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Alzheimer’s Society Carer Support Groups Causeway

People caring for someone with dementia are being offered support and advice at monthly carers groups being run by Alzheimer’s Society in Causeway. The Alzheimer’s Society carer support groups provide opportunities for carers to ask questions and learn from the experiences of others within the group. Trained Alzheimer’s Society staff are on hand to provide information about dementia and practical …

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SHIP Young People Leaflet

Please see attached PDF of a Young Person’s information leaflet on the SHIP: Self Harm Intervention Programme CAMHS SHIP leaflet final Please note, we do not have this in printed/glossy versions at the moment, but will keep you posted in the new financial year. For now, this is for your purposes to share with relevant others for information; place on …

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Moyle Living Well Volunteer Opportunity

Living Well Moyle which was launched at the end of 2016 brings together key players in health and social care and the voluntary and community sector to provide support and encouragement to people with chronic conditions to help them reconnect with the local community. The living Well approach developed following discussions with the local community, and Living Well Moyle is …

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Migrant Centre NI: BME Health Needs Survey – Additional Languages Now Available

Migrant Centre NI is carrying out a BME Health Needs Survey and we would encourage as many members of BME communities and organizations to respond by following the link below. It is hoped that 400 responses can be gathered by the end of March 2017, but the more the better for the quality of the sample. The survey is available …

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Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing

  There are five simple steps to help maintain and improve your wellbeing. Try to build these into your daily life – think of them as your ‘five a day’ for wellbeing. Connect Connect with the people around you: family, friends, colleagues and neighbours at home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these relationships as the cornerstones …

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First Steps Women’s Centre Courses

Wellbeing Courses:   Leader Of Your Own Life  2hrs X 6 weeks Mondays 9.45 am -11.45 am.  Starts Monday 16th Jan Arts Project 2.5hrs X 6 weeks Tuesdays 9.45 am -12.15 pm.  Starts Tuesday 17th Jan Yoga 2hrs X 6 weeks Wednesdays 9.45 am -11.45 am. Starts Wednesday 18th January Creative Writing 2hrs X 6 weeks Wednesdays 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm.  Starts Wednesday …

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Local Businesses help to promote the Importance of Emotional Health

This summer East Belfast Community Development Agency (EBCDA) is working together with local businesses, churches and community service providers to promote emotional health and suicide prevention. Over the past three years, several similar campaigns have been done across East Belfast including partnerships with local bars, bookmakers, shops and sports clubs. This project is different in that it will target people …

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Cybercrime course offered by RCN

Rural Community Network is pleased to announce that we are offering a short course called “Cybercrime” this coming October. We all now live in a permanently connected world. Whether we embrace it or not, access to Twitter, Facebook, You Tube and many other social networking platforms is everywhere. Social media has embedded itself in our culture and a world without …

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New Adult Step 2 Substance Misuse & Family Support Service

Following on from the recent closure of the FASA Adult Step 2 Substance Misuse Service in the Northern area, the new Adult Step 2 Substance Misuse & Family Support Service will now be delivered by Extern across the Northern locality.   The Extern Adult Substance Misuse Service is available within the Northern Trust, supporting adults and their families impacted by substance …

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Statutory Guidance For The Operation Of Community Planning

Please see attached link to the Guidance for the Operation of Community Planning. The guidance is designed to assist local government and community planning partners in the implementation of their new duty of Community Planning effective from on 1 April 2015. The guidance  is available online at the DOE website – http://www.doeni.gov.uk/council-guidance-lg2815-community-planning-oct-2015.pdf This guidance is available in alternative formats. Please contact …

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