Creativity Counts Exhibition 2020

This year we are embracing change and moving to a virtual Exhibition! The theme of the Exhibition is “Creativity Counts – promoting wellness in challenging times”. Essentially, we are asking people to share photos or a short video of creative pieces/mediums that have helped promote wellness during these challenging and uncertain times. It has been wonderful…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Gaming Project

Our gaming group project, which is a partnership project between Wexford Mental health Association and HSE was delighted to be recently shortlisted for two awards at the Health Service Excellence Awards Presentations. It was the only project nationally to be shortlisted in two separate areas, first one was for ‘Innovation in Practice’ and second one…

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New online Recovery College Timetable

Recovery College South East have lots of interactive workshops via zoom which can be accessed over the coming weeks via desktop, laptop, tablet or phone. If you are interested in taking part in any of these sessions, just contact Recovery College either by email or text.and let us have details of the workshop you wish…

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Expressions Competition 2019

  The fifth year of Wexford Mental Health Association’s innovative schools’ competition ‘Expressions’ took place in the Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy on Tuesday, November 12, in front of a capacity audience. MC Mairead Connaughton began by welcoming all participants, their mentors and families to this yearly event. She introduced chairperson of Wexford Mental Health Association,…

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