Slieve Donard Trek 2018
Scale Northern Ireland's highest mountain and show your support for AWARE and to mark World Mental Health Day 2018. Reaching heights of 850 metres amazing views are promised at the top, weather permitting!
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.
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.
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 Full, Mental Health First Aid and Mindfulness.