Addiction and Mental Health Awareness Event

Addiction and Mental Health Awareness Event

28th May 2024
7:00 pm

Location:
IRD Duhallow

Places remaining: 17
Cost: FREE

There are a limited number of Free places on this course for those who wish to avail.
Click here for more information

Join us for an evening of information and discussions on addiction and mental health. This event aims to raise awareness, provide support and promote well-being. Whether you’re seeking resources for yourself or a loved one or simply want to educate yourself this event is for you. It is suitable for anyone aged over 16 years of age. A panel of experts, including addiction counsellors, people with lived experience of addiction and An Garda Síochana, will discuss addiction and mental health topics on the night with time for a Q&A also.

Our panel of speakers:

Ciarán Carey is an addiction counsellor and specialist with vast experience in the field of addiction and recovery. He himself is in recovery from alcohol for 14 years. Beyond his professional expertise, Ciarán’s background of playing intercounty hurling for Limerick and his experience managing both county and club teams offer valuable insights from within the sporting community. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights from Ciarán’s dual perspective as a psychotherapist and a former athlete.

Brenda Dennehy has a background as a TV producer, journalist, and podcast host, and brings a unique blend of professional expertise and personal experience to the discussion. She recently shared her own battle with addiction and its near-fatal consequences. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain understanding and inspiration from Brenda’s courageous story.

Tony O Reilly is the co-author of ‘Tony10’, the bestselling and award-winning book that tells the story of Tony’s compelling journey through gambling addiction and eventual recovery. With a deeply personal perspective, he offers invaluable insights into the challenges faced by individuals, families, and communities impacted by problem gambling and is now a counsellor and psychotherapist that specialises in gambling addiction. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain profound understanding and inspiration from Tony’s story of resilience and advocacy.

The event will take place on Tuesday 28th May at 7pm in the James O Keeffe Institute Newmarket.

For more information please contact brighid-ide.walsh@irdduhallow.com or call 02960633.

Javascript is required for this form to work properly