St Dallan’s Primary School in Warrenpoint, combined with Cumann Pheadair Naofa, as part of the Club/School Link, hosted their annual GAA Health and Wellbeing Day for Primary 7 pupils on Friday April 15th 2016.
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 […]
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 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 – […]
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 […]
To coincide with National Anti-bullying month, Strabane Sigerson’s Health and Wellbeing Committee initiated a poster competition in the local primary schools. Children were asked to create a poster explaining what bullying means to them.
Health and Wellbeing was the dominant theme at a highly successful information evening for Tyrone clubs at Garvaghey.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.