• AWARE Mood Walks 2018

    Help us mark World Suicide Prevention Day by participating in an AWARE Mood Walk. We have Mood Walks coming up in Belfast, Omagh and Derry/L'derry. Click below to sign up

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  • AWARE Support Groups

    AWARE support groups are free to attend and are one of AWARE's key services, providing regular in-person support in communities across Northern Ireland. Click here to find your nearest support group.

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  • Living Life to The Full

    This is a programme which can make a big difference to your life. It can help you manage your feelings when you are stressed, worried or depressed and learn simple practical skills to help you cope with life’s challenges. Click here to see our range of Living Life to The Full open for applications.

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Welcome to the website of AWARE

AWARE is the depression charity for Northern Ireland.

A Derry-born charity, we now have two offices; one in Londonderry and a second office in Belfast. AWARE has an established network of 23 support groups in rural and urban areas across the country, which are run by our trained volunteers. Support groups welcome people with depression and bipolar disorder as well as carers for people with the illness. We also deliver Information Outreach sessions and attend community events to give more information about AWARE and our services.

AWARE deliver mental health and well being programmes into communities, schools, colleges, universities and workplaces. These programmes include our suite of Mood Matters programmes, Living Life to the FullMental Health First Aid and Mindfulness

Register your interest for Aware online support groups

AWARE also offer an online support group service. The group provides an opportunity to connect with others with similar experiences, to provide support and share information.

Latest News

Hollywood actor Liam Neeson lends his support to AWARE

Northern Ireland depression charity, AWARE has received the backing of Hollywood Actor Liam Neeson for their upcoming Mood Walks for World Suicide Prevention Day.  An AWARE Mood Walk is an...

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AWARE Newry Support Group now running weekly

AWARE, has announced that the Support Group they host in Newry is now running on a weekly basis. The Support Group, held in Ballybot House in the Cornmarket area of the City, will now...

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Maxol and AWARE NI ‘Top up by Ten’ this August

Maxol have launched their new initiative to help AWARE raise funds by asking motorists to donate 10p when stopping for fuel, or any other products, when in their stores nationwide. The...

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Randox announces mental health charity AWARE as Official Charity Partner

Global healthcare company Randox Laboratories has today announced mental health charity AWARE as one of its official charity partners for 2018/2019. The main depression charity for...

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