KERRY Mental Health Association has welcomed the launch of the Kerry Mental Health and Wellbeing Hub which will improve the accessibility to mental health supports for young people in the county. The Hub is made up statutory and community services that together provide a wide range of supports across 20+ issues from addiction to depression […]
ROSS Café at the Kerry Mental Health Association offices on Upper Lewis Road is fully open for indoor and outdoor dining after the latest easing of Covid restrictions. Open to everyone daily, 10am to 4pm from Monday to Friday, Ross Café serves deliciously home-cooked food, freshly made sandwiches, home-baking and other tasty treats. Operating on […]
POPULAR Tralee band Midnite Café dusted off their instruments to perform their first gigs in 16 months in front of excited residents in 4 housing estates in town yesterday (Saturday 17th July) afternoon.
KERRY Mental Health Association and Tralee Chamber Alliance will host a Back to Work Webinar on Wednesday 19th May aimed at helping employers and employees to address the worry and anxiety that may be experienced when returning to work after the pandemic.
THE generous nature of Kerry people everywhere was evident once again through the large volume of donations in support of Kerry Mental Health Association’s recent #TieDayFriday fundraiser on 23rd April 2021. Men, women, children – even cats and dogs – wore ties at home, school, work and online and shared their pictures across social media […]
Friday, April 23rd 2021 is Tie Day Friday when Kerry men, women and children everywhere are asked to wear a tie, post a picture or video on social media and make a donation to Kerry Mental Health Association. All proceeds raised will go towards supporting the befriending and other mental health promotional activities undertaken by […]
PROMINENT Kerry people from the world of sport, theatre, business, education and the media launched Kerry Mental Health Association’s campaign by recording videos to promote the 5 Ways To Wellbeing – Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning & Give. With the support of Mental Health Ireland, the videos can be viewed across Kerry Mental Health Association’s social media platforms and on www.KerryMentalHealth.ie.
This survey was aimed at secondary school students in Kerry who are about to sit their Leaving Certificate this year. The survey intended to find out if the students mental health were in any way affected by the potential changes to this year’s Leaving Certificate due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The survey aimed to examine the potential effects this uncertainty had on a student’s mental health and if they feel supported. The survey also examined the issue of bullying in secondary schools and examined what kind of role social media plays in their lives.
LEAVING Certificate students in Kerry have said that Covid-19 has had a negative impact on their mental health, while increased competition for 3rd Level places in 2021 is causing the most worry.
KERRY Mental Health Association has announced the appointment of John Drummey as General Manager.