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Health and Wellbeing

Angie from TASC with a message for World Mental Health Day.

Actor Kerri Quinn shares with us how small acts of kindness and giving, doesn’t have to cost anything. Kerri also reflects on the importance of reaching out for support if people are struggling to cope as we mark World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10 October.


Annette Kelly from Little Penny Thoughts reminds us about the importance of continuous learning and exploring new things. Learning is an important element to maintaining a good mental wellbeing.  


Melanie Breslin from The Baking Mind shares with us the need to take notice of our thoughts and feelings to promote positive mental and emotional wellbeing.


Former Gaelic football player, Oisín McConville, explains the importance of keeping active as one of the steps we can take to look after our mental wellbeing.


Siobhan O’Neill, the Interim Mental Health Champion for Northern Ireland shared with us the focus for this week, CONNECT, as one of the steps we can take daily to care for ourselves.


Sometimes, when in distress, reaching out and making that first call is difficult. Lifeline crisis counsellor Ben McCallum talks through what to expect when you call Lifeline for the first time.