Meet­ings on men­tal health is­sues

The Kerryman (North Kerry) - - NEWS -

THE HSE is hold­ing two in­for­ma­tion meet­ings in the county this com­ing week ahead of the es­tab­lish­ment of a per­ma­nent North Kerry Lo­cal Fo­rum and South Kerry Lo­cal Fo­rum on the sub­ject of men­tal health en­gage­ment.

Any­one with ex­pe­ri­ence and/or in­ter­est in the vary­ing top­ics sur­round­ing men­tal health are be­ing en­cour­aged to at­tend the forth­com­ing meet­ings in Kil­lar­ney and Tralee. The meet­ings will take place at 7.30pm at the Kerry Men­tal Health As­so­ci­a­tion in Kil­lar­ney on Wednesday Oc­to­ber 18, and at Áras an Phobal in Tralee on Thursday Oc­to­ber, 19.

HSE Area Lead for Men­tal Health En­gage­ment with Cork Kerry Com­mu­nity Health­care Rory Doody is fa­cil­i­tat­ing the meet­ings and he said that the planned fo­rums will be more than just talk­ing shops.

“It’s about a fo­rum where our shared ex­pe­ri­ences move from words to ac­tions,” he said. For more con­tact Rory Doody on MHEn­gage.CorkKerry@hse.ie.

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