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Community Government Health Stormont

Mental Health Support Fund Making a Real Difference in Communities

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced details of the latest round of awards under the Mental Health Support Fund. Almost 80 charities and organisations working across Northern Ireland to help and support people with their mental health and wellbeing will receive grants as part of a new tranche of funding. The Minister recently confirmed that […]

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Health Minister Announces Further Funding for Mental Health Support Projects

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced funding of more than £250,000 for three organisations providing vital mental health support for local communities in South and West Belfast as part of the Mental Health Support Fund. Greater Shankill Partnership has been awarded £97,762, Women too Windsor Project is receiving £93,000, and Compass Counselling CIC is receiving […]

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Community Government Health Stormont

Swann Announces Additional £6.02m for Mental Health Support Fund

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced an additional £6.02m for the Mental Health Support Fund which will enable charities and organisations across Northern Ireland to enhance the vital support and help on offer. Organisations which have been successful in their applications for funding from the Mental Health Support Fund will be informed in the coming […]

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Community Health Newry

McNulty Calls for Greater Focus on Children’s Mental Health

SDLP Newry & Armagh MLA Justin McNulty has called for a greater focus on children’s mental health following the coronavirus pandemic.   Mr McNulty, who sits on the Assembly’s Education Committee, was speaking after taking part in the Daily Mile for Children’s Mental Health Week at Stormont on Wednesday. Newry & Armagh MLA Justin McNulty […]

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Health

‘Looking After Our Mental Health and Wellbeing is Vital’ – Health Minister

Health Minister Robin Swann is again urging people to look after their mental health and wellbeing. The Health Minister said: “The impact and experience of the Covid-19 pandemic has been different for everyone, but there’s no doubt it continues to be a difficult time for everyone. The pandemic has caused uncertainty and complicated our daily lives and routines and added to […]

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Business Community

Local Business Donates to AWARE NI

Staff from Wood Innovations, Warrenpoint have made a generous donation of £200 to AWARE NI as part of their internal team health and wellbeing ‘Time To Talk’ meetings. AWARE is the depression charity for Northern Ireland and delivers mental health and well-being programmes into communities, schools, colleges, universities and workplaces. AWARE has also developed a network […]

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Platinum Training Institute Offers Mental Health Awareness Course

Platinum Training Institute, As part of World Mental Health Day on October 10th are offering £50 OFF their next Level 2 Award in Mental Health Awareness. The course takes place on November 9th,11th,16th,18th from 5.30-9.30pm (UK Time) and will be taking place LIVE Online with their Tutors. This course also includes a Mental Health First Aid Unit. Furthermore as with all their Mental […]

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Health

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S EMOTIONAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING IN EDUCATION FRAMEWORK LAUNCHED

Education Minister, Peter Weir and Health Minister, Robin Swann have jointly launched the Children and Young People’s Emotional Health and Wellbeing in Education Framework. An investment of £6.5million annually will be provided to support mental health and wellbeing within the education sector. The Framework will be supported by a number of initiatives including: REACH Programme […]

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MINISTER SWANN WELCOMES PRE-CONSULTATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION AND POST-VENTION SERVICES

Health Minister Robin Swann has welcomed the launch of the pre-consultation for suicide prevention and post-vention services. The pre-consultation is being undertaken by the Public Health Agency (PHA). It will include opportunities for people to provide feedback by registering their interest to take part either by completing the online survey or in a number of […]

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THE BEST DIET FOR FAT LOSS…by Gemma O’Hare

Your diet is made up of all the foods and drinks (yes this includes alcohol) you consume in a day. With so many types of diets, and “experts” often touting their particular diet as the best, confusion reigns supreme. There is a lot of choice out there and some of it is based in some […]