Tuesday, October 10th
Career Development Center
Disclosure Workshop with AHEAD
1pm - 2.30pm, Meeting Rooms, Áras na Mac Léinn
Workshop on how to disclose your disability or mental health history to employers.
FREE Mental Health 5 A Day
6pm - 8pm, AC204, The Concourse
Jigsaw Mental Health 5 A Day Talk followed by Q&A
African Caribbean Society
Mental Health Awareness Discussion
6.30pm - 8.30pm, THB-G011, The Hardiman Building
Guest speaker Dr. Abbah from the University Hospital will give a talk touching a wide range of topics related to mental health in the African and Caribbean Community.
Seas Suas: Promoting Health and Wellbeing in NUI Galway
6.30pm - 8.30pm, MY243 Áras Moyola
Seas Suas is a student programme promoting the health & well-being of students by students. The training takes place on Tuesday 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th October 2017. For further information email or phone 091 49 2168
Paediatric & Psychiatry Societies
Teen Mental Health in the Age of Social Media
7pm - 8.30pm, CSI Small Lecture Theatre
Consultant Paediatric Psychiatrist Dr. Alma Lydon will give a talk on the subject of social media and its affects on teen Mental Health.
Monday, October 9th
Gay Loneliness - A Discussion Night
7pm - 8pm, Art Room,
Áras na Mac Léinn
A discussion night exploring the
social isolation and the mental health difficulties that LGBTQ+ people experience.
Mental Health Stand
11am - 2pm Smokeys Café
on the Concourse
Tell us what Mental Health means to you, the good, bad and the in between.
Wednesday, October 11th
Rise and Shine –
Yoga & Mental Health
7.30am - 9am, The View, Áras na Mac Léinn
For all the yoga fanatics out there and all the people who have never tried yoga before in their lives, join us for a yoga morning! It's a great way
to start your day on a positive note and to make you feel energised.
Coming Out Day Exhibition
12pm - 4pm, Áras na Mac Léinn Foyer
A look at the thoughts and words of LGBTQ+ members as they illustrate and celebrate their coming-out process. E-mail if you’ve any contributions; photos, words, art, any type of self expression are accepted.
1pm - 2.30pm, The Hub, Áras na Mac Léinn
TradSoc have always been good at looking out for each other and doing things together. They are hosting a session to spread the joy!
1pm - 2pm, Wednesday
Art Room, Áras na Mac Léinn
Take-away mug decorating workshop
Cumann de Barra Society
Tea and Chats
6pm - 6.30pm, Black Desk, Áras na Mac Léinn
Anyone is invited to come along and have a cup of tea and be able to have a face to face chat. Small things can have a big impact on our mental health!
Create a Collage
to help you visualise your positive future!
6 - 7pm or 7.15 - 8.15pm, AC203, The Concourse
Learn to create meaningful works of art using magazines, scissors and glue and develop visual images to keep you focused on your goals.
It’s Free! Book:
Psychological Society & Filmsoc
'Silver Linings Playbook'
7pm, O'Flaherty Theatre, The Concourse
Bradley Cooper co-stars in the film that earned Jennifer Lawrence an Oscar for Best Actress.
Trans Safe Space
7pm - 8pm,
Get in contact with GiG Soc for venue.
Closed event for Trans and Trans Questioning only.
Coming Out Celebration
7 - 9pm, IT202, I.T. Building
A fun get-together for all LGBTQ+ people and Allies to celebrate who they are, whether 'out of the closet' or finding their way. Music, fun games,
and great company. Don’t miss the
Thursday, October 12th
Best Buddies Society
Best Buddies Friendship Board
11am - 1pm, Áras na Mac Léinn Foyer
Best Buddies encourage students to write on the board what friendship means to them and the importance of having good and supportive friends, especially when going through difficult times.
Add a Buddy to your Tea
with Ability West
11am - 1pm, The Hub, Áras na Mac Léinn
Something as simple as going for a cup of tea with a friend can positively impact your well-being! Service users from Ability West will be at the event.
Little Things to Make you Smile
12pm - 2pm, Áras na Mac Léinn Foyer
Free Goodie bags will be given out containing info on Mental Health services on campus, gym and club passes, plus food & drink vouchers.
Student Connect's Colour Run!
2pm - 3pm, Field across from the Kingfisher Gym
Student Connects brings to you a fun and colourful event. Run/dance/party option! €2 per entry pay on the day. Proceeds go to JIGSAW.
Make your own Juggling Balls
6pm, Áras Uí Chathail Lecture Theatre
Circus Soc believe that creativity and expression are really good ways to improve your mental health. So this week they are getting hands on and you can come along to make your own juggling balls with bright colours!
Suicide Intervention & Prevention
6.30pm - 7.30pm Larmor Theatre, The Concourse
Mary O'Sullivan (Officer for Suicide Prevention,
HSE West) will speak about intervention and prevention and the ways we can educate ourselves in this sensitive topic.
Comedy & Writers Society
Laughs to Lighten the Load
8pm – 9.30pm, Larmor Theatre, The Concourse
Comedy showcase and open mic, come and have
a laugh with us!
Activists Self Care Workshop
7pm, AC201, The Concourse
Talk on the 8th Amendment and how it affects Mental Health.
The Different Routes to Happiness
7pm - 8pm, Fottrell Theatre, Arts Millennium Building
Mike Hogan, a positive psychology lecturer, will give a talk on happiness followed by a Q and A.
St. Vincent de Paul society
Movie: The Perks of Being a Wallflower
8pm, IT250, I.T. Building
The film will be preceded by a talk about the importance of mental health by Fr. Ben Hughes.
Movie: Inside Out
8pm, Dillon Theatre, The Concourse
Growing up is tough. See the world from the Inside Out in the popular PIXAR animated film.