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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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Promoting Wellbeing Team New Training Brochure

Please follow the link below for the Southern Health and Social Care Trusts Promoting Wellbeing training brochure Sept 2013- Mar 2015 http://www.southerntrust.hscni.net/services/2245.htm   Promoting Wellbeing Team Southern Health & Social Care Trust St Luke’s Hospital, 71 Loughgall Road Armagh, BT61 7NQ Telephone:         028 3741 2129  

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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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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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Northern Health and Social Care Trust Family Carer Support Events 2014

Event Date & Time Venue Details Carers Information and Activity Day 24th September, 10am – 2pm (lunch provided) Cookstown Leisure Centre ‘Taking Control’, Chest Heart and Stroke 30th September – for 6 weeks Antrim Refresh & Relax at Drumalis(Only people who have not attended a Drumalis carer support day before are eligible to register for this) 3rd October 10am – …

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Hate Crime and Signal Crime Advocacy Services

Currently Policing with the Community Branch, of the Police Service of Northern Ireland are working with five advocates to improve services for victims of hate crime and to tackle the under reporting of such crimes/ incidents. The advocates have been tasked with the role of contacting (where consent has been given) the victims of hate crime. This function is being …

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Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) 2 Day Training

The Bamford Vision for Northern Ireland puts a recovery approach at the centre of all mental health and learning disability interventions. WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) is a self directed recovery approach to monitor uncomfortable, distressing feelings and behaviours, through planned responses, reducing, modifying or eliminating them. It also includes plans for responses from others when you are unable to make …

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FREE Sexual Orientation Awareness Training

Did you know that between 6*-10% of the population are lesbian, gay or bisexual? (*UK Treasury Estimates). Did you know that people who are lesbian, gay and bisexual experience considerable sexual, physical and mental health inequalities? Did you know that the key barriers for people who are lesbian, gay or bisexual in accessing mainstream statutory and voluntary health promotion and …

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Domestic Violence – ‘Working together to support BME Families’ FREE SEMINAR

Individuals from all groups in society are subjected to Domestic Violence and Abuse, but there may be additional compounding factors for Black and Minority Ethnic families. They may find it difficult to seek help due to actual or perceived discrimination, prejudice and racial discrimination. Increased isolation, family and/or community pressure or collusion to keep the abuse a secret, cultural factors and …

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