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Serious Concerns & Evaluation Proposals for the Future of Lifeline

Attached you will find Contact Concerns & Evaluation Proposals briefing paper, challenging PHA plans for the future of Lifeline. Serious Concerns & Evaluation Proposals for Lifeline fff 22.6.17 Contact NI Suicide Prevention Bill Brefing ff 27.3.17 Our purpose is to stimulate a more considered, safe approach to the future of the regional Lifeline service, following the rejection by more than …

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CIP – Roma Community Report

Please see below a report by Community Intercultural Programme (CIP) on the needs of the Roma community in the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon council area. Mapping of Roma Needs 2017  

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Northern Trust- Free Smoking Cessation Training Sessions

The Northern Trust stop smoking service is offering free Smoking Cessation Brief Intervention training to all staff/volunteers working with the public. This session has been developed to equip staff with enough background knowledge to be able to provide approximately 2-3 minutes of brief advice to any smoker on the risks of smoking, benefits of giving up, ways of quitting and …

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Irish Government Launch National Traveller & Roma Inclusion Strategy

Please see the link below for the National Traveller and Roma Inclusion Strategy 2017 – 2021: http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/National%20Traveller%20and%20Roma%20Inclusion%20Strategy,%202017-2021.pdf/Files/National%20Traveller%20and%20Roma%20Inclusion%20Strategy,%202017-2021.pdf

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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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