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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,...

13 May 2021
Nature was a lifeline for me during lockdown (A personal blog)

Nature was a lifeline for me during lockdown (A personal blog)

A personal blog by Kate Richardson This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme is 'Nature'. To mark the week, Team AWARE have been reflecting on the power of connecting with nature for our own mental health. For me, connecting with nature has been a lifeline over the past year. My...

12 May 2021
Nature and My Maternal Mental Health (A personal blog)

Nature and My Maternal Mental Health (A personal blog)

Personal blog by Leah McFall Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, my colleague Kate and I started discussing how we have included this year’s theme of ‘connecting with nature’ into our own lives, and the effect it has had on our mental health. We decided to each document the places...

10 May 2021
Nature and Mental Health (MHAW 10th-16th May)

Nature and Mental Health (MHAW 10th-16th May)

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW) and this year’s theme is Nature! It has been proven that being in nature improves the health of our minds. The Mental Health Foundation carried out research showing that nearly half of people in the UK (45%) said that it was going outdoors that helped...

06 May 2021
Mental Health Awareness Week 2021! (10th-16th May)

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021! (10th-16th May)

Join Team AWARE as we mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 Celebrating 25 years of AWARE This year, we're celebrating 25 years of AWARE! Our story began in 1996 in Derry/Londonderry when a small group of people came together with a shared vision to improve services for people with depression...

04 May 2021
Maternal Mental Health Awareness week! (3rd-9th of May 2021)

Maternal Mental Health Awareness week! (3rd-9th of May 2021)

Theme: Journeys to Recovery #myjourneytorecovery For expecting parents, having a baby can create a rollercoaster of emotions. Excitement, joy, hope, and anticipation along with worry, fear, and stress. These emotions will most likely affect all parents at some stage, even if they present...

19 April 2021
Tyrone men to undertake brutal running challenge in aid of AWARE

Tyrone men to undertake brutal running challenge in aid of AWARE

A group of Tyrone men with a desire to raise funds for a mental health charity will this week take on the gruelling '4x4x48' challenge. Aughnacloy man Ben Nelson and Cookstown brothers Adam and Scott Glasgow will aim to run four miles every four hours for 48 hours in aid of AWARE, beginning in...

14 April 2021
AWARE celebrates 25th Anniversary with exciting new fundraising challenge!

AWARE celebrates 25th Anniversary with exciting new fundraising challenge!

This year, we're celebrating 25 years of AWARE! AWARE offers support, education and signposting services to help thousands living with depression, anxiety, and bipolar in Northern Ireland. Our story began in 1996 in Derry/Londonderry when a small group of people came together with a shared...

14 April 2021
AWARE welcomes Chartered Accountants Student Society Ulster as new corporate partner

AWARE welcomes Chartered Accountants Student Society Ulster as new corporate partner

AWARE, the depression charity for Northern Ireland is delighted to announce a new corporate partnership with Chartered Accountants Student Society Ulster (CASSU). Chartered Accountants Student Society Ulster (CASSU) is a district society of Chartered Accountants Student Society Ireland (CASSI)....

08 April 2021
Whiteabbey gym owner honours Captain Sir Tom Moore challenge to raise funds for AWARE

Whiteabbey gym owner honours Captain Sir Tom Moore challenge to raise funds for AWARE

Whiteabbey gym owner, Glenn Wilkinson will take to the streets of Whiteabbey this Saturday to challenge himself in the style of COVID hero Captain Sir Tom Moore. The #CaptainTom100Challenge is an initiative launched this week by Sir Captain Tom’s daughter which encourages people to complete...

07 April 2021
AWARE & Joel M announce winners of ‘Express Yourself’ Children’s Mental Health Poetry Competition!

AWARE & Joel M announce winners of ‘Express Yourself’ Children’s Mental Health Poetry Competition!

We are delighted to announce the winners of our recent children’s mental health poetry competition, ‘Express Yourself’, which we launched over Children’s Mental Health Week in February of this year. All primary schools in Northern Ireland were invited to take part and over 180 schools...

31 March 2021
Stress Awareness Month – COVID-19: ‘Regaining Connectivity, Certainty and Control’

Stress Awareness Month – COVID-19: ‘Regaining Connectivity, Certainty and Control’

April 2021 marks Stress Awareness Month, which has been held in the UK since 1992, to highlight both the causes and cures of stress. The Stress Management Society recently found that 65% of adults in the UK have felt more stressed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, in March last year....

26 March 2021
AWARE Celebrates 25 Years!

AWARE Celebrates 25 Years!

AWARE – The depression charity for Northern Ireland, founded in 1996 is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. AWARE offers support, education and signposting services to help thousands living with depression, anxiety, and bipolar in Northern Ireland. The charity was started by a group of...

15 March 2021
New and expectant mums face increased mental health risks caused by the pandemic

New and expectant mums face increased mental health risks caused by the pandemic

New report raises concerns as services supporting women and babies come under strain. During and after pregnancy, women have faced a greater likelihood of poor mental health during the pandemic, including anxiety, depression, loneliness and suicidal thoughts, according to a new report...
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