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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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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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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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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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Making Moves North Belfast

Making Moves North Belfast is a project that has been developed by local organisations for the local community of North Belfast. Making Moves aims to provide practical, immediate guidance and support to those who are in need and to prevent homelessness. Making Moves provides a welcoming, comfortable environment where people can access a wide range of services from a number …

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Suicide Prevention Courses

  Promoting Mental Health & Suicide Prevention   Autumn Training 2014   Month/Year Annual Marker Date Time Training Session Training provider Target Group Venue October World Mental Health Day Wednesday 8th October 2014 10.00 a.m -2.00 p.m SafeTALK (Level 2) Dare to Stretch (Aine Wallace) Practitioners/ Community Development Workers/ Carers/ Clergy/ Youth Workers Cookstown library November Survivors of Suicide Week Thursday …

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