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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Creativity Counts Exhibition Launch

The third annual Art Exhibition hosted by Wexford Mental Health Association (WMHA) was launched on Friday afternoon, October 18th, at the WMHA offices in Henrietta St., Wexford. More than 85 artists are exhibiting at this year’s event, an increase on the previous two years, testifying to the popularity of this annual event in the Wexford…

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Mindful Discussion Group

  Shine Discovery in association with Wexford Mental health Association are holding an Introductory ‘Mindful Discussion Group’ A blend of Chair Yoga and Mindfulness Will take place on first Wednesday of each Month: Wednesday 2nd October 11.00am to 12.00pm Wednesday 6th November 11.00am to 12.00pm Wednesday 12th December (2nd Wednesday) 11.00am to 12.00pm Venue: Wexford…

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Introduction to Mindfulness

  To celebrate World Mental Health Day, Mark Ralph – Mindfulness Consultant will be giving a Free Introductory to Mindfulness class at our Training and Information Centre in Henrietta Street from 10.30am to 12.00pm on Thursday 10th October. What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we…

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