Great Spaces, Great Places Project

Wexford Mental Health Association in conjunction with Creative Ireland, Sports Active Wexford- Wexford County Council, CYPSC, Healthy Ireland- Community Mental Health Fund and the HSE Health and Wellbeing Division are in the process of launching an exciting new Mental Health and Wellbeing related initiative for primary school children. The aim of the project titled “Great…

The Discover/Recover Theatre Project: A Social Impact Study – Research launch

Mental Health Ireland in conjunction with Wexford Mental Health Association invite you to the Webinar Launch of: The Discover/Recover Theatre Project: A Social Impact Study (An independent evaluation carried out by Just Economics in 2019) Tuesday, 19th January 2021 at 11:00am With Special Guest Minister for Mental Health and Older People Mary Butler T.D. Please follow…

WMHA Yoga and Movement project during COVID 19

A glimpse into the Yoga and Movement Specialist (YAMS) service in Co. Wexford and how the team has adapted the service due to the Covid 19 restrictions. Vivian Brodie Hayes (the Yoga and Movement Specialist, YAMS) is an employee of the Wexford Mental Health Association (WMHA) and is managed by HSE Occupational Therapy Mental Health…

WMHA Music Programme during COVID 19

Our Music Exploration Officer Emily Emily Redmond works with the following groups within Wexford Mental Health Services: Havenview, Millview, TUS Nua, An Tearnann, KTAC (all Enniscorthy)  and Croi an Tobar, Oylegate  Community Hostels in Wexford and Enniscorthy  CAMHS, Wexford Town  Community Groups in New Ross, Wexford, Enniscorthy and Gorey When COVID-19 restrictions came into place, we knew instantly that it…

WMHA Sports programme and how its adapted during COVID19

Wexford Mental Health Association Sports Programme in conjunction with Wexford Mental Health Services continues to facilitate weekly exercise sessions for service users via YouTube. The sessions are facilitated by local fitness instructor Olly Gogarty and accessed by service users from across Wexford. New sessions are developed every week and cater to a wide variety of…

Employment Specialists and how they have adapted work practices for COVID 19

Wexford Mental Health Association has three part-time Employment Specialists (Marion Barry, Heather Hadrill and Alison Martin) who support people attending Wexford Mental Health Service to gain and maintain rewarding employment. Below is some information on the project and also a recording of two of the Employment specialists giving tips on Zoom interviews. 1.       A photo of…