World Mental Health Day and World Homeless Day both fall on the 10th of October.
In 2020, Dublin Simon Community provided 3,115 Hours of 1:1 counselling for clients through Sure Steps Counselling.
Common issues among the clients of the Simon Sure Steps service are addiction, depression, bereavement, self-harm, suicidal ideation or other psychiatric conditions.
Dublin Simon Community Sure Steps Counselling Service supports clients who are exposed to homelessness to identify and connect to their inner strengths and develop psychological coping skills as a result of engaging with evidence based therapeutic counselling interventions and supports.
Please watch a Dublin Simon client recite his poem here: https://youtu.be/-_cDcHq_h7E