Mental illness is a growing phenomenon in the developed world with an estimated 25% of people experiencing mental health problems at some stage of their lives. GROW was first introduced to Ireland in 1969 and is now the country's largest self-help movement in the area of mental health with a network of 135 groups.

Beneficiary ProjectThe GROW Regional Support Unit in Limerick provides very valuable counselling, information and prevention services in relation to the alleviation and prevention of mental health. Funding will enable: the relocation of the Unit to new offices in Limerick City extending the services to schools, parents and the local community in the region