What is Mind Out?
Developed in 2013 by Niall Dunne Manager Mayo Mental Health Association. We are currently involved with 27 Secondary Schools in Mayo.
The programme Breathe is facilitated within schools as part of their Health and Wellbeing Weeks. It is a 1.5hr workshop which can be delivered for students in 2nd Year – 6th Year.
What does it cover?
The programme is also facilitated as part of the larger Health Promotion area of work in that we also deliver it to various community groups, organisations and sporting bodies.
Mayo Schools lead the way in implementing a
Mayo schools are to implement a mental health and wellbeing programme in the classroom over the next three years with the support of local organisations.
The rollout of the MindOut programme in Mayo is a joint project by charities Mental Health Ireland, Mayo Mental Health Association and Mindspace Mayo in partnership with the HSE and the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG).
MindOut has been developed by HSE Health and Wellbeing and the Health Promotion Research Centre at NUIG, and has been shown to improve young people's overall mental health and wellbeing.
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