Empty Space

This is “I Viaggiatori” a sculpture by the artist Bruno Catalano, symbolizing the void created by leaving one’s country, one’s family, one’s people for another life.

Regari – Recovery College

REGARI recovery college are coming back to AIT this Winter.

For anyone who is not familiar with REGARI  they are a Recovery College which was established in Summer 2015. They are based in Roscommon town but offer recovery education across various sites in Roscommon and East Galway. They have offered sessions here in AIT over the last couple of years.

Students, staff, professionals or members of the community pay €5 registration fee and can attend as many sessions as they wish for that cost.

You can attend the sessions in Athlone IT, Roscommon Library or Ballinasloe Family Centre. A typical evening usually involves a 3 hour class on mental health/wellbeing topics. The sessions are co-produced and co-delivered by people with lived experience and mental health professionals.

The sessions in AIT this semester include:

  • Exploring sexuality
  • Eating Disorders
  • Discovering my spark
  • Overcoming fears and setbacks
  • Diagnosis, labels and mental health
  • Suicide in society
  • Psychology of wellbeing

All sessions are held in room D03 from 6-9pm during Sept/Oct/Nov – Registration will also be available on the night of the sessions.

Further info on the sessions can be found in the attachments

Lisa Hanlon ( lhanlon@ait.ie)

Healthy Campus Coordinator

Room D11, Athlone Institute of Technology, N37 HD68

‘ +353 (0)90 6468122  

Self Help: http://ait.libguides.com/positiveliving

Brochure AW19 PDF


National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) Course

National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) are offering two free places on their Safety, Health and Welfare course.

This course will run in AIT for 13 weeks from September 23.

The course runs on a Monday night 7-9 in AIT between now and Christmas.

Interviews planned for  Friday 13th September in a the LLL room E3202. Please have the application form filled out in advance.

Contact Dr Sean Reidy at sreidy@ait.ie.

More information on:

2019_NISO_Cert_Bro_AIT_Autumn_A4 (002)

Doll Course Application Form 2019