A free workshop to help lesbian and bisexual women in Cork manage their mental health will take place at Linc in Cork on Saturday 28 January.
The event is being run in conjunction with the suicide prevention charity, Suicide or Survive (SOS).
Caroline McGuigan, CEO of SOS said, “Being able to offer help and support to lesbian and bisexual women in Cork with the wellness workshop will help us to make a real difference.
“Our mental health is often brushed aside and there remains a huge stigma in our community around the challenges associated with our mental health,” she said.
“The wellness workshop helps to educate and empower people – to put them in a position to be able to provide support to anyone who feels that they struggling. We are delighted with the support of LINC in working with us to bring this programme to Cork,” she added.
The event will take place at Linc on 11A White Street from 10am to 5pm on Saturday 28 January.
To book a place, contact Toddy Hogan on 021-480 8600 or email email@example.com.
Meanwhile, this week also see Rainbow Week come to a close. The week featured a range of events and will see Garda Liaison Officer, Karl Griffin, deliver a workshop on LGBT Hate Crime on Thursday 19 January. The event will take place at 3pm at the O’Rahilly Building at UCC.
At 7pm, there will be a movie screening on the topic of hate crime at the Kane building.
Transphobia in the workplace will be discussed on Friday at 1pm in room ORB-G38.
Louise Hannon a trans woman, who won a court case for constructive dismissal will discuss her experience of Transphobia in the workplace and her activism since.
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