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11 December 2018
Belfast phone line disruption - 11 December

Belfast phone line disruption - 11 December

There will be disruption to the phone lines in the Belfast Office on Tuesday 11 December 2018. Our website at www.aware-ni.org has lots of information and details on Support Groups and Wellbeing Programmes. If you have an urgent enquiry, please phone the Derry/Londonderry office on 028 7126 0602....

04 December 2018
AWARE teams up with Foyle Women's Aid and the 24 hour Domestic and Sexual Violence

AWARE teams up with Foyle Women's Aid and the 24 hour Domestic and Sexual Violence

AWARE, the Depression Charity for Northern Ireland - has teamed up with Foyle Women's Aid and the 24 hour Domestic and Sexual Violence helpline to host a public talk in The Guildhall on Thursday 13 December from 9:30am – 1pm. The talk has been organised to raise awareness of the impact of...

29 November 2018
Maxol sets its sights on raising £20,000 this Christmas for AWARE

Maxol sets its sights on raising £20,000 this Christmas for AWARE

Maxol, Northern Ireland’s leading family-owned forecourt and convenience retailer, is looking to raise £20,000 this Christmas for its charity partner, AWARE – which provides support, education, and information, for people impacted by depression, bipolar disorder and mood related conditions...

13 November 2018
First Stop Solution NI ‘insure’ plenty of support for AWARE

First Stop Solution NI ‘insure’ plenty of support for AWARE

Portadown based financial services business, First Stop Solution NI has chosen Northern Ireland Depression Charity, AWARE as their new corporate charity partner.   Jim Smyth, Director of First Stop Solution NI said, “First Stop Solution NI is a family run, financial services...

09 November 2018
Charity Auction: Premium tickets for Ireland vs New Zealand

Charity Auction: Premium tickets for Ireland vs New Zealand

Pro Bono Choir giving you the chance to bid for premium tickets for Ireland vs New Zealand at Aviva Stadium AWARE is the nominated charity partner to receive money raised from the Christmas Concert of The Pro Bono Choir. Ahead of their concert, the choir are delighted to offer for auction two...

22 October 2018
Fundraising Concert in Cairnshill - 17 November 2018

Fundraising Concert in Cairnshill - 17 November 2018

This is a third party event organised to raise money for AWARE.     

08 October 2018
AWARE opening Support Group for young adults in Omagh

AWARE opening Support Group for young adults in Omagh

Northern Ireland depression charity, AWARE, is opening a new Support Group specifically for young adults aged 18 – 30 in Omagh. The group which will run weekly on a Thursday from Strule Arts Centre is open to anyone aged 18 – 30 and is totally free of charge. AWARE hope that by opening this...

09 September 2018
World Suicide Prevention Day: Robert shares his story

World Suicide Prevention Day: Robert shares his story

Today marks World Suicide Prevention Day, a day organised by the World Health Organisation to raise awareness around the globe that suicide can be prevented. AWARE has expressed their concern over the number of young people that have taken their life in Northern Ireland during the first quarter...

04 September 2018
AWARE hosting public talk in Letterkenny with Aware (RoI)

AWARE hosting public talk in Letterkenny with Aware (RoI)

Northern Ireland depression charity, AWARE has teamed up with Aware (RoI) to host a joint public talk in Letterkenny titled ‘Let’s Talk About It…A Conversation About Depression’, taking place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal on Thursday 13th September from 7-9pm...

27 August 2018
Derry-Londonderry AWARE Mood Walk officially launches

Derry-Londonderry AWARE Mood Walk officially launches

AWARE, the depression charity for Northern Ireland, is encouraging local people to sign up and participate in its annual fundraising AWARE Mood Walk supported by Marks & Spencer. Open to families, individuals, friends and colleagues, this year’s walk, which will take place on 9...

27 August 2018
AWARE holding public talk in Kircubbin - all welcome!

AWARE holding public talk in Kircubbin - all welcome!

Northern Ireland depression, charity AWARE is hosting a public talk in Kircubbin entitled, ‘Let’s talk about it, suicide and self-harm.’ The talk will be held in the Peninsula Healthy Living Partnership on Thursday 6 September 2018 at 10am and 7pm. Each of the talks will last approximately...

19 August 2018
AWARE 'teams' up with North Belfast Football Clubs in a bid to promote positive mental health

AWARE 'teams' up with North Belfast Football Clubs in a bid to promote positive mental health

The Northern Ireland depression charity, AWARE, has teamed up with Everglow Health and Wellbeing along with young men from Beann Mhádagháin Football Club and St Marys Football Club to mark World Suicide Prevention Day. The young men will complete a 5k or 10k AWARE Mood Walk on Sunday 9...

14 August 2018
Hollywood actor Liam Neeson lends his support to AWARE

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 annual fundraising event for the charity in which participants walk either 5k or 10k and raise money...

13 August 2018
AWARE Newry Support Group now running weekly

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 run every Wednesday night at 7:30pm. The charity say that the demand for their support groups throughout...

03 August 2018
Maxol and AWARE NI ‘Top up by Ten’ this August

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 scheme will run until the end of August and aims to increase awareness of positive mental well-being in...

26 July 2018
Randox announces mental health charity AWARE as Official Charity Partner

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 Northern Ireland, AWARE has an established network of 24 support groups in rural and urban areas across the...

14 June 2018
The Bar of NI announce AWARE partnership

The Bar of NI announce AWARE partnership

The Bar of NI have announced that their chosen charity for 2018/19 is AWARE. Welcoming the new charity, Adele O’Grady QC, Chair of the Bar’s Charity Committee said: “We are very happy to announce our partnership with AWARE. “Every single one of us experiences stress from time to time...

04 June 2018
Ulster Bank raised an amazng £105,227 for AWARE

Ulster Bank raised an amazng £105,227 for AWARE

Thousands of staff from across Ulster Bank’s 44 branches embarked upon a wide range of fundraising activities in June to support AWARE, from cycling, walking and zip-lining to cinema nights, golf outings, concerts and hosting customer tea, coffee and cakes events. The annual staff led summer...

24 May 2018
AWARE celebrates volunteers

AWARE celebrates volunteers

AWARE marked Volunteers’ Week with a celebration event on Saturday 2 June at the Europa Hotel, Belfast. The event, which included a bus tour of Belfast, was organised as a thank you to the many dedicated AWARE volunteers who share their time to help the charity.  AWARE has over one...

23 May 2018
Let’s Talk about Diabetes, distress and depression

Let’s Talk about Diabetes, distress and depression

Diabetes UK Northern Ireland has teamed up with AWARE and the Royal College of Psychiatrists to hold an event to raise awareness about diabetes, distress and depression during Diabetes Week on Thursday 14 June. AWARE, the depression charity for Northern Ireland, has been reaching out to local...
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