Mental health programme starts in Ballyfermot

By Maurice Garvey

A FREE four-week mental health programme starts in Ballyfermot on Tuesday, February 6, at Ballyfermot Parish Centre, 199 Kylemore Road.

The programme is hosted by community mental health organisation Grow.

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Anyone over the age of 18, interested in learning more about positive mental health and wellbeing, is encouraged to book a place on the programme, which takes place every Tuesday night in February at 7.30pm.

The four-week programme is organised by John Farren, Health & Wellbeing Development Co-ordinator with Grow in Ireland.

Talks include promoting positive mental health, mindfulness, stress management and coping skills and healthy activities.

“We live in a time when a lot of people are experiencing difficulties, financial, emotional, physical and psychological,” said John.

“Grow hopes this four-week programme will provide information around how to mind your mental health in challenging times and direct people towards the supports that are available.”

To book a place or for further details contact John on 086 803 3126, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit

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