOTS DIARY CLAIRE FOX Independent WHEN Bantry native Noreen Murphy lost her husband Dona! to suicide in 2007, there were little or no mental health services in the West Cork area. A woman who likes to get things done, she set about trying to do something to fill the gap but […]

MoZart Workshop enjoyed by all.

Lisheens House MozART workshop for Clonakilty Wellness Week hosted by Co Action was enjoyed by all participants. Each painted a piece of the Mozart silhouette whilst listening to his music and the pieces were joined together to make this colourful collaborative panting.  

Local plan to tackle issue of rural isolation

BY EMMA CONNOLLY  Southern Star April 2018 A CAMPAIGN to tackle rural isolation and the mental health problems it can cause, including suicide, is getting underway in West Cork. It’s spearheaded by Lisheens House suicide prevention centre, which is launching a ‘Friendly Phone Call’ service to target those living in remote […]

Body Change Session 5

FEED BACK ON SESSION 5 Today we finished up our art work and hung the exhibition. There was a great feeling of achievement and “overcoming “. We felt we have accepted what we went through more since being part of this group, supporting each other and expressing our journey in art. “I […]

Body Change Session 4

16/2/18 In this session we put the finishing touches to the images we had created to illustrate our journey through illness. We discussed how we would feel about exhibiting our pictures and agreed that it may be of help to others. We decided to show are pictures at the Lisheens […]

Free Training: SMA Centre Wilton 25th April

Many of us are unsure what to do when we have friends or relatives who seem depressed or anxious.  Doing and saying nothing can feel like the safest thing to do, but anyone can learn some simple steps that will provide support and make a difference, and may save lives. […]

QPR Training, Wilton, Cork, Wednesday 25th April

Many of us are unsure what to do when we have friends or relatives who seem depressed or anxious.  Doing and saying nothing can feel like the safest thing to do, but anyone can learn some simple steps that will provide support and make a difference, and may save lives. […]

Body Change Session 3

Session 3   26/01/18 Today we started working on the images to do with the onset of our journey We are all choosing different media to work with, acrylic on canvas, textiles and digital images  FEEDBACK FROM SESSION 3 “I thought today was fabulous because it took me out of the […]