Note: CommunityMinds™ is a community initiative aimed at facilitating individuals to engage in conversation around mental health. It does not provide counselling services and does not propose any of the individuals listed on this website or its social media pages, as anything other than ordinary citizens in the community who volunteer themselves as being available to simply “talk” to those in need.
I decided I wanted to become a part of Community Minds after reading an article on social media so IRead more.
I joined Community Minds to gain knowledge from the Mental Health FIrst Aid course and thus be there for anyoneRead more.
I spotted the Community Minds Facebook page when it started and thought what a fantastic idea. Having suffered from anxietyRead more.
I first heard about the Community Minds initiative through a Facebook post and instantly thought it was a great idea,Read more.
As I believe each person should be empowered to live their best life possible and no-one is an island, IRead more.
I got involved with community minds as I believe mental health issues can not always be solved on a MondayRead more.
As a forty year sufferer of the auld black dog who’s now in a reasonably good place, I really wantedRead more.
I found the idea of community minders fitted into my own ethos that the key to good mental health inRead more.
I signed up to Community Minds so I could develop more skills sensitive to supporting people living with mental ill-healthRead more.
When I had my first panic attack, about 17 years ago, I had never heard of them and was terrified.Read more.
Nicola Haverty Conway
I joined Community Minds as I believe change happens at local level. This group takes real people and makes themRead more.
The reason I joined community minds was to promote and make everyone more aware about mental health issues. We areRead more.
Katie Browne O’Neill
All of us will be touched by mental health difficulties in life – weather that’s you or somebody you know.Read more.
I am a mediator, and a trained negotiator, with the capacity to listen, to hear what is being said, andRead more.
I signed up to community minds to help create an environment that is based on understanding and care. I believeRead more.
I have joined CM so I can easily bridge the gap between the people who need help and the professionalRead more.
Patrick O Sullivan
I don’t believe there is anyone who has not in some way been touched by mental health problems. So iRead more.
I joined Community Minds so that I could stop saying I don’t know what to do when someone asked forRead more.
Bridie Kelly Doyle
My reason for doing MHFA course and joining Community Minds was to gain skills to help others to the bestRead more.
I joined Community Minds to help support loved ones, friends, colleagues and people who are experiencing mental health problems. IRead more.
Joining Community Minds was both accidental and gift for me. By expressing interest in a Mental Health First Aid course,Read more.
There are many influencing factors which led me to joining Community Minds. Most importantly, I wanted to contribute to aRead more.
The reason I joined Community minds is i feel that the systems in place just don’t seem to be working.Read more.
Having worked in the health food industry for many years I am constantly coming into contact with people who areRead more.
I joined Community Minds, as for the past few years I have heard and read such a lot in theRead more.
I decided to become involved with community minds to raise awareness regarding mental health and to work as a groupRead more.
I joined Community Minds because I believe that if people talked to each other more, face to face, without technologyRead more.
The reason I joined Community Minds is to have a better understanding on how I might be able to helpRead more.