ICHAS were delighted to be a part of the launch of Limerick Mental Health Week by the Limerick Mental Health Association which takes place from October 5th to 12th. The week will have a range of events, speakers and information for everyone.
As well as the launch ICHAS will be hosting a series of talks from lecturers in the college and students on October 11th.
Launch Event(s) for Mental Health Week
The launch of the week took part in several parts:
Kayaking on the Shannon – Members of a great range of organisations from Limerick Suicide Watch to the Paul Partnership to Meghan Scully of Spin Southwest who is the event’s ambassador took to the waters of the Shannon to do some kayaking to ‘Reclaim the River’. There was a terrific turnout for this event and thanks to Get West for giving everyone a tour of the city from the river.
Official launch at Alex & Findlater Restaurant – Members of ICHAS as well as Cllr Daniel Butler, Mayor of the Metropolitan District of Limerick attended the official launch event. It was another terrific night with a wide range of organisations being represented.
Want to find out more?
Limerick Mental Health Week 2018 will promote positive mental health in the community. A series of public talks, exhibitions, workshops and events will be held throughout the week including here at ICHAS on October 11th from 6.00 to 9.30pm.