Supporting Youth Mental Health in Donegal

Mind your Melon is a mental health campaign promoting positive mental health to young people in Donegal through a programme of events, activities, competitions and online content. Here you will find information on upcoming events, how you can get involved and mental health supports available to you.

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Mind your Melon Mental Health Campaign

How to

Get Involved

Enter competitions, share on our wellness wall and explore our community orchards.

Art Competition

If you are a Transition Year, 5th or 6th Year student or attend a Youthreach in Donegal then you can enter our exciting new Art Competition, in partnership with Jigsaw Donegal.

Community Orchards

Find out more about our Community Orchards, developed and planted by young people, promoting positive mental health in their communities.

Wellness Wall

Share something you do that makes you feel good or cheers you up when you are feeling down on our Wellness Wall, for a chance to win a gift voucher.


Our Videos


Supports & Services

Asking for help is a sign of strength. Here are some amazing organisations offering support and information for young people.

Text 50808

Text 50808 is a free 24/7 text service, where you connect with a trained Crisis Volunteer. The Crisis Volunteer will introduce themselves, reflect on what you’ve said, and invite you to share at your own pace. You’ll text back and forth, only sharing what you feel comfortable with.
Text DLMH to 50808


Childline is open every day and is for all children and young people up to the age of 18 in Ireland.


Created by

Mind your Melon was developed by Donegal mental health charity Connect Mental Health in partnership with Jigsaw Donegal, Foróige and Donegal Local Development CLG.


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