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29 April 2019
AWARE Blog Post: Mental Health in Young People

AWARE Blog Post: Mental Health in Young People

In April of this year, AWARE was joined by Victoria Carson, a student from Ulster University studying counselling and completing a module in Health Communication. As part of her module, Victoria kindly wrote three blogs for AWARE on mental health in young people. We will be sharing these blogs on...

09 April 2019
AWARE welcome news that political parties in Northern Ireland agree landmark maternal mental health Consensus Statement

AWARE welcome news that political parties in Northern Ireland agree landmark maternal mental health Consensus Statement

AWARE has welcomed the news just out this morning from the Maternal Mental Health Alliance that political parties in Northern Ireland have agreed a landmark maternal mental health Consensus Statement Tom McEneaney from AWARE said, “AWARE fully supports the Consensus Statement, and the open...

01 April 2019
Now recruiting - Education and Training Officers

Now recruiting - Education and Training Officers

Could you be the next Education and Training Officer at AWARE? We are currently recruiting three new positions.  AWARE require an Education and Training Officer with a focus on Mindfulness and helping to lead on the organisation and delivery of AWARE's Mindfulness programmes and a range of...

25 March 2019
AWARE volunteer providing plenty of run-spiration by running five marathons in five months

AWARE volunteer providing plenty of run-spiration by running five marathons in five months

If you need some run-spiration, then look no further than AWARE volunteer, Yasmin Brown. Yasmin, who is originally from Lurgan but lives in Belfast, is running five marathons to raise money for AWARE - the Depression Charity for Northern Ireland. We spoke to Yasmin to find out why she is taking...

15 March 2019
Now hiring sessional trainers for MindFit programme

Now hiring sessional trainers for MindFit programme

AWARE is seeking to add to our register of sessional trainers to deliver our MindFit mental health awareness programmes across all areas of Northern Ireland .MindFit is a 90 minute session delivered to a range of sports groups (currently GAA clubs, judo and boxing) although the session can be...

04 March 2019
FREE Mood Matters Adults programmes

FREE Mood Matters Adults programmes

AWARE has funding to deliver 3 Mood Matters Adults programmes in the Northern Trust area free of charge. The Northern Trust area covers the four new council areas - Antrim and Newtownabbey District, Causeway Coast and Glens District, Mid and East Antrim District and Mid Ulster District. The...

04 March 2019
**MORE SPACES AVAILABLE** FREE Mindfulness Stress Reduction Workshops

**MORE SPACES AVAILABLE** FREE Mindfulness Stress Reduction Workshops

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...

28 February 2019
Local Concert Featuring Special Guests Raises £10,000 for AWARE

Local Concert Featuring Special Guests Raises £10,000 for AWARE

The Pro Bono Choir composed of barristers and solicitors holds a fundraising concert each year, but their most recent has broken the mould for many reasons.  This week two local charities, AWARE and The Welcome Organisation have been presented with £20,000 which embodies the largest funds...

26 February 2019
Maxol raises £23,000 for AWARE

Maxol raises £23,000 for AWARE

Maxol, Northern Ireland’s leading family-owned forecourt and convenience retailer, is delighted to announce that with the help of staff and customers, they raised £23,000 in Northern Ireland for charity partner, AWARE. Brian Donaldson, Chief Executive Officer at Maxol, said: “We’re...

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....
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