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St Patrick’s Mental Health -Walk in my Shoes: Wellbeing Wake Up | Mindfulness and relaxation practice

“Mindfulness isn’t difficult. We just need to remember to do it.” Sharon Salzberg. Enhance your morning routine, increase your attention, and focus and improve your overall wellbeing with a beautiful, guided mindfulness workshop from Debbie Van Tonder of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services. This practice formed part of our WIMS Live 2020 programme: for more …
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St Patrick’s Mental Health -Walk in my Shoes: Supporting Someone with a Mental Health Difficulty: Advice from Mental Health Professionals

When a person in your life is going through a mental health difficulty, knowing how you can best support them can feel like a bit of a puzzle at first.
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St Patrick’s Mental Health- Walk in My Shoes: Notice 5 Things

This exercise will help you slow down and engage with what is happening around you.
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St Patrick’s Mental Health- Walk in My Shoes: Leaves on a Stream

This exercise will help you notice your thoughts and then let them go.
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St Patrick’s Mental Health- Walk in My Shoes: Dropping the Anchor

This exercise will help you learn how to ground yourself in the present moment
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St Patrick’s Mental Health- Walk in My Shoes: Mindfulness of the breath

An effective method to introduce mindfulness and meditation into your classroom is to engage in a mindfulness of the body, relaxation exercise. This exercise can be repeated regularly and is a core mindfulness skill.
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St Patrick’s Mental Health- Walk in My Shoes: Body Scan

An effective method to introduce mindfulness and meditation into your classroom is to engage in a mindfulness of the body, relaxation exercise.
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COVID-19 and Mental Health

The current challenges brought about by COVID-19 for people all around the globe have caused fear, anxiety, and uncertainty for so many of us. It’s important to understand you are not alone in how you are feeling right now, and there are practical, healthy ways to help cope with these emotions. Expand the description to …
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Mental Illness Education for Kids

A short video to explain mental illness and stop the stigma surrounding mental illnesses early. Music by Steven O’Brien
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Where can Families Start? Supporting a Child or Youth with Mental Health Challenges

When a child or youth is experiencing a mental health challenge, knowing where to get help can be a challenge. This video, Where can Families Start? Supporting a Child or Youth with Mental Health Challenges – Part 1, describes BC’s mental health system and outlines four different professionals families can connect with if they are …
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Imagine There Was No Stigma to Mental Illness | Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman | TEDxCharlottesville

Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman, Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at Columbia University and past President of the American Psychiatric Association, envisions that breaking down the barrier which arises from our stigmatizing mental health would result in better treatment for millions of individuals. Jeffrey Lieberman has devoted his life to the study and treatment of mental illness. …
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