Community Resilience: My Mind Matters is a free seminar on mental health tomorrow at 7.30pm in the Devon Inn Hotel, Templeglantine, Limerick. Speakers include Irish Rugby Union player Alan Quinlan, pictured below, Christine Fitzgerald from Grow mental health support group and Dr Kieran Murphy. Tel: 061 314111. See also lssc.ie
Plastic surgeons Colin Morrison and Caitríona Lawlor will give a free public lecture tomorrow at 8pm on breast reconstruction following a mastectomy in St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Dublin 4. Booking at email@example.com or tel: 087 7958723.
EU drugs consultant Dr Des Corrigan will talk about illegal drugs, including potent strains of Irish-grown cannabis and new designer drugs to community awareness groups on Thursday, 9.30am-1.30pm in All Hallows College, Dublin. Cost €40/€30 for volunteers/students/unemployed. Booking on tel: 01-8783656 and cadaboutdrugs.ie.
Dr Martin Healy from the Fitzwilliam Food Test Clinic in Dublin will give a free public seminar on food intolerance on Saturday from 11am-1pm in the Blackrock Hall Primary Care Centre in Cork (near Mahon Point). Advance booking on 021- 4231166
All Our Fathers: Literature and Psychoanalysis in Dialogue with guest speaker Carlo Gébler is an exploration of the father from the perspective of the writer and the psychoanalyst. Saturday 9am-1.30pm in the Dublin Writers Museum, 18 Parnell Square, Dublin 1. Admission €25/€15. Advance booking advised on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pieta House’s chief executive/founder Joan Freeman speaks at a public meeting about the opening of a Pieta House suicide and self-harm crisis centre in Cork, at the Imperial Hotel on Thursday, 7.30pm. St Catherine’s on Highfield Lawn in Bishopstown is being leased from the Sisters of Mercy and the centre may open by the end of 2012.