Adult Education Guidance and Information Service
Advice and Support for During COVID-19
About this Event
The HSE’s Mental Health Engagement and Recovery Team and its community partners will on May 15 – the UN’s International Day of Families –host an online event to celebrate and promote family recovery.
This event will be run via ZOOM and we will email the link to you closer to the event date.
Twitter will also be used to promote and share on the day.
The day will include a panel discussion, conversation, sharing of recovery narratives, workshops, meditation and music.The theme throughout will be family recovery and peoples personal experience of this.
Please note that the workshops will be facilitated by our Recovery Education partners and we will have to share your email address with them .
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries
Online Support Websites and Apps
Continuing to highlight relevant online resources to support people during COVID 19 you can also contact us by phone on 01 8417763 and 01 8408946 and the Adult Education Guidance Service can direct you appropriately.
MABS- Money Advice and Budgeting Service
If you are experiencing financial difficulties and challenges Money Advice and Budgeting Service is still open and available to support you remotely. Click on image to go directly to website.
Below are some recommended websites click on the image for access to the websites:
Mental Health Ireland offers a wide range of supports and resources that promote Positive Mental Health, Wellbeing and Recovery via a wide selection of links to mental health services.
A Health Service Executive (HSE) website for minding your mental health, advice and useful links during the coronavirus outbreak.
SpunOut.ie is Ireland’s youth information website created by young people, for young people. We provide our readers with a dynamic, responsive website full of up-to-date, factual information, free of any shame or bias
Below are some recommended Apps click on the image for access to the App websites:
The Headspace App offers you some great tips on how to reduce your stress levels and offers you a wide range of meditations ranging from 10 – 20 minutes in duration helping you to maintain mindfulness for your everyday life – Stress less. Move more. Sleep soundly.
The Calm App offers you some great tips on how to reduce your stress levels and offers you a wide range of meditations ranging from 10 – 20 minutes in duration helping you to maintain mindfulness for your everyday life – Stress less. Move more. Sleep soundly
As days of isolation turn into weeks, many of us are feeling increasingly uprooted from our normal lives. In a world on lockdown, it isn’t just our routines that are being disrupted, but our relationships too. Thankfully, distance doesn’t have to mean disconnection.
The following are some recommended Facebook Pages to support your mental health and well being:
Click on images below to go directly to the facebook page. ‘Please note you may be requested to Join some of the pages to access information’
HELPFUL WEBSITES DURING COVID 19
https://www.stevenaitchison.co.uk/8-powerful-affirmations-that-will-get-you-through-tough-times/ Here are 8 powerful affirmations, or mantras, that will successfully get you through some trying times, provided you repeat them as often as
https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/a-z-mental-health – A UK based charity providing an A-Z Information and Advice section on a huge range of mental health topics. Some useful downloadable resources too including mindfulness.
NEPS Advice & Resources https://www.education.ie/covid19#15
The Department of Education and Skills’ NEPS psychologists have developed advice and some resources for students to manage and stay well at this time.
- Advice to young people while schools are closed
- Plan for the Day
- Blank Plan for the Day
- Relaxation techniques (text)
- Relaxation techniques (podcast)
Please note the following resources also:
NEPS – relaxation techniques: https://www.education.ie/en/The-Department/Announcements/new-relaxation-techniques.pdf Mindfulness
NEPS Advice & Resources for keeping Children and Young People well during Covid-19 – https://www.education.ie/covid19#15
National Freephone Careline No. 1800 24 07 24
CARING FOR A PERSON AT HOME WITH COVID-19