As part of Healthy Ireland, a Government-led initiative to improve health and wellbeing, Waterford Libraries will host a Healthy Ireland at your Library Video series, placing a focus on prevention, individual awareness and keeping people healthy for longer.
Throughout September, Waterford Libraries will deliver a Healthy Ireland online programme with contributions from healthcare professionals.
Coping with Grief and Loss – September 4th at 11am
Clare McKenna will talk to Mr. Breffni McGuinness, National Bereavement Development Specialist (workplace & community), National Hospice Foundation on coping with grief and loss. This video will be available to view on Waterford City and County Libraries Facebook Page.
Advice for Parents/Guardians of Young Children and Adolescents – September 11th / September 18th at 11am
Clare McKenna will talk to Mr. Peadar Maxwell, Senior Psychologist, HSE on Advice for Parents / Guardians of young children. On Saturday, September 18th at 11am, Mr. Peader Maxwell will discuss advice for parents / guardians of adolescents. These videos will be available to view on Waterford City and County Libraries Facebook Page.
Emotional Eating – September 25th at 11am
Clare McKenna will talk to Dr. Mary Hynes, Senior Psychologist, HSE on Emotional Eating. This video will be available to view on Waterford City and County Libraries Facebook Page.
For further information visit www.waterfordlibraries.ie
About Healthy Ireland at Your Library
Public libraries are currently delivering the nationwide Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme that will establish libraries as a valuable source within the community for health information.
Funding granted by Healthy Ireland has enhanced health and wellbeing book collections, and provides for staff training and events.
The Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme will continue to build on this and contribute to improving the health, wellbeing, and overall quality of life of communities and individuals at all life stages.