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Sexual Health Survey within the Polish Community

Hi All Many of you will be aware of the Sexual Health Survey within the Polish Community which was carried out over the last few months, it is now final and can be circulated.  Albeit the sample size was small, and thanks to those who did try to encourage participation, I think there are some key things that we can …

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NI Assembly All- Party Group Suicide Prevention Follow-up Information

NI Assembly All-Party Group (APG) on Suicide Prevention took place on 12th December 2017 chaired by Órlaithí Flynn MLA The APG hosted presentations from Amanda McFadden, Assistant Director Adult Mental Health Services Western Health and Social Care Trust – adopting the Zero Suicide mind-set, a local Trust perspective Followed by Jane Boland – Suicide Prevention Clinical Lead – Mersey Care NHS Trust …

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Parent/Teen Communication Skills Training Course: OCN Level 2

The Public Health Agency have funded ACET to provide a Parent/Teen Communication Skills Training Course: OCN Level 2 in Ballymena on 17th and 24th January 2018. Anyone wishing to apply should contact ACET direct by email carol@acet-ni.com or linda@acet-ni.com There is no cost to applicants as Public Health Agency have covered all related costs.

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Supporting People Affected by Cancer Training Prospectus 2018

The Supporting People Affected by Cancer Training Prospectus is aimed at those who support individuals who have been affected by cancer.  This support can be informal or formal. The courses are provided free to self-help and support groups, front line support staff, Macmillan partnership groups and volunteers. Individuals who attend should be in a role whether paid or unpaid that …

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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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GUM Service in Northern Ireland – Translated Leaflets

Two leaflets, one for GUM service and the other for Contraceptive services in the Northern Trust have been translated into 6 languages.  Please see below the hyperlink to the page on Northern Trust website which has these. http://www.northerntrust.hscni.net/livewell/2458.htm

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BME Carers – Are You a BME Carer?

Do You Look After Someone? Are you from a Black or Minority Ethnic background? If you are we want to hear from you… Please follow the link to fill in a form (many languages provided), we may be able to link you to useful support and information. 76095 BHSCT English Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Cantonese Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Bulgaria Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Luthuanian …

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Public Health Annual Scientific Conference – Call for Abstracts for Parallel Sessions

The Public Health Agency and Partners will be hosting the third Public Health Annual Scientific Conference in June. The theme of the Conference will be Celebrating Diversity in Public Health and it will focus on how public health innovations, research and practice are meeting the needs of diversity. The conference will include a morning parallel session and an afternoon parallel …

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SMS Messaging Service for Air Pollution Alerts ‘AIR AWARE’

A new SMS messaging service has been established by the Department of the Environment, in conjunction with the DHSSPS called “Air Aware”.  This service which is now available will notify subscribers by text message to their mobile phone when air pollution levels are high or are forecast to be high.  This free service may be helpful for people with respiratory, …

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