Community Theatre Project exploring HIV disclosure, stigma, and empowerment at The Abbey Theatre
Nov17

Community Theatre Project exploring HIV disclosure, stigma, and empowerment at The Abbey Theatre

The Abbey Theatre’s Community and Education Department are inviting people living with HIV to participate in a number of talking sessions and drama workshops around the themes of stigma, disclosure, and empowerment. The results of this research and conversation will later be shaped into a live performance and then performed in The Abbey Theatre, the National Theatre of Ireland. This free community project is being facilitated by...

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GOOD MOOD FESTIVAL 2016
Jun09

GOOD MOOD FESTIVAL 2016

GOOD MOOD FESTIVAL 2016 Saturday 11th June 2016 12-6pm Outhouse, Capel St. Dublin 1. A day long festival of learning, meeting new people, sharing ideas and stories of how we can look after our mental health. Sometimes life can be tough; why not take some time, in a relaxed atmosphere to mind yourself? The GOOD MOOD FESTIVAL takes place over the three floors of Outhouse and is COMPLETELY FREE: Food workshops and demonstrations with the...

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Thanks for tuning in!
Jul23

Thanks for tuning in!

Thanks to those who attended the live streaming event on Tuesday.  Richard offered some thought provoking and helpful tips on looking after mental health and fielded some questions from members.  He has agreed to do it again in the near future for those that missed it – we’ll give all members good notice as soon as we have the date.

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Looking after your mental health: LIVE STREAM!
Jul21

Looking after your mental health: LIVE STREAM!

Tune in at 7pm on Thursday 23rd July 2015 for the first in our series of live streaming talks Looking After Your Mental Health: Common Challenges faced by PLWHIV. The talk will last about half an hour, with plenty of time for questions and answers. The talk will be given by Richard Boyle, MIICHP.  Richard has been one of the counsellors in HIV Ireland for nearly twenty years and provides training workshops for counsellors who want to...

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To tell or not to tell…
May26

To tell or not to tell…

A large survey of people attending HIV clinics in the UK has found that those individuals who chose not to disclose their HIV status to other people were no more likely to suffer from depression or anxiety, to have difficulty adhering to antiretroviral therapy or to have worse HIV outcomes, the British HIV Association conference in Brighton, UK, was told last week. Find out more about the...

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