fbpx

News


07 September 2021
NI Chamber announces partnership with AWARE   

NI Chamber announces partnership with AWARE  

Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NI Chamber) has announced AWARE as its nominated Charity of the Year. Over the past ten years, NI Chamber has raised over £120,000 for local charities including Samaritans, NI Hospice, Prince’s Trust and Age NI. This year, NI Chamber...

07 September 2021
Larne woman making a splash for mental health

Larne woman making a splash for mental health

A cold water swimming enthusiast from Larne is taking on a brave thirty-day challenge in aid of local mental health charity, AWARE NI. Ally McConnell is swimming the icy cold waters of the Antrim coast every day for thirty days to raise awareness of the mental health benefits of sea swimming...

07 September 2021
AWARE support group reopens in Downpatrick

AWARE support group reopens in Downpatrick

AWARE, the depression charity for Northern Ireland, is reopening its Downpatrick support group. The group will meet weekly in a new venue, The Ballymote Centre. The first meeting will be on Tuesday 7th September.  The support group, which welcomes people living with depression, anxiety and...

31 August 2021
ARKK geared up to support those affected by mental illness in Northern Ireland!

ARKK geared up to support those affected by mental illness in Northern Ireland!

Our friends at ARKK, Experts in Financial Reporting, recently swapped their office chairs for spin bikes to raise funds and awareness for mental health services across Northern Ireland! With the help of local gym giant and fellow AWARE supporter, Anytime Fitness, the team were able to host an...

27 August 2021
Frontline medical staff will remember lives lost to Covid-19 and aim to raise £150k for those impacted by the pandemic at memorial event

Frontline medical staff will remember lives lost to Covid-19 and aim to raise £150k for those impacted by the pandemic at memorial event

ICU doctors, nurses, healthcare workers, hospice staff, paramedics and Gardaí launch Covid-19 cycle of remembrance to honour the 7000+ lives lost to the virus in an all-Ireland ICU4U charity cycle & memorial event, Sept 2-3.  The event aims to raise £150k for AWARE NI (supports...

25 August 2021
DONNELLY GROUP CHARITY GOLF DAY RAISES £6,060 FOR AWARE NI

DONNELLY GROUP CHARITY GOLF DAY RAISES £6,060 FOR AWARE NI

A charity golf day held by the Donnelly Group, Northern Ireland’s largest family-owned vehicle retailer, has raised £6,060 for a local mental health charity. The proceeds will be donated to the Donnelly Group’s charity partner, AWARE NI which aims to support the mental health of local...

02 August 2021
AWARE welcomes market-leading window and door manufacturer Camden as new corporate partner

AWARE welcomes market-leading window and door manufacturer Camden as new corporate partner

AWARE is delighted to welcome Antrim based window and door manufacturer, Camden, as a new corporate partner. Formed in 1983 by Patrick Lavery, a family-owned company, Camden has facilities located across 160 acres which are kept running by their strong workforce of close to 500. Donall Regan,...

30 July 2021
Self-acceptance and our mental health

Self-acceptance and our mental health

How self-acceptance can promote positive mental health and fuel your emotional wellbeing What is self-acceptance? Self-acceptance means acknowledging that you are a complex, imperfect human being capable of making mistakes as well as significant accomplishments. You possess a realistic...

27 July 2021
Open Water Swimming and Mental Health

Open Water Swimming and Mental Health

6 reasons why you should try open water swimming this summer/autumn! You have probably already seen the trend of open water swimming that seems to have taken over Northern Irish shores the past year. People are wading into our freezing waters, no matter the season or weather. You’ve maybe even...

19 July 2021
Local mum of two takes on overseas challenge to raise awareness and encourage conversations surrounding post-natal mental health.

Local mum of two takes on overseas challenge to raise awareness and encourage conversations surrounding post-natal mental health.

Having a baby is an incredibly huge life event. One that evokes a range of powerful emotions including joy and anxiety. Although extremely difficult, experiencing depression after the birth of a baby (also known as post-natal depression) is a lot more common than you might think. Especially for...

