Articles tagged with: Siobhan Doherty

  • 09 January 2017
    AWARE comments ahead of Prime Ministers speech today

    AWARE comments ahead of Prime Ministers speech today

    AWARE, the national depression charity for Northern Ireland has today welcomed the pledge from British Prime Minister, Theresa May to help more people with depression and reduce the number of suicides throughout the United Kingdom. The statement is expected to be today by the British Prime...
  • 14 December 2016
    Coping with depression during the holiday season

    Coping with depression during the holiday season

    It is Christmas time and most of us will be familiar with that famous song, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” But is it? Christmas is a time filled with parties, social gatherings and celebrations with family, friends and colleagues. But for people with depression, Christmas can...
  • 08 November 2016
    Splash your way into the New Year

    Splash your way into the New Year

    Splash your way into the New Year by taking part in the New Year Splash event on Newcastle Beach on Monday 2 January 2017. The splash event is an annual event organised by Northern Ireland’s national depression charity, AWARE with support from the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa. AWARE’s New...
  • 25 October 2016
    AWARE welcomes the findings of the Bengoa report

    AWARE welcomes the findings of the Bengoa report

    AWARE, the national charity for people with depression in Northern Ireland has today welcomed the report from Professor Bengoa and the subsequent vision published by the Minister for Health Michelle O’Neill. Minister O’Neill set out her vision, entitled, ‘Health and Wellbeing 2026:...
  • 10 October 2016
    FSU and AWARE Launch new initiative on World Mental Health Day

    FSU and AWARE Launch new initiative on World Mental Health Day

    The Financial Services Union is investing in the health of thousands of employees in the sector in a bid to promote positive mental wellbeing in the workplace. Today, on World Mental Health Day (October 10th), the Financial Services Union launched a two-year partnership with mental health...
  • 07 October 2016
    More and more people are being supported by AWARE

    More and more people are being supported by AWARE

    A charity that helps people with depression has today said that within the last year, they have delivered services to almost 30,000 people in Northern Ireland. AWARE was set up in 1996 to give support and advice to people with depression and has now expanded their services to deliver well-being...
  • 30 September 2016
    Females in Northern Ireland are more likely to show signs of mental health problems than males

    Females in Northern Ireland are more likely to show signs of mental health problems than males

    A recent study conducted by the NHS found that mental illness among young women in England has soared. The NHS study found that 12.6% of women aged 16-24 screened positive for PTSD, 19.7% self-harm and that 28.2% have a mental health illness. A similar study conducted in Northern Ireland using...
  • 14 September 2016
    Charities partner to deliver public talk on cancer and depression

    Charities partner to deliver public talk on cancer and depression

    Two of Northern Ireland’s leading charities, Action Cancer and AWARE with support from the Royal College of Psychiatrists in NI have teamed up to share their expertise in order to help and support people with cancer who are also struggling with depression. The impact of a cancer diagnosis can...
  • 11 November 2015
    AWARE launches first Mindfulness Day for Northern Ireland

    AWARE launches first Mindfulness Day for Northern Ireland

    Leading depression and mental health charity AWARE has launched Northern Ireland’s first Mindfulness Day and is encouraging us to be more mindful of each other, especially on November 10 from today onwards.   The event saw a range of people from the third sector and the business...

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