2017 Public Lecture Series – All welcome, no need to book. Beginning Wednesday 15th March at 7pm in room HG20 School of Nursing and Human Sciences.  Suggestion donation of €5-€10 , proceeds will be donated to a mental health charity.




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PuPublin Lecture Series DCUblic Lecture Series 2016 -Understanding Mental Health

The School of Nursing and Human Sciences are running a Public Lecture Series on the theme ‘Understanding Mental Health’.  

The fourth lecture in this series will be given by Dr. Gerry Moore on Wednesday 13th April at 7pm in the School of Nursing and Human Sciences on the topic:

Substance use and abuse.

See below details of the full series of lectures and please circulate widely among your networks and communities.







Design a logo for Ireland’s newest Recovery College

€200.00 (one for all voucher) for the winning logo.

We would like you to help us design a logo for Dublin North, North East Recovery College.

What is the Dublin North, North East Recovery College?

Dublin North, North East Recovery College provides empowering and transformative education courses to contribute towards wellbeing and recovery in relation to the mental health of the local community. The courses are co-produced by people with lived experience of mental ill health and practitioners of different specialties. The courses are co-delivered using local community resources and buildings and can be accessed by anyone in the community. The Recovery College will offer a safe neutral space to engage in an emancipatory education process. The courses are designed to support people to be the driver in their own recovery education, facilitating each person to identify goals and ambitions whilst giving the confidence, skills and support to access other opportunities.

Where did the idea of Recovery Colleges come from?

Originating in the United States and United Kingdom, the recovery college model expands the range of options for supporting individual recovery through the application of educational theory to established theory and practice about recovery.

Who is involved in the Dublin North, North East Recovery College? 

The Dublin North East Recovery College is a partnership project between Dublin City University, Dublin North East Mental Health Services and Regional Centre for Nurse Education and is supported by Dublin North Nursing & Midwifery Planning & Development Unit. The Recovery College will have strong roots and connections in the community.

Themes that might be useful to include.

  • Hope
  • Recovery
  • Emancipatory education
  • Community
  • Co-production
  • Wellbeing 

Closing date for receiving entries is 20th May 2016 5.00 pm.  Please send the logo with an explanation note and the people involved to:-

Catherine Timmins, Healthy Living Centre (HLC)
School of Nursing & Human Sciences
Dublin City University,
Dublin 9.

(Entries can be submitted in person or by post)

For further information please contact Martha Griffin at martha.griffin@dcu.ie