Mental Health Services during COVID-19

Looking After Our Mental Health

 Social connectedness has never been so important to ensure everyone stays well psychologically – a challenge when we have to stay apart. However, there are creative ways that will hopefully help. Please see attached some information from the World Health Organisation and also from the HSE Heads of Psychology. You can also find some information here:

The first port of call if someone is experiencing distress or suicidal thoughts is still the GP.


Provision of National Services

Please see below re the status of provision of services from the national Connecting for Life partners:

Video: Connecting for Life Mid West Video


Find out more about mental wellbeing on  or call the Samaritans on 116 123 for a listening ear and for 24/7 emotional support.

Need information and advice on COVID-19? Go to

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