16 July 2021
AWARE welcomes PA Consulting as new corporate partner

AWARE welcomes PA Consulting as new corporate partner

AWARE, the depression charity for Northern Ireland is excited to announce a new partnership with innovation and transformation consultancy, PA Consulting Belfast. PA Consulting (PA), the consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, expanded into Northern Ireland in 2018. PA has over...

02 July 2021
AWARE welcomes leading digital technology company Kainos as new corporate partner

AWARE welcomes leading digital technology company Kainos as new corporate partner

The Belfast office of leading provider of digital services and platforms, Kainos, has adopted AWARE – the depression charity for Northern Ireland, as their new corporate charity partner for the next two years. Kainos Chief People Officer, Colette Kidd, said; “I am delighted that our Belfast...

28 June 2021
AWARE welcomes team of expert chartered accountants and business advisors Gildernew & Co. as new corporate partner

AWARE welcomes team of expert chartered accountants and business advisors Gildernew & Co. as new corporate partner

AWARE is delighted to welcome independent chartered accountancy and business advisory practice, Gildernew & Co. as a new corporate partner. We are looking forward to working together throughout the next year to raise vital funds and awareness for mental health services in Northern Ireland,...

15 June 2021
Men's Health Week 2021 (Chris's personal blog)

Men's Health Week 2021 (Chris's personal blog)

This week is Men’s Health Week – a week dedicated to raising awareness surrounding the health issues which affect men disproportionately and also to remind men of the importance of maintaining a healthy body and mind. Mental and physical health are equally important. But for men, there are...

15 June 2021
Men's Health Week 2021 (Stuart's personal blog)

Men's Health Week 2021 (Stuart's personal blog)

This week is Men’s Health Week – a week dedicated to raising awareness surrounding the health issues which affect men disproportionately and also to remind men of the importance of maintaining a healthy body and mind. Mental and physical health are equally important. But for men, there are...

15 June 2021
Tips for Men's Health Week 2021

Tips for Men's Health Week 2021

It’s Men’s Health Week 2021 (14-20th June)!  Perhaps that makes you think of all things green, lean, and heavy to lift…. but just as you look at tips to improve your physical health, you should look to prioritise your mental health as well.  1 in three men in the UK has...

14 June 2021
Men's Health Week 2021

Men's Health Week 2021

Join Team AWARE as we mark Men's Health Week 2021! Men’s Mental Health – Real Stories from AWARE staff, volunteers & service users This week, we’re shining a light on men’s mental health by sharing inspiring mental health journeys from our male staff, volunteers and service users....

25 May 2021
'Meet Us' - 25 Years of Changing Lives Campaign

'Meet Us' - 25 Years of Changing Lives Campaign

AWARE is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! And to mark this occasion we wanted to invite you to ‘Meet us’ in a special campaign. CLICK HERE TO CHECK IT OUT

20 May 2021
Personal Blog: My Journey with Long COVID - by S.M

Personal Blog: My Journey with Long COVID - by S.M

As part of our COVID Wellbeing NI campaign, AWARE volunteer and MSc Counselling Studies & Health Communication Student at Ulster University, S.M tells us about her experiences with Long COVID... On 2nd January 2021, I began to feel those dreaded symptoms and after a few days, got the test...

17 May 2021
Looking after your mental health when living with Long COVID

Looking after your mental health when living with Long COVID

Whilst COVID-19 symptoms disappear relatively quickly for most people who make a full recovery, for others they can last for weeks or months after the infection has gone. This is sometimes called post-COVID-19 syndrome or "Long COVID". Professor Carmine Pariante of King’s College London says,...
[12 3 4 5  >>  

AWARE is the depression charity for Northern Ireland and the only charity working exclusively for those with depression and bipolar disorder.

Aware Defeat Depression, known as AWARE, Queen Street, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT48 7EQ, Company No: NI30447. Registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland with charity registration number NIC100561

BELFAST OFFICE

Tel: 028 9035 7820

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DERRY/LONDONDERRY OFFICE

Tel: 028 7126 0602

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Copyright © AWARE NI 2020. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

Website by Elm House Creative