Events

May 2016 Support Groups

Face-to-face support groups (18+) for May 2016 are as follows:     Dublin City: Wednesday, May 4th & Wednesday, May 18th (One group for people with eating disorders, and another for family and friends, on both dates) – 7:30pm Dublin: Wednesday, May 4th (TCD Students only). Note, this group starts at 6pm. Groups are free […]

Minding the Mind Public Lecture: April 18th

On April 18th, there is a free talking on recovery from eating disorders in Saint John of God Hospital, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin. Speakers: Jane O’ Riordan, Senior Occupational Therapist and Una Bennett, Staff Nurse The event takes place from 8-9:30pm

April 2016 Support Groups

Face-to-face support groups (18+) for April 2016 are as follows:     Dublin City: Wednesday, 6th April & Wednesday, 20th April (One group for people with eating disorders, and another for family and friends, on both dates) – 7:30pm Dublin: Wednesday, 6th April (TCD Students only). Note, this group starts at 6pm. Groups are free […]

February 27th – National Eating Disorders Conference

          #edconf16 Saturday, February 27th, 2016 Keynote Speakers: Prof. Megan Jones, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Stanford University, California Topic ‘New Technologies in the Prevention and Treatment of Eating Disorders’ Prof. Donal O’Shea, Consultant Endocrinologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. When and Where: 09:30-16:30 (registration is from 9am) St. Patrick’s University […]

Eating Disorders Awareness Evening – February 24th

An open evening for young people and families affected by eating disorders. On the evening, Prof. Fiona McNicholas will be joined by a panel of guests including Dr. Cliodhna O’Connor, Dr. Lesley O’Hara, Harriet Parsons and Ivan Sisk who will share their experiences and perspectives on eating disorders. The evening will also be of interest […]

January 2016 – Overshadowed in conjunction with Bodywhys

As part of the First Fortnight festival, Bodywhys is supporting Overshadowed written by Eva O’ Connor (Sunday’s Child Theatre). It tells the story of Imogene, a young woman who develops an eating disorder and the subsequent impact on her school life, family and relationships. The play runs from January 6th-9th, 2016. Click here to book […]

Free Information Evening on Eating Disorders in Sligo

When: Wednesday, 21st October, 7:30pm Where: Canis Major Clarion Hotel Speakers: Dr. Edmond O’ Mahony, Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Lead Eating Disorders Mary Harron, Eating Disorders Practitioner Jacinta Hastings, CEO, Bodywhys

Free talk: Eating Disorders and Depression – The Link

        A lecture by Harriet Parsons, Services Co-ordinator at Bodywhys. When: February 11th Where: Lecture Theatre, Swift Centre, St. Patrick’s University Hospital, James’s St., Dublin 8. Time: 7.30pm With thanks to Aware Ireland.

Kilkenny Course – PiLaR: Peer Led Resilience

Are you supporting a family member with an eating disorder in the South East region? Bodywhys and Carlow, Kilkenny and South Tipperary Mental Health Services invite you to attend a free 4 week programme for families and friends. When and Where: Commencing on Wednesday, 25th February, 2015. 7:30pm-9:30pm. Loughboy Parish Centre, Loughboy, Kilkenny Booking: Places […]

Listening Meetings: Arklow & Wexford

Tell us what you think about the mental health services  Do you use mental health services or are you significantly involved in the life of someone who does? Do you have something to say about your experience that you want the people who design, plan and deliver mental health services to hear? Paddy McGowan, interim […]