About Connect Mental Health

Connect Mental Health aims to improve the awareness and understanding of mental health issues in the Donegal community. Here you will find information on our upcoming events and workshops, how to find and access local supports in Donegal and information on your own mental health and how you can support others.

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Our Mission

Empower the local community to maintain and improve each others mental health and well-being

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Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Ireland with funding from the HSE and in partnership with Connect Mental Health are running 5 Mental Health First Aid Courses in Donegal this year. The courses, which take place over two consecutive days from 9.30am – 4.30pm and are free to register for, will take place over the following dates:

20/21  March   Tir Hugh Centre, Ballyshannon
20/21  May       Moville Family Resource Centre in Inishowen
23/24  June     St Johnston Family Resource Centre
12/13   Oct       Dunfanaghy Family Resource Centre
18/19   Nov      Portnoo Family Resource Centre


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Latest Talks

Our Inspire Hope talks include stories of hope & recovery and educational sessions from mental health experts.

Health and Wellbeing | Kenneth Egan

Length: 18:06

Pedal the Planet | Breifne Earley

Length: 24:41

Reconnecting with Yourself | Alison Canavan

Length: 28:38

Supported by

Connect Mental Health is grateful for the ongoing support
of the following organisations
  • HSE
  • Connect For Life Donegal