National Conference on Sport Aiding Mental Health


May is the Month of Mental Health Awareness and Mayor of Donegal Cllr. Frank McBrearty Jnr is hosting the National Conference on Sport Aiding Mental-Health (SAM).


This conference will be chaired by well known RTE presenter Miriam O’Callaghan and includes a list of special guest speakers including Minister for State Kathleen Lynch TD and Jim McGuinness.  There will be a number of discussions with expert panelists including Dr. Tony Bates founding Director of Headstrong the National Centre for Youth Mental Health, Charlie McHugh, well known Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist along with a number of sports personalities including Patsy McGonagle, Anne-Marie McDaid, Myles Sweeney and Anne-Marie Ward.  The conference will also include exhibitions and stands from numerous groups and organisations that are providing services and supports throughout the country.


The National Conference on Sport Aiding Mental-Health (SAM) will take place on


Friday 31 May 2013


from 9.30am to 4.30pm


in Finn Suite, Jacksons Hotel, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal


Everyone is welcome and although the conference is free, booking is essential.  To book your place email  or call 074 91 53900.


For more information on the SAM Conference click here

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