Recovery month at Rutland
The Rutland Centre, a residential treatment centre for addictions, is hosting its second annual “Recovery Month” in September. Free talks will focus on addiction in sports people and how to help families cope with addiction. Talks will will be held at the Rutland Centre in Knocklyon Road, Templelogue, Dublin 16. See rutlandcentre.ie or call 01-4946358 for full details.
Happiness is . . .
The Science Gallery’s free series of talks continues on Friday at 6.30pm with an exploration of happiness. Meik Wiking, author of
The Little Book of Lykke and CEO of the Happiness Research Institute will look at ways to to increase our quality of life and happiness. To book, see email@example.com
Sudden infant death
FirstLight (formerly the Irish Sudden Infant Death Association) is holding a public walk in memory of children who died on Sunday, September 10th, at 11am. The three-mile walk will start and end at the Papal Cross in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. The organisation provides professional support for families who have had a child die suddenly. To register, see firstlight.ie
Rape crisis counsellors
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is seeking volunteers to work as telephone counsellors on its 24-hour national freephone helpline. No previous experience is required as full training and ongoing mentoring are provided. Applicants must be aged 25 years or over and live in the Dublin region. For more details, call 01-6614911 or email firstname.lastname@example.org before Friday, September 22nd.
Seminar by a spiritual guru
“It’s not what happens to you but how you respond to it that determines what happens next”. So says, Eckhart Tolle, best-selling author of The Power of Now and A
New Earth and spiritual guru. Tolle will give a talk at the RDS Ballsbridge, Dublin on Saturday September 9 from 7pm-9pm. Tickets cost ¤45-¤65 from seminars.ie
A public walk, in memory of children who have died suddenly, will take place next Sunday, September 10th, at 10am in the Phoenix Park