Articles tagged with: Mood Walk


    06 February 2017
    “I didn’t speak up, and I didn’t seek help. That is my biggest regret.” These are the words of 19 year old Emma Norris who suffered from depression as a teenager.

    “I didn’t speak up, and I didn’t seek help. That is my biggest regret.” These are the words of 19 year old Emma Norris who suffered from depression as a teenager.

    To mark the beginning of Children’s Mental Health Week, Emma documented her own personal journey with depression and the effect it had on her education and personal life. Emma suffered from depression in her teens when she was a year 14 student at Aquinas School in Belfast. Her depression was...

    03 October 2016
    AWARE stamping out stigma with Omagh Mood Walk

    AWARE stamping out stigma with Omagh Mood Walk

    Hundreds of men, women and children took to the pathways of Omagh to help stamp out the stigma of mental illness and to raise money for AWARE a local charity working with people who suffer with depression and bi-polar. AWARE’s Mood Walk now in its second year took place on Sunday, October 2nd...

    12 June 2016
    Belfast teenager over-coming depression celebrating her 18th birthday at AWARE Mood Walk

    Belfast teenager over-coming depression celebrating her 18th birthday at AWARE Mood Walk

    A Belfast teenager undergoing treatment for depression, will be celebrating her 18th birthday with 18 of her friends at the Belfast AWARE Mood Walk. Emma Norris, who actually turned 18 in March this year, was unfortunately too unwell to celebrate her birthday at the time. So instead the 18...

    09 June 2016
    AWARE scoops up at the Institute of Fundraising Awards

    AWARE scoops up at the Institute of Fundraising Awards

    AWARE were delighted to be recognised in three categories at the recent Institute of Fundraising Awards held in Riddell Hall, Belfast. AWARE picked up a 'Highly Commended' certificate for the Fundraising Event of the Year category for the AWARE Mood Walks. This is an amazing achievement for us...