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“Lighting Up Minds and Hearts: A Story of Giving Back

As the festive season approaches, the twinkling Christmas lights in Bagenalstown offer more than just a visual delight; they serve as beacons of hope and support for mental health awareness. This year, a remarkable initiative has taken shape, intertwining the spirit of the holidays with a profound dedication to mental well-being. John Gladney, a proactive […]

Advent Talks

What an inspirational line up for the @carlowunionof Advent programme. #freeevents with no booking requirements. #mentalhealthmatters #mentalhealthawareness #wellbeingjourney

Fundraising Headshave and Waxing event

This Friday, December 1st, there will be a fundraising Headshave and Waxing event in The Good Room at Scraggs Alley Carlow from 8pm. Some heads and beards will be getting the chop for charity. Funds on the night go towards Carlow Mental Health Association and Castleblayney Cancer Society. There will be a raffle on the […]

Grief and Loss

We are delighted to partner with Carlow Union of Parishes for this event and are looking forward to listening to Revd. Paul’s experiences and wisdom.

A Face in the Crowd: Breaking Mental Health Stigmas on Stage

On Tuesday October 10th, World Mental Health Day, the Discover/Recover Theatre project brought the powerful play ‘A Face in the Crowd’ to life, shedding light on the often-misunderstood world of mental illness. Crafted by the talented Niall O Muiri, the performance intricately weaves the stories of four individuals navigating the complexities of life with enduring […]

The Vault on Tour

Saturday October 7th , The Exchange in Carlow played host to a remarkable event as part of Mensana Fest 2023, organized by the Carlow Mental Health Association (CMHA). The vibrant atmosphere at The Vault on Tour session was a testament to the power of music and the incredible talents of the local teenagers. The theme […]

Conor Harris: A Journey from Darkness to Hope

In a world where stories have the power to inspire and connect, Conor Harris stands as a testament to the resilience of the human spirit. Last Saturday, the Carlow Mental Health Association hosted Conor as the guest speaker at this year’s Mensana Fest. The event drew a sizable crowd, with every seat taken, eager to […]