Storyteller Creative Recovery Programmes

Recruitment is now taking place for the EU INTERREG VA funded “Storyteller Creative Recovery Programmes” with Verbal across the CAWT regions. Each free programme runs for 6 weeks and is suitable for adults looking to make a positive change in their mental wellbeing. Download programme Contact our Health Promotion Officer on creative-recovery@theverbal.co for more information or to enrol.

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Online Recovery College Coming Soon

Innovation Recovery College goes Digital Part of the EU INTERREG VA (CAWT) Innovation Recovery (I.R) Project The EU INTERREG VA – Innovation Recovery Project team are delighted to announce the launch of the online Recovery College MyMentalHealthRecovery.com on the 1st of June 2021.  The online college will be jointly launched Minister for Health, Robin Swann (NI) and Minister for Mental Health and Older People (Ireland), Mary Butler. We are also delighted that Professor Siobhan O’Neil (NI Mental Health Champion) will deliver the keynote address as part of the launch.  Siobhan will be will be joined a number of other advocates […]

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MACE Project in Northern Ireland: Children’s/Family Services Tender Opportunity Now Open!

Interested in being listed as a Provider on the Northern Ireland’s MACE Dynamic Framework Agreement for the provision of Trauma Informed and Trauma Specific Interventions? For information on how to apply go to: www.etendersni.gov.uk  Tender closes 30th April 2021 Instructions to register to attend a Zoom Awareness Session scheduled for 12th April 2021. Please note if you wish to attend you must request the Awareness Session joining instructions via the eTendersNI portal before 3pm on Friday 9th April 2021. As part of this reopening the Western Health and Social Care Trust (WHSCT) and the Southern Health and Social Care Trust […]

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World Mental Health Day 2020 – Innovation Recovery launch project newsletter

Welcome to the first edition of our CAWT cross border Innovation Recovery Project newsletter. Innovation Recovery Project eZine – World Mental Health Day 2020 To mark World Mental Health Day 2020 we are sharing our news and developments from recent months and sharing our mental health and wellbeing course schedule. We provide a wide range of online courses which are free of charge. Details of how you can register are in our eZine. You can keep up to date on the work of our Innovation Recovery Project Team via their Facebook and Twitter accounts @InnovationRecov.

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Community Respiratory Service ensures right care is delivered by the right people, in the right place at the right time

The recent addition of a Respiratory Consultant with a community focus, and a new Community Case Manager based at Sligo University Hospital, will ensure that fewer patients have to travel for Respiratory Services. The Community Respiratory Service and the Community Case Manager will provide treatment and care to patients, primarily older frail patients, in their own home for as long as possible thereby promoting their independence and maintaining their dignity, privacy and respect. Respiratory services treat illnesses like asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis and other lung-related conditions. Welcoming the improved service, Project Lead Siobhan McEniff said: “Forty […]

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Cross Border Conference on Coercive Control takes place in Letterkenny

Event attended by 375 professionals from Tusla, An Garda Siochana, PSNI and other statutory and community partner organisations. Wednesday 11th December 2019:  The Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny was the venue for a major cross border conference today focussing on the impact of coercive control. The conference was a collaborative initiative between the CAWT cross border MACE Project, which is funded by the EU’s INTERREG VA programme, and Donegal Children and Young People’s Services Committee and was supported by Donegal Domestic Violence Service, An Garda Siochana and Tusla. Coercive control is a persistent pattern of controlling, coercive and threatening behaviour including all […]

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