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Please vote for Befrienders Dublin in Better Together Video Competition!

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

Please click here to vote for Befrienders Dublin in the Better Together video competition. We could win €1000 which would help us continue our valuable work. The competition will also help to publicise our organisation and could help to recruit badly-needed volunteers. You can vote once a day. Voting closes at 5pm, 7th December 2016. […]

Befrienders Dublin needs you!

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Befrienders Dublin are looking for Volunteers (0ver 18) to support adults with Mental Health problems.  Full training is provided. As a befriender you are matched with a befriendee and meet with them on a regular basis (usually once a week). You can go for coffee,  go for walks or other mutually acceptable activity. Volunteer Training […]

Please Vote for Befrienders Dublin in Better Together Competition

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Click here for the Befrienders Dublin page in the Better Together Competition. Then click the ‘Vote now’ button above the video. The more regularly you vote (i.e. once a day between 24th September and 20th November) – and the more friends and family you also encourage to vote, the more chance we will have of […]

Depression as a barrier to employment

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

‘The problem is not that the unemployed are ‘allergic to work’. The problem is that there are too few decent jobs are being created, forcing people into long-term unemployment or emigration. The problem is that there is no inclusive recovery – and no amount of Ministerial slurs can mask that fact.’ Jimmy Kelly UNITE union. […]

‘I have experienced a mental illness’ – excellent piece by Journalist Derek Masterson

Monday, March 30th, 2015

I have experienced a mental illness. It’s not something to boast about. It’s not something to wear like a badge of honour. But it’s certainly NOT something to be ashamed of. Even in these allegedly enlightened times, mental illness carries a stigma. Too often it’s regarded as a character defect, a weakness to be despised. […]

Befrienders Beard-shaving Fundraiser – 11.03.15

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

On Wednesday March 11th 2015, The Befrienders mob tramped down to Cleary’s pub in Amiens Street to watch our friends and colleagues Tommy and Joseph get shorn of their facial hair to raise funds for us. Joseph was content to lose his beard, but on the night, Tommy decided to get his head-hair shaved off […]

Tommy and Joseph shave beards off for Befrienders Dublin!

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Our friends and co-workers Tommy O’Flaherty and Joseph Dunne are having their beards shaved off to raise funds for Befrienders Dublin. As you can see, Tommy’s is a fine growth indeed. His poor old chin will feel mighty naked! Joseph’s bristles are not quite as luxurious but then, he hasn’t been growing them as long. If […]

Shenanigans 2

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

Shenanigans 1

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

How to choose and protect your password

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

Protect your password Memorize your password, do not write it down. Do not share your password. Create a new account instead. Avoid using one password for all your logins. Don’t provide your password to someone for assistance unless you verify: 1.They need the password 2.They are who they say they are Avoid logging in from […]