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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.


Students’ Union

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




GiG Society
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.


Students Union
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

Slainte Society

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.


GiG Society

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.


Trad Society

Lunchtime Session

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!


Students’ Union

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!


Student Counselling

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

Movie Night:
'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.


Best Buddies

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.

Psychological Society

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

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.

Circus Society

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!

Sláinte Society

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!

Choice Soc

Activists Self Care Workshop
& Vigil

7pm, AC201, The Concourse

Talk on the 8th Amendment and how it affects Mental Health.

Psychologial Society

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.


Students Union

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.

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