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08 February 2019
AWARE offering free Mood Matters Young People Programmes to eligible schools and community groups

AWARE offering free Mood Matters Young People Programmes to eligible schools and community groups

Free Mood Matters Young People programme for schools and community groups in the Northern Trust area Would your community group or school be interested in receiving a Mood Matters Young People programme FREE of charge? Mood Matters Young People programmes can be delivered to 14 – 18 year...

04 February 2019
Tips to keep your children mentally well

Tips to keep your children mentally well

Today marks the beginning of Children’s Mental Health Week and the theme of this week is Healthy; Inside and Out. To be healthy, we must be physically and mentally healthy. Children rely on parents, guardians and those around them to ensure they get the best start in life, so we want to share...

28 January 2019
Belfast Castle Abseil for AWARE

Belfast Castle Abseil for AWARE

AWARE is giving you the opportunity to abseil from Belfast Castle on Sunday 14 April 2019. Take your opportunity to abseil this beautiful building whilst taking in the fantastic views of Belfast and the County Down coast line. Click here for more information       ...

28 January 2019
Free Mindfulness workshop

Free Mindfulness workshop

FREE Mindfulness Stress Reduction Workshops for carers of people with mental health issues (These workshops are supported by Belfast Health and Social Care Trust therefore all participants must live in the Belfast area.)  Venue: AWARE Offices, 40 – 44 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast Workshop...

21 January 2019
Radius Housing brighten up Blue Monday with AWARE

Radius Housing brighten up Blue Monday with AWARE

Today, (Monday 21 January) is known as Blue Monday, thought to be the most depressing day of the year. An iconic day then for Radius Housing to announce AWARE as their new charity partner for 2019/20. Radius Housing is set for an action-packed schedule of fundraising on behalf of new charity...

17 January 2019
Join the Derry Fundraising Group

Join the Derry Fundraising Group

The Fundraising Group for Derry/Londonderry will be having their first meeting of the year on Monday 21 January and are inviting new members to come along. If you would be interested in joining the group and helping to organise and plan fundraising events in the city for the year ahead then...

14 January 2019
Beat the January blues with three helpful tips from AWARE

Beat the January blues with three helpful tips from AWARE

Christmas is over and so is the excitement that comes with it. The decorations are down and we are back to school or work. It is cold, dark and miserable outside, the cost of Christmas is mounting, and many of us have spent the last few weeks overindulging in luxurious foods which can make us...

31 December 2018
The importance of talking. AWARE respond to the figures released today in Belfast Telegraph that show a rise in antidepressant medication in Northern Ireland.

The importance of talking. AWARE respond to the figures released today in Belfast Telegraph that show a rise in antidepressant medication in Northern Ireland.

The importance of talking. AWARE respond to the figures released today in Belfast Telegraph that show a rise in antidepressant medication in Northern Ireland. AWARE, the Depression Charity for Northern Ireland, believes that the rise in use of antidepressants suggests that more people are going...

19 December 2018
Coping with Depression over Christmas

Coping with Depression over Christmas

Christmas can be a stressful time of year, even for those without a mental illness such as Depression. It is therefore important to ensure you maintain a healthy balance over the festive period and be careful not to overindulge in rich foods and alcohol. Christmas is filled with parties, social...

17 December 2018
Christmas arrangements - AWARE Offices and Support Groups

Christmas arrangements - AWARE Offices and Support Groups

Office and Support Group arrangements over Christmas The AWARE offices will close for Christmas on Friday 22 December at 2:15pm and will re-open again on Wednesday 2 January 2019 at 9am. The Support Groups will finish on Thursday 21 December and will resume back to normal on Wednesday 2 January...

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...
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