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30 January 2018
ESB donate €10,000 to AWARE following staff challenge

ESB donate €10,000 to AWARE following staff challenge

ESB marked its 90th anniversary in 2017 with a charity challenge inviting staff to form teams to walk, run or cycle blocks of 90km between July and October. Each 90km milestone entitled the team to cast a vote for one of the six chosen charities. In all, 74 teams took part across the country,...

25 January 2018
Driving away depression

Driving away depression

Watch as AWARE's Newcastle Support Group facilitator Jarlath, and group members Agnes and Ryan share their experiences of depression as they drive around in the AWARE car.   AWARE's Support Groups run across Northern Ireland and are free to attend with no need to register. Find out...

22 January 2018
Mindfulness in Schools Conference

Mindfulness in Schools Conference

Join AWARE for our Mindfulness in Schools Conference ~ Free your Mind~ on Monday 26 February in Crumlin Road Gaol, 53-55 Crumlin Road, Belfast. The conference is free, with refreshments on arrival at 9.30am for 10.00am start. The event will conclude at 1.00pm. Keynote speaker at the event is...

18 January 2018
Break the safe to win a motorcycle!

Break the safe to win a motorcycle!

Call to the AWARE Break the Safe stand at NI Motorcycle Festival running from 2 - 4 February at Eikon Exhibition Centre, Lisburn. By making a donation to AWARE you can try your luck at breaking the safe. If you're lucky enough to guess the right code to open the safe, you'll win...

18 January 2018
GMcG Chartered Accountants working with AWARE

GMcG Chartered Accountants working with AWARE

2018 has got off to a great start with a new charity partnership launched with GMcG Chartered Accountants. We're looking forward to a successful year working together to organise a range of fundraising and awareness raising events. 

17 January 2018
Partnership with Victoria Square

Partnership with Victoria Square

AWARE is delighted to announce our new charity partnership with Victoria Square. AWARE will be working with Victoria Square throughout the year to increase awareness of mental health and help raise vital funds. Victoria Square has appointed five charities all under the umbrella of improving...

16 January 2018
AWARE’s 2018 Mindfulness programme launched

AWARE’s 2018 Mindfulness programme launched

AWARE’s Mindfulness programme has been launched for 2018. Mindfulness is a form of meditation which can help you develop skills and techniques to cope with the daily challenges a busy life can bring, such as stress and anxiety. It involves making a special effort to give your full attention to...

09 January 2018
Brighten Up Blue Monday!

Brighten Up Blue Monday!

Blue Monday is the term given to what has been claimed to be the most depressing day of the year. It usually falls on the third Monday of January, which is 15 January this year. Bad weather, debt levels, lower motivation and failing new year resolutions are some of the reasons suggested for...

09 January 2018
AWARE Wellbeing & Mindfulness Programmes

AWARE Wellbeing & Mindfulness Programmes

AWARE has a range of wellbeing and mindfulness courses running in 2018. Living Life to the Full is a six-session programme which 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.  We are...

14 December 2017
Maxol donating 10p from every hot drink sold

Maxol donating 10p from every hot drink sold

Maxol is donating 10p from every cup of coffee, tea and hot drink purchased at participating Maxol service stations across Northern Ireland until 31 December. Brian Donaldson, Chief Executive Officer of Maxol, said: “We’re incredibly proud of our partnership with AWARE and the great work...

06 December 2017
Supporting Communities with Welfare Reform

Supporting Communities with Welfare Reform

Universal Credit is a payment for people over 18 but under State Pension age who are on a low income or out of work. Universal Credit will be introduced for new claims on a phased geographical basis across Northern Ireland from September 2017 to September 2018.  Universal Credit will...

01 December 2017
AWARE Raffle 2017 Winners Announced

AWARE Raffle 2017 Winners Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of AWARE's 2017 Raffle, which was held on Thursday 30 November. 1st Prize £2,000 - Bill Wolsey 056864 2nd Prize £500 - John Paul Henry 057702 3rd Prize - Two night stay in Hastings Group Hotel with B&B and an evening meal - Ann Gormley 079769....

22 November 2017
Shop, Save & Support Aware with Savoo

Shop, Save & Support Aware with Savoo

Support AWARE as you shop and search online with Savoo.co.uk in partnership with Bing.  Savoo will donate to AWARE every time you search and every time you purchase with the discounts provided by Savoo!  Simply signup at https://www.savoo.co.uk/#awareni .  Then use the Savoo page...

21 November 2017
AWARE has it covered with Abbey Bond Lovis!

AWARE has it covered with Abbey Bond Lovis!

AWARE has been announced as the nominated charity for Abbey Bond Lovis Insurance Brokers & Risk Advisors in 2018. AWARE is the leading depression charity for NI and works exclusively for people with depression and bipolar disorder. Funds raised will help AWARE continue to develop its...

13 November 2017
Mood Matters Parent & Baby for Maternity Staff

Mood Matters Parent & Baby for Maternity Staff

On Friday 3rd November AWARE (the national depression charity for NI) and Royal Jubilee Maternity Services joined together to introduce the Mood Matters Parent and Baby Programme to maternity staff.  Staff were invited to attend an information session presented by Marina McCully the...

09 November 2017
AWARE calls for volunteers this Christmas

AWARE calls for volunteers this Christmas

Could you spare 2 hours of your time this Christmas to help AWARE? AWARE are seeking passionate and enthusiastic volunteers to join them this December at a number of Christmas fundraising events across NI. These include street and store collections, and Christmas activity with a...

24 October 2017
AWARE takes centre stage as Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall’s first ever charity partner!

AWARE takes centre stage as Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall’s first ever charity partner!

AWARE has been announced as Belfast Waterfront and Ulster Hall’s first official nominated charity. AWARE is the leading depression charity for NI and works exclusively for people with depression and bipolar disorder. Funds raised will help AWARE continue to develop its services. ...

16 October 2017

AWARE courses postponed today

All AWARE courses have been postponed today (Monday 16 October 2017) due to the severe weather warning. The AWARE offices will also be closed from 11:30am today.    Thanks   Team AWARE

11 October 2017
Pure Gym Newtownabbey gets ‘AWARE’ for mental health

Pure Gym Newtownabbey gets ‘AWARE’ for mental health

  Newtownabbey gym, Pure Gym has announced a new fundraising partnership with local mental health charity, AWARE. The partnership will make an effort to make a real difference in helping the charity support and educate more people on the illness of depression in North Belfast and...

10 October 2017
Depression could be costing your business more than you think

Depression could be costing your business more than you think

  Today is World Mental Health Day and with the theme of ‘Mental Health in the Workplace,’ Northern Irelands national depression charity has said that the rates of depression in Northern Ireland are the highest in the UK - with the overall prevalence of mental illness an estimated 25%...
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