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Feel like learning some new skills to better deal with life’s ups and downs? Are you supporting a loved one living with depression or bipolar disorder? Aware, Ireland’s national charity supporting people affected by depression, bipolar disorder and mood-related conditions, is to host a number of free positive mental health programmes in Mayo starting in September.
Aware has launched a new freephone number for the organisation’s support line.
Aware support groups are a useful resource for individuals who are impacted by depression or bipolar disorder, and across the country Aware support groups receive over 12,000 visits each year. The meetings are free to attend and no referral is needed.
Each year, Aware support groups throughout the country receive 12,000 visits from people who are dealing with an experience of depression, bipolar or related mood disorders.
Pyjama parties, bake sales and fancy dress. It is that time of year again. The annual Petermarkathon fundraiser is back and coming to Peter Mark, Castlebar, from Friday October 23 to Monday October 26. This year the Peter Mark team will aim to raise much needed funds for Aware, and specifically its work supporting and educating teenagers about looking after their mental health.
The eighth annual Connemara Cycle for Aware takes place on May 16 and for the first time is the main event in an exciting new initiative - the Connemara Cycle 4 Light Festival - between Delphi Adventure Resort and Aware. The festival runs from Friday to Sunday May 15-17.
Athlone Samaritans have had their busiest year to date answering more calls than ever before. Details of the increase in use of Samaritans’ vital service were revealed in the 2013-2014 Impact Report covering Samaritans’ work in Ireland which was launched this week.
Aware, the national organisation providing support and information around stress, anxiety, and depression is providing a weekly support group in Loughrea and the organisation is encouraging people in the Athlone, Ballinasloe, and surrounding areas who are dealing with these common issues to try this free support option. The group, which meets in the Abbey on Abbey Street, Loughrea every Tuesday at 8pm, provides an opportunity for people to share particular concerns and challenges, and explore options that might help.
Tesco Ireland has announced that it has raised €2million for Aware through the fundraising efforts of Tesco’s employees and customers throughout the country and more than €81,000 was raised by Tesco stores in Mayo. The announcement marks the end of Tesco’s two-year Charity of the Year partnership with Aware which ran from 2012 to 2014, as selected by the company’s 15,000 employees.