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Sunday 25 August 2019

GROW facts

There are currently five GROW groups in County Wexford.

In the south-east area, 77 people attended GROW meetings between January and March 2012.

The telephone number of the south east regional office of GROW is (056) 7761624 and their office can be found at Ormonde Home, Barrack St., Kilkenny.

The GROW information line is 1890 474 474.

Last Friday, July 13, GROW hosted its inaugural Day Of Celebration to mark the birthday of its founder, the late Dr. Con Keogh.

Members of GROW throughout the south-east marked the day in different ways.

In Gorey, a group launched candles in small paper boats from the beach.

GROW is a nondenominational , confidential and anonymous service.

There are no fees or dues, but people do give voluntary contributions.

GROW is part funded by the HSE but also relies heavily on fundraising activities.

GROW's Nationwide Flag Day takes place on October 10, 2012, which is also World Mental Health Day.

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