13 November 2017
On Friday 3rd November AWARE (the national depression charity for NI) and Royal Jubilee Maternity Services joined together to introduce the Mood Matters Parent and Baby...
09 November 2017
Could you spare 2 hours of your time this Christmas to help AWARE?
AWARE are seeking passionate and enthusiastic volunteers to join them this December at a number of Christmas fundraising events across NI. These include street and store collections, and Christmas...
24 October 2017
AWARE has been announced as Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall’s first official nominated charity. AWARE is the leading depression charity for NI and works exclusively for people with depression and bipolar disorder.
Funds raised will help AWARE continue to develop its...
16 October 2017
All AWARE courses have been postponed today (Monday 16 October 2017) due to the severe weather warning. The AWARE offices will also be closed from 11:30am today.
11 October 2017
Newtownabbey gym, Pure Gym has announced a new fundraising partnership with local mental health charity, AWARE. The partnership will make an effort to make a real difference in helping the charity support and educate more people on the illness of depression in North Belfast and...
10 October 2017
Today is World Mental Health Day and with the theme of ‘Mental Health in the Workplace,’ Northern Irelands national depression charity has said that the rates of depression in Northern Ireland are the highest in the UK - with the overall prevalence of mental illness an...
20 September 2017
Lace up your walking shoes and step out to support AWARE in Omagh next month. AWARE is encouraging local people to sign up and participate in their annual fundraising AWARE Mood Walk in Omagh taking place on Sunday 1 October 2017 Registration...
20 September 2017
AWARE – the national depression charity for Northern Ireland has today reacted to the latest study from UCL Institute of Education and the University of Liverpool which was published with the National Children’s Bureau. The study shows that a quarter of girls and one in 10 boys show...
13 September 2017
Terence ‘Banjo’ Bannon who scaled the heights of Mount Everest in 2003 is urging people to support AWARE at their annual Slieve Donard Trek taking place on Saturday 7 October 2017. AWARE is the national depression charity for Northern Ireland and will hold their annual...
12 September 2017
It is with deep regret that AWARE announce that they have had to cancel the ‘Kaz Hawkins and friends - Sing for AWARE’ concert which was due to take place on Friday 22 September at the Belfast Waterfront.
The concert in which Kaz Hawkins was to headline, joined...
04 September 2017
The AWARE Mood Walk is coming up on Friday 8 September 2017 at 6pm and the depression charity is encouraging local people to help mark World Suicide Prevention Day by registering for this Mood Walk.
The AWARE Mood Walk is a great opportunity to bring together as...
29 August 2017
AWARE - the national depression charity for Northern Ireland has today announced the opening of their third weekly Support Group in the Waterside area of Londonderry. The Support Group which will run weekly from the Shared Future Centre on Irish Street will hold its first...
21 August 2017
AWARE is delighted to announce that we are opening a new Support Group in Derry/Londonderry in the Waterside area of the city. This will be the third group running in the city and will bring the total number of Support Groups in Northern Ireland to 25.
The details of the...
18 August 2017
The Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council, Councillor Maolíosa McHugh is inviting everyone to a free ‘Family Fun Day’ at the Foyle Arena on Friday 25th August.
The fun day will benefit and help raise awareness and funds for the Mayors’ chosen charity...
16 August 2017
AWARE call for more support for young people experiencing exam stress
AWARE, the national depression charity for Northern Ireland, believe that more support is needed for young people experiencing exam stress following a recent report from ChildLine which said that counselling...
31 July 2017
After the BBC Panorama Programme "A Prescription to Kill" AWARE would like to issue the following statement to provide reassurance and guidance to the many people we come into contact with daily who are using anti-depressant medication:
'Antidepressants play a key role in the...
17 July 2017
Multi award winning Browns Restaurant Group has announced a new partnership with AWARE – the national depression charity for Northern Ireland. The partnership will help AWARE make a real difference in supporting and educating more people on the illness of depression in the North West....
07 July 2017
AWARE – the national depression charity for Northern Ireland is hosting ‘Lough Neagh in a Bubble’ on Sunday 6 August - the first ever Zorbing event held on the shores of Lough Neagh. Whilst the River Lagan in Belfast is a familiar site for these giant zorbs, it has never happened on...
12 May 2017
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, AWARE Ambassador Kaz Hawkins has released a single she was written especially for AWARE entitled, 'Don't Slip Away.' The song is priced at a very modest £1.50 with the option to donate more if you wish. The proceeds from this song will go directly back...
11 May 2017
During Mental Health Awareness Week 2017, AWARE were featured on a special report by Jane Loughrey on Depression on UTV Live at 6pm.
The report featured Lindsay Robinson from 'Have You Seen That Girl?' talk about her own personal experience of postnatal depression and how it affected...