Heads Held High Seminar
The seminar was organised by County Wicklow Community Platform in partnership with the Wicklow Mental Health Association, HSE/Wicklow Mental Health Service, Mental Health Ireland and The Tunnel Project during World Mental Health Week in 2012.
The seminar provided individuals, community groups, organisations, and agencies with an opportunity to understand the differences between mental health and mental illness.
The event was chaired by Diarmuid Gavin – well known Horticulturalist and TV Personality.
Speakers & Topics included:
Michael Noble - Mental Health Ireland
The difference between Mental Health and Mental Illness
Therese Hicks: Psychotherapist & Counsellor, HSE
The Four Stages of Emotional Healing
Evelyn Cawley: The Tunnel Project
Community responses and support on the road to recovery
Charlie Burke: Wicklow Mental Health Association
Living with Mental Illness - a personal testimony