Health & Wellbeing

All the latest Health and Wellbeing news can be found at the following link

http://tyronegaa.ie/category/health-and-wellbeing/

Tyrone Critical Incident Response Plan 2016

Health & Wellbeing Calendar 2017 – click to enlarge

The website www.helplinesnetworkni.com offers a single point of access to Northern Ireland helpline numbers and websites, where people can find the right helpline to suit their needs.

Drink Awareness courses available

Lets Beat Bullying information booklet

Virtual Lives Booklet from the Health Improvement Department of the Western Health and Social Care Trust on how new technology impacts on the emotional health and wellbeing of young people

View the Castleblaney Faughs – Healthy Club in Focus video below

 

– Download a sample Drug and Alcohol policy

Protect Life Brochure  – Training available for Suicide prevention and Self Harm issues

Community Wide Information on Training Options – Information for training regarding Mental Health issues.

These directories list the names, numbers and web addresses (where applicable) of organisations that offer services to help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing. Where possible, additional information has also been provided, such as email addresses and contact details within each Health and Social Care Trust area.

Western Trust area contacts

Southern Trust area contacts

Northern Trust area contacts

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Suicide Awareness 

Lifeline 0808 808 8000

www.lifelinehelpline.info

Samaritans 116 123

www.samaritans.org

 ZEST 028 7126 69999

www.zestni.org 

 AWARE Defeat Depression 0845 120 2961

www.awareni.org

 

Mental Health Support and Advice

For information on looking after your mental health and a directory of local services visit

www.mindingyourhead.info

Eating disorders helpline – 028 9023 59 59

Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health – 028 9032 8474/ 028 6632 2995

www.niamh.co.uk

Rethink – 0845 456 0455

www.rethink.org

Action Mental Health Tel: 028 9182 8494

www.amh.org.uk

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

If you’re concerned about your own or someone else’s drinking, speak to your GP, who may refer you to a specialist agency. There are a range of services available across Northern Ireland that provide advice and support.  For a list of services operating in your local area visit the website www.drugsandalcoholni.info/services-near-you/

Cardiac Response Training 

Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke Tel: 028 9032 0184

www.nichsa.com

British Heart Foundation

www.bhf.org.uk/get-involved/in-your-area/northern-ireland.aspx

Irish Heart Foundation

www.irishheart.ie

The Cormac Trust

www.thecormactrust.com

http://americanaddictioncenters.org/substance-abuse-cardiovascular-disease/
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening http://www.aaascreening.info/

Obesity 

Enjoy Healthy Eatingwww.enjoyhealthyeating.info

Get a life get active:   www.getalifegetactive.com

Obesity: www.choosetolivebetter.com

Up for it programme –FREE, family focused healthy lifestyle programme Diane 07791334012 or dianeb@early-years.org

European Centre for Connected Health: www.eu-cch.org

Fermanagh Omagh Council

https://fermanaghomagh.com/residential-services/leisure/

Derry Strabane Council

http://www.derrystrabane.com/Leisure/Leisure-and-Sports

Mid Ulster

http://www.midulstercouncil.org/Things-To-Do/Sport-Leisure

Armagh Banbridge Craigavon Council

http://www.armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk/armagh/leisuremain

SUSTRANS Tel: 028 9043 4569

www.sustrans.org.uk

Promotion of Positive Health and Well Being 

Cancer Support

Action Cancer www.actioncancer.org

Cancerfocus NI  cancerfocusni.org

Northern Ireland Cancer Screening: www.cancerscreening.hscni.net

Family Support

Family support NI: www.familysupportni.gov.uk

Parenting support www.parentingni.org 028 9031 0891

NSPCC HELPLINE – 0808 800 5000 www.nspcc.org.uk

Carers

www.carersuk.org/about-carers-northern-ireland Tel: 028 9043 9843

AGE NI www.ageuk.org.uk/northern-ireland/health–wellbeing/

Tel: 0808 808 7575

Communities

Citizens Advice Bureau www.citizensadvice.co.uk/getadvice/

Maximising Access in Rural Areas (MARA) Tel: 028 8225 3950

www.publichealth.hscni.net/news/mara-project

Rural Support Helpline 0845 6067607  www.ruralsupport.org.uk

Community Development and Health Network: www.cdhn.org

Disability

Disability Action www.disabilityaction.org  028 9029 7880

Food Allergies

Allergy Northern Ireland

www.allergyni.co.uk/

www.allergyuk.org

www.irishanaphylaxis.org

Food Standards Agency

www.food.gov.uk/northern-ireland/nutritionni/niyoungpeople/survivorform/bestreadbefore/aboutallergies

Sexual Health

Help protect yourself: www.helpprotectyourself.info

http://lgbtni.org/

 

Family Planning Association: www.fpa.org.uk Tel: 0845 122 8687

Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation services

contact quit line on 0808 812 8008 or www.want2stop.info

Space to breathe: www.spacetobreathe.org.uk

Local Health Promotion Support

An extensive list of information leaflets and other resources on various health issues can be viewed by searching

on: www.publichealth.hscni.net/publications

Resources may be available from local health promotion resource centres. To request copies, contact the health promotion resource centre in your local Health and Social Care Trust (HSCT).

Northern HSCT – Tel: 028 2563 5375

Southern HSCT – Tel: 028 3741 2889

Western HSCT – Tel: 028 7186 5127

 

General Health & Well Being

Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service: www.nibts.org

Generic link to http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/index/information-and-services/health-and-well-being.htm

Road Safety

www.doeni.gov.uk/roadsafety

www.doeni.gov.uk/roadsafety/index/education/kidzone.htm

www.psni.police.uk/road_safety

www.nidirect.gov.uk/index/information-and-services/travel-and-transport/traffic-management/roadsafetypartnership.htm

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