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A mental health information programme for people with Schizophrenia, Psychosis or Bipolar Disorder is due to take place in Sligo. The EOLAS programme will work with service users and their families to provide information and promote recovery and was developed by Dr. Pat Gibbons and the Celbridge Adult Mental Health…

The new mental health inpatient unit at Sligo University Hospital is expected to be completed as planned by the end of next year. Construction began on the 25 bedroom facility last month and it’s expected the unit will be operational by early 2020. The current service is based at St.…

A well-known mental health campaigner from Leitrim says Donald Trump is abusing his power through the emotive and often damaging language he uses. Today marks the 1st anniversary of Trump being elected as US President. His language on twitter and in public is now well known. This week alone he…

Demands for a new youth mental health service to be expanded to the North West are unlikely to be met THIS year. Mental heatlh advocates in the region have been calling for the Jissaw Service to be expanded to Sligo and Leitrim. But this is unlikely to happen in the…

A new Mental Health Unit at Sligo University Hospital will not be ready for use for at least another two years. The HSE had planned to open the new 25 bed facility in late 2018 but today confirmed it’s not expected to be completed until 2019 or 2020. In a…