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...
08 May 2017
On Mental Health Awareness Week it is fitting that Ulster GAA have formally linked with AWARE as their charity partner for 2017.
AWARE is the national depression charity for the north of Ireland. AWARE is the only charity working exclusively for people with depression...
08 May 2017
Monday 8 May marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week 2017. Ahead of their annual Mood Walk events, AWARE - the national depression charity for Northern Ireland, is urging people to get out doors and enjoy some light exercise to help improve their overall mental health and...
02 May 2017
AWARE is delighted to link up with the Michaela Foundation and Queen's University Belfast for Wellness Week taking place from Tuesday 2 May to Thursday 4 May. The FREE sessions is open to student and non-students.
The aim of Wellness Week is to encourage people to prioritise their...
20 April 2017
AWARE is delighted to be selected as the chosen charity partner for The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) in Northern Ireland.
The charity was appointed during a recent committee meeting after a unanimous vote from the regional team.
AWARE has been supporting those...
19 April 2017
Lace up and experience the first ever Connswater 10k and 5k flat fast run through Belfast City’s newest landmarks. Take in the beauty of East Belfast's CS Lewis Square, Victoria Park, Connswater Greenway, Sam Thompson Bridge and the Harbour Estate.
Connswater 10K & 5K...
06 April 2017
Research has shown that those experiencing depression may feel embarrassed about seeking help from health professionals and ultimately decide not to ask for support at all.
This study aims to give those people an alternative option to face-to-face support by developing a peer-led...