Connect Mental Health is a community mental health organisation promoting positive mental health in Donegal through an annual programme of events, online workshops and supports delivered directly to young people and adults in the local community. Here you will find information on our upcoming events and workshops, how to find and access local supports in Donegal, inspirational talks and information on your own mental health and how you can support others.
To improve the county’s understanding of, and attitudes to, suicidal behaviour, mental health and wellbeing.
Strategic Goal 1: Connecting for Life Donegal
Connecting for Life is Ireland’s national strategy to reduce suicide 2015-2020. Connecting for Life sets out a vision of an Ireland where fewer lives are lost through suicide, and where communities and individuals are empowered to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Connecting for Life Donegal is the Suicide Prevention Action Plan for County Donegal. You can view the action plan here.
Improve the understanding of suicidal behaviour, mental health and wellbeing and associated protective and risk factors
Increase awareness of available mental health services
Reduce stigmatising attitudes to mental health and suicidal behaviour within the community