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Action Mental Health Free Workshops in your Area

Action Mental Health Free Workshops in your Area

March 18th, 2016 | Blog, Health & Wellness

Mindset is a Mental & Emotional Health & Wellbeing Awareness programme for young people, 14–17 years and adults. The free courses are delivered across all Trust areas. Aims: raise awareness and increase knowledge and understanding of Mental and Emotional Health and Wellbeing raise awareness of signs and symptoms of mental ill health promote self-help/resilience techniques […]

Blood Donation Session @ Owen Roes

Blood Donation Session @ Owen Roes

March 14th, 2016 | Blog, Health & Wellness

For the first time ever Owen Roes Glenmornan are running a blood donation session on Monday 21st March 2016 @ 2-4pm and 5-8pm. The session will take place in Glenmornan Community Hall. For further information contact Mrs Gráinne Kelly, Health & Wellbeing Officer, Owen Roes Leckpatrick on 0(28) 7188 6200 or 07917 418089.

Fermanagh GAA offer range of Health Workshops

Fermanagh GAA offer range of Health Workshops

February 22nd, 2016 | Blog, Health & Wellness

Fermanagh GAA will be offering a range of Health and Wellbeing Workshops in the coming months. Belcoo O’Rahilly’s Health & Wellbeing Programme Monday 7th March 2016 Concussion Awareness Workshop Belcoo Healthy Living Centre, 8pm sharp Vital for anyone and everyone who has any contact with players of any age group including the players themselves – […]

Sugar the focus of St Nailes Kinawley’s Health Day

Sugar the focus of St Nailes Kinawley’s Health Day

February 4th, 2016 | Blog, Health & Wellness

The impact of sugar on our health and wellbeing has been very well documented recently and it was the focus of the recent health day in St Nailes Kinawley. The primary schools pupils developed a wall display illustrating the sugar content in some of our favourite beverages! A very powerful piece of work and one […]

Helpline Network NI

Helpline Network NI

November 10th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

The Helplines Network NI members provide a variety of support services including information, advice, counselling and befriending. Many of the services take place over the phone, via email, text and in some cases, with live web-chat. The Helplines are run by public, voluntary and community organisations and are non-profit making. Download: – Helplines Network NI […]

Social Initiative Trip to Croke Park

Social Initiative Trip to Croke Park

October 30th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

The Tyrone Health and Wellbeing Committee is organising a coach trip to Dublin and a tour of the Croke Park stadium as its latest social initiative. The outing, which is being supported by the Red Cross, is available to those aged 60 or over, male and female, and is aimed at providing those participating with […]

Tyrone stars back online safety campaign

Tyrone stars back online safety campaign

October 20th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

Tyrone stars Connor McAliskey and Conor Meyler have thrown their weight behind a campaign to keep young people safe on-line. The Red Hand county is leading the way in efforts to protect its youth against the danger posed by the mis-use of social media. The county Health and Wellbeing Committee is offering specialist training to […]

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening

October 20th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

Around 1 in 40 men aged over 65 have an Abdominal Aorta Aneurysm (AAA), a swelling of the main artery in the body as it passes through the abdomen. This can be life-threatening if left untreated. In order to reduce deaths from an AAA, a screening programme invites men for a quick, free and painless […]

Glenavy Big Dander

Glenavy Big Dander

October 19th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

On Sunday 4th October 2015, St Joseph’s GAC, Glenavy held the first Glenavy Big Dander event to officially open the new community walking track recently completed with the help of funding from the Alpha Programme. The day was an amazing success with nearly 400 people using this facility – people of all ages, all abilities, […]

GAA Clubs Play Their Part on World Mental Health Day

GAA Clubs Play Their Part on World Mental Health Day

October 10th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

We all have mental health, some people call it ‘emotional health’ or ‘wellbeing’ and it is just as important as your physical health. Being mentally healthy doesn’t just mean that you don’t have a mental health problem. If you’re in good mental health it also means you can cope with life and play a full […]

Championing Health within Fermanagh GAA

Championing Health within Fermanagh GAA

September 10th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

Are you interested in becoming a Health Champion for your Club? Cancer Focus Northern Ireland will be running a Programme along with the Fermanagh GAA and your local Pharmacist through the Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership. Name of the Programme: Championing Health within Fermanagh GAA Length of the Programme: 8 Sessions plus Intro Session (Monday evenings […]

School leavers urged to get new meningitis vaccine

School leavers urged to get new meningitis vaccine

August 7th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging school leavers and first-time university students to get the new meningococcal vaccine which is now available. This vaccination helps protect against four different causes of meningitis and septicaemia – meningococcal A, C, W and Y diseases.

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