Codes, And So I Watch You From Afar, Dark Room Notes and Le Galaxie all play First Fortnight 2011 at The Button Factory on January 15th in support of Amnesty International Ireland & See Change.
First Fortnight, an arts-based mental health awareness project, takes place in the first two weeks of every year. This year’s gig is on Saturday 15th January in the Button Factory with Codes, And So I Watch You From Afar, Dark Room Notes and Le Galaxie. Doors are at 7:30pm, and tickets are available from www.firstfortnight.com.
Earlier in the day, Colm O’Gorman (Executive Director, Amnesty International Ireland), Liam Hayes (GAA star, journalist and author), Siobhan Barry (College of Psychiatry, Ireland) will be taking part in an afternoon discussion on the topic of ‘Have attitudes and behaviours towards people with mental health problems really changed?‘ at 1.30pm (admission is free).
See Change, the National Mental Health Stigma Reduction Partnership, is an alliance of organisations working together to bring about positive change in public attitudes and behaviour towards people with mental health problems.
Amnesty International Ireland, in partnership with See Change, the National Mental Health Stigma Reduction Partnership, is campaigning to challenge mental health prejudice and end discrimination. The campaign is asking everyone to play a part in challenging mental health prejudice in their everyday lives.