Month: January 2018

Are you a family member, carer, supporter, relative, friend of someone in the Dublin North Mental Health Service?

Are you a family member, carer, supporter, relative, friend of someone in the Dublin North Mental Health Service?

If so our partners in the Dublin North mental health services will be running a weekly Family and Friends Skills and Support Group from next Monday, 22nd January 2018

This is an 8 week psychoeducation and support group

Topics include

Communication skills
Seeking support
Who’s who in the mental health service

Group arrangements are as follows:

Location: Swords Health Centre, Bridge Street, Swords

Date: Every Monday, from January 22nd-March 12th 2018

Time: 6-8 pm

To join the group or ask any questions contact:

Kathy on 0861833759 or

Kerry on 0867837761

ARI Learning Set February 22nd February in North Dublin

Recovery College Community Members,

You are invited to attend the ARI Learning Set for CHO 7, 8, & 9 titled ‘Recovery – Making it Happen’ which will take place on Thursday February 22nd 2018 in the Bonnington Hotel, Dublin, from 10am to 4.15pm. ARI learning sets encourage a creative approach to learning by offering opportunities for people facing similar challenges to work together to share experiences and solutions.

Speakers on the day will include Ms. Marina Bowe, Consultant Psychiatrist, Gina Delaney, ARI Managing Partner, HSE Mental Health Division & Martin Rogan, CEO, Mental Health Ireland.

There will also be 5 interactive Workshops on various recovery initiatives including:

  • What supports recovery focused services?
  • Co- Production in practice
  • Peer Support Workers supporting recovery oriented Mental Health Services
  • Making Recovery Happen through Supporting Skills and Knowledge Development
  • Recovery for all: Supporting yourself as you support others

An exhibition of recovery initiatives will have a central focus on the day where services will be afforded the opportunity to ‘Brag’ about their innovation and where other services can ‘Steal’ and replicate in their service area.

To RSVP or for more information contact 

Find our more about ARI

Thoughts Feelings Actions, North Dublin starting February 2018


Trialogue – February 5th at 6.30pm

The next meeting of Trialogue is happening on the 5th of February in the Recovery Room, The Healthy Living Centre, DCU, Glasnevin at 6.30 pm.


What is Trialogue, find out here?

For more information on Trialogue in Ireland click here. 

Come along and see what it is about.


Meet Ger who is on placement from Maynooth University for three months.

Hi there my name is Ger Brady and I am working here at the Recovery College for three months on a placement from Maynooth College. I am in my first year of a Masters in Community and Youth Work and being out on placement is an amazing break from the academic learning and an opportunity to put that learning into practice. I am absolutely delighted to working at the Recovery College as I am passionate about wellness, empowerment and working collaboratively with people and look forward to meeting as many of the students of the Recovery College as possible during my time here,

Students of the Dublin North, North East Recovery College January Wellbeing Festival Invitation