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1. Occupational Psychologist Paul Marsden sharing tips on how to deal with the stress of #COVID19 Healthy Ireland

Video on Dealing with Stress


2. Occupational Psychologist Paul Marsden offers some advice and information on how to get a good nights' sleep.

Video on getting a good night's sleep


3. Occupational Psychologist Paul Marsden talks to us about how to mental resilience to keep us in a strong and healthy frame of mind amid the stress that social distancing can bring about.

Video on building Mental Resilience



Cocooning video
We have added a video explaining cocooning which can be easily shared to our video resources.

15 minute of daily activity and fitness - running daily
In support of people cocooning at this time, RTE has launched a 15 minute programme to help older people to keep active at home. It will be broadcast daily on RTÉ One at 2.20pm. It will help viewers who are at home and some in self-isolation or cocooning and will offer tips, especially to older viewers, on how to keep healthy and happy.  Fitness 15 will be hosted Monday to Friday at 2.20 PM on with Ray Lally, the Today Show fitness expert, and Dáithí Ó Sé.

Mental Wellbeing Campaign
The campaign is running on all National and Local radio channels, as well as across social and digital platforms. The website is www.gov.ie/together and the hashtag is #Together.
The link to the radio ads is here: https://soundcloud.com/user-992575667/sets/getting-through-covid-19-together


Healthy Ireland at Your Library Services

Healthy Ireland at Your Library offers the following resources and services to library users in every branch in the county. 

Book stock

A comprehensive collection of books on health and wellbeing. Search our catalogue or have a download the Healthy Ireland Booklist
Healthy Ireland at Your library Book Collection


Online resources

New e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines are accessible in every library and by remote access. Visit http://www.westmeathcoco.ie/LibOnline and find out how to register with our online resources


Programmes and events

Talks, discussions and workshop health, mental health and health literacy.




Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 8/01/2020