Laois Rose of Tralee contestant, Maeve Dunne, has become GROW’s mental health ambassador and is involved in re-establishing a GROW support group in her native Mountmellick, Co. Laois. See coverage in Laois Today. Laois Rose becomes GROW mental health ambassador
Article in The Irish Times featuring GROW National Chairperson Rob Stephen on the launch of the book ‘Narratives of Recovery from Mental Illness: The Role of Peer Support’ and the transformative power of GROW and peer support. ‘You alone can do it,…
Ireland’s Mr. Motivator, Richie Clifford, dons the GROW t-shirt in the Limerick Leader. See also: http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/253459/cyclists-warned-of-deadly-limerick-rail-crossing.html
Mention of GROW as artist Peadar McDaid completed his eight-day walk to raise awareness of mental health. See coverage in the Donegal Democrat. See also: http://www.donegaldemocrat.ie/news/home/252416/promoting-mental-health-across-donegal.html
Coverage of the conclusion of an eight-day walk across Co. Donegal by artist Peadar McDaid to raise mental health awareness. See coverage of Peadar’s homecoming featuring GROW staff, members and supporters in the Donegal Democrat. http://www.donegaldemocrat.ie/news/home/253002/peadar-completes-his-mental-health-awareness-walk-across-donegal.html
Dr. Mike Watts’ newly published Trinity research ‘Narratives of Recovery: The Role of Peer Support’ centring on 26 GROW members featured on Newstalk Breakfast on May 31st 2017. Listen back to the interview on: http://www.newstalk.com/listen_back/5/36435/31st_May_2017_-_Newstalk_Breakfast_Part_1/ (The interview is 15 minutes into…
Dr. Mike Watts spoke about GROW and his newly published research – ‘Narratives of Mental Health Recovery: The Role of Peer Support’ with presenter John Murray on RTE’s Drivetime. Listen back to the interview on: https://www.rte.ie/radio1/drivetime/programmes/2017/0531/879402-drivetime-wednesday-31-may-2017/?clipid=2501201#250120 or http://www.rte.ie/radio/utils/radioplayer/rteradioweb.html#!rii=b9%5F10730427%5F83%5F31%2D05%2D2017%5F The interview closed…
Matt Cooney is leading 12 others in a fitness fundraiser in aid of GROW. See details in the Tipperary Star. http://www.tipperarystar.ie/news/news/251376/nenagh-s-matt-leads-his-team-as-they-step-up-for-mental-health-wellbeing.html
GROW urges Donegal people to wear the Green Ribbon and raise awareness of mental health – see coverage in the Donegal Democrat.
Coverage of an eight-day walk across Co. Donegal by local artist Peadar McDaid to raise mental health awareness, including an appeal by GROW for people to seek support. See the Donegal Democrat.