Drogheda Creative Writers Group are organising several poetry events over the next few months the first of which is to mark World Mental Health Day.
The Poetry event, it’s called Standing Proud, will be on Thursday 5th October at 12pm in Highlanes Gallery.
World Mental Health Day is actually on 10th October and it is a day for all of us to come together with friends, families and colleagues to raise awareness, drive positive change and to support those who are struggling with their mental health.
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Drogheda Creative Writers will perform poems on Thursday 5th October on the stigma of mental illness, its impact on our communities and how words can lift us to stand proud and to check in on someone you care about.
“Everyone is very welcome to join us at this free event to listen to poetry, have a chat and a cup of tea” said a spokesperson for the group.