On this website you will find a comprehensive range of information, self-help guides and ways to access help to support your mental health and wellbeing. It was created by CovidWellBeingNI a partnership of 15 leading mental health and wellbeing charities and the Healthy Living Centre Alliance representing 28 Healthy Living Centres alongside the Public Health Agency, Department of Health and the Department for Communities. Our focus is on promoting positive mental health and wellbeing during and after the Covid19 pandemic.
As the guidance around Covid19 changes and/or new ways of accessing support emerge we will be updating this resource weekly to reflect any changes and refresh our information. For the latest news and up to date developments click here.
This resource is designed to be a wellbeing space. If you would like to find out more about Covid19 in Northern Ireland more generally you can get reliable information from the NI Direct Website.
The Christmas period can be difficult for those living with depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. For the month of December, AWARE will be launching an advent calendar with messages of support and tips for managing the festive period whilst living with depression, anxiety or bipolar. Stay tuned to our social media channels from 1st December. In the meantime, here are our top tips for coping with depression in the run up to Christmas.
For the month of December, AWARE will be launching an advent calendar with messages of support and tips for managing the festive period whilst living with depression, anxiety or bipolar. From 30th to 6th December AWARE are linking their advent messaging with the #CovidWellbeingNI Campaign.
From 23rd to 29th November we are sharing information and guidance from TAMHI (Tackling Awareness of Mental Health Issues) who are encouraging people to Take 5 during Covid-19. TAMHI will be sharing tips linking the take 5 messages: Connect, Be Active, Keep Learning, Take Notice and Give. TAMHI is a mental health charity based in Northern Ireland that works with sports clubs and groups who use sport to raise awareness of mental health and resilience. TAMHI works with sports clubs, schools, and youth groups to make mental health fun and engaging.