Aware Webinars & Lectures

Our monthly webinars feature expert speakers on a range of topics connected to mental health. Originally the Aware Lecture Series took place in person in Dublin, now the Aware Webinar Series take place online, meaning you can log in from anywhere and watch live. You can register for an upcoming webinar below or watch or listen back to our past releases.

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08 May

Perinatal Mental Health

In this webinar on perinatal mental health we explore the complexities of emotional wellbeing during...
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10 Apr

Understanding Anxiety & Worry

For our April webinar we were joined by by Michael Ledden, Psychotherapist and Founder of Anxiety Ireland...
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13 Mar

Bipolar Disorder: Journey to Diagnosis

Ahead of World Bipolar Day on March 30th, this webinar looks at how bipolar disorder is diagnosed, &...
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14 Feb

A Compassion Focused Approach to Depression

For our February webinar, we were joined by by Dr Katie Baird, Psychologist and founder of the Irish...
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10 Jan

Investing in Your Mental Health: A Compassionate Approach

At a time when we are bombarded by overwhelming ‘New Year, New You’ type narratives, this webinar takes...
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13 Dec

The Benefits of Peer Support in Managing Depression

Our December webinar looked at the benefits of peer support in managing depression and bipolar disorder.
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08 Nov

Exploring Anxiety

For our August webinar, we were joined by by Senior Psychologist and host of ‘Unspoken’ podcast, Dr Clodagh...
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11 Oct

Exploring mental health across the lifespan

As part of Aware Mental Health Week, we spoke with Dr Cian Ahern, Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Manager...
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13 Sep

Managing Mental Illness in the Workplace - A Practical Approach

Our September webinar looked at mental illness in the workplace, providing a very practical approach...
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09 Aug

The Power Threat Meaning Framework: Understanding mental health difficulties within the context of psychological & social factors

For our August webinar we're delighted to be joined by Dr Lucy Johnstone, Consultant Clinical Psychologist...
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12 Jul

The impact of chronic illness on psychological wellbeing

Our July webinar focuses on the impact of of chronic illness on psychological wellbeing. We're joined...
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14 Jun

Men's Mental Health for Men's Health Week

We're delighted to be joined in our webinar for Men's Health Week related to men's mental health, by...
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10 May

The Impact of Relationships on Physical and Mental Health

Our May webinar focuses on the impact of relationships on physical and mental health. We're joined by...
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09 Jun

Upcoming Aware Webinars

Find out about, and register for, upcoming webinars on a range of topics connected to mental health.
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12 Apr

The gut-brain axis: How diet can be used in association with conventional therapies to improve outcomes

The Aware Webinar Series April theme is on 'The gut-brain axis' and features guest contributor Dr Ted...
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08 Mar

Bipolar Disorder & Me

This month’s webinar features a panel of lived experience experts sharing their perspectives of living...
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08 Feb

Mental Health and Disability: Minding Your Mood

Aware Webinar Series February theme is 'Mental Health & Disability: Minding Your Mood
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11 Jan

Exploring Eating Disorders & Mental Health

The eating disorder and the road to recovery may be different for everyone, but a key message is that...
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14 Dec

Managing our mental health while being a long way from home

This webinar speaks to some of the experiences of migrants and refugees living in Ireland.
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09 Nov

Mindfulness: What is it and how can it help?

This webinar Mindfulness: What is it and how can it help? starts with a short mindfulness exercise, to...
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12 Oct

Bipolar disorder & depression: Managing as best we can

This webinar Bipolar disorder & depression: Managing as best we can looks at how we can best look...
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14 Sep

The impact of alcohol on our mental health

This webinar The impact of alcohol on our mental health looks at developing awareness of our level of...
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17 Aug

Beyond trauma: A space to heal and grow

This webinar Beyond trauma: A space to heal and grow focusses on early life trauma including adult survivors...
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13 Jul

Perinatal Mental Health Webinar

This webinar Perinatal Mental Health discusses all different types of mental health difficulties women...
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08 Jun

Mental Health in the LGBTI+ Community

This webinar Mental Health in the LGBTI+ Community looks at the complexity and unique challenges the...
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11 May

Issues concerning young people, focusing on mental health

This webinar Issues concerning young people, focusing on mental health looks at key concerns for young...
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13 Apr

The link between social anxiety and depression

Looking at the the link between the two, how to recognise social anxiety & steps to address it.
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09 Mar

Living Well With Bipolar Disorder

This month’s webinar is on the theme of bipolar disorder in honour of World Bipolar Day on Wednesday...
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09 Feb

How depression and bipolar disorder can impact on relationship challenges

Looking at relationships and the challenges that can sometimes arise due to the impact of depression...
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12 Jan

Nutrition & Nurturing Mental Health

Focusing on on the particular nutrients that can positively impact our wellbeing.
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08 Dec

Shining a light on depression in winter

This webinar discusses depression in the winter months and touches on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)...
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10 Nov

In conversation: Young adults, mental health & resilience

Mental health and resilience amongst young adults in the last 18 months or so, including some helpful...
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06 Oct

Coping with Depression

Looks at at what are some helpful steps and resources available if we are experiencing depression.
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08 Oct

Depression & Me: Personal Perspectives

Brianna & David share their experiences of depression and how they manage their mental health today.
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04 Oct

Back to Basics: Recognising Depression

This webinar looks at how we recognise depression, how it presents and how we figure out if we are experiencing...
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08 Sep

Supporting the supporter

Looks at the experiences of, and supports available to, someone who is supporting a loved one who experiences...
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11 Aug

Building resilience in our children & young people

This webinar looks at what impacts are facing young people today and the approaches available to supporting...
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05 Aug

Supporting Ourselves As We Move Forward

Looking at how people are feeling and challenges we face as society reopens and we return to the workplace.
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14 Jul

Brain imaging & mood: The role of the brain in mental health

Looking at how the brain develops and changes, and how it informs our understanding of mood disorders.
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09 Jun

A conversation with men about men's health

An open discussion about men’s mental health and the associated stigma men can often feel.
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12 May

Let’s Talk About Menopause

Discussing what occurs, the impact of hormonal changes, managing symptoms and impact on mental health.
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13 Apr

Exploring Grief & Depression

Discussing the role of grief, how it differs from depression and supporting children in grief.
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10 Mar

Living well with bipolar disorder

This webinar features experts and personal experiences in honour of World Bipolar Day - 30 March.
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10 Feb

The role of medication in mental health

Looking at medication’s role in mental health management, common side effects and the long term impacts.
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13 Jan

New Year, New You: Prioritising Our Mental Health

Looking at links between physical & mental health, alcohol & mental health, as well as the role of compassion.
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25 Nov

Developing Resilience & Coping Skills Within the Context of Covid-19

Looking at our collective and individual responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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08 Oct

The Wellness Session: Living Well for Body & Mind

This webinar looked at how to navigate new ways of working and proactively look after our mental health.
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06 Oct

Understanding & Managing Mental Health in Uncertain Times

Looking at the impact of the pandemic on existing mental health conditions and new vulnerable groups.
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12 Feb

Stopping Youth Mental Health Stigma

Discussing stigma, bias and discrimination experienced by children & adolescents, with a focus on mental...
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08 Jan

Perinatal Mental Health

Discussing the perinatal period (conception - 12 months) and its impact on mental health.
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Additional Lectures from Aware

To watch or listen to further webinars from Aware, please click on a playlist below for a selection of videos.

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