Community Radio Kilkenny City were delighted to host a very special programme called Lifelinkk Panel Discussion – Raising Hope within the Community.
This is to form part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 and guest speakers were as follows :
Tracy Nugent – Suicide Resource Officer, Regional Suicide Resource Office.
Athol Henwick – Counselling
Co-ordinator, Self-Harm Intervention Programme
Gina Delaney – Development Officer, Mental Health Ireland
David Dwyer – Lead Education. Recovery College Kilkenny
Discussion Facilitated by Leighann Ryan Culleton, Training and Development Officer, Regional Suicide Resource Office
If you, a member of your family or someone you know is in distress or needs someone to talk to; help, support and advice is available.
In the first instance contact your GP, if it is late in the evening or at the weekend call CAREDOC on 0818 300 365.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger go to the Emergency Department of the nearest hospital or call the Emergency Services on 999 or 112.
Alternatively you can contact:
50808, 24 Hour Crisis Text Service Text HELLO to 50808
Pieta, 24 Hour Suicide Helpline Freephone 1800 247 247 or Text HELP to 51444
Samaritans, 24 Hour National Listening Service Freephone 116 123
For more information on topics discussed by today’s speakers please visit www.mentalhealthireland.ie (012841166) www.recoverycollegesoutheast.com (056 770 3666), or call the HSE Regional Suicide Resource Office on 051 874013.