Mental Health Awareness World Suicide Prevention Day

This sculpture has appeared overnight in Bristol to mark World Suicide Prevention Day. It features a teddy bear comforting someone.The artwork is located overlooking Jacob’s Wells Road, close to the bridge connecting Upper Berkeley Close to West End car park. It serves as a stark reminder of the pain many people are going through and Read more…

Launch of Recovery Together

Today sees the official launch of recovery together at Inspire well-being – aimed at veterans their families and carers this initiative brings a unique set of services, including equine therapy, horticulture therapy, advocacy and psycho education to help tackle Serious stress within this community. for further detail on how you can benefit from these services Read more…

Recovery Together

A new and exciting project has been launched thanks to the funding of The Armed Forces Covenant Fund. This new Northern Ireland specific service will offer Alternative therapies along side traditional therapies. It is aimed at Veterans’ Families and Carers with all veterans eligible for assistance. Included in the range of therapies is Horticultural Therapy, Read more…

Blossoms at Larne Lough

Blossoms at Larne Lough specialises in using Horticultural Therapy to increase health & wellbeing and decrease stress. Horticultural therapy is a term that is used to refer to a wide range of different programs and therapeutic interventions that use nature-based activities to improve the quality of people’s lives – physically, emotionally, socially, mentally and cognitively. Read more…

Solo Atlantic Crossing

If ever a story displayed you can keep a good mane down then this Lee Spencer A former Royal Marine who lost his leg in an accident is a perfect example of positive attitude. Lee has completed the fastest unsupported solo row across the Atlantic. Lee Spencer finished the crossing from mainland Europe to South America in Read more…

Armed Forces Covenant Fund NI Project Awards

Two existing charities in Northern Ireland will between them receive almost one million pounds in covenant funding to deliver much needed mental well-being services to veterans their families and their carers.  Inspire Wellbeing awarded £703K through a new “Recovery Together” project will bring together a range of innovative wellbeing and support services across Northern Ireland, Read more…

Creation of mental health toolkit aimed at ex-Service personnel

A mental health toolkit, MIND Fitness, specifically designed for ex-Service personnel, is to be developed thanks to funding from the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT). MIND Fitness will help overcome the barriers Service leavers have in seeking mental health support, enabling them to identify whether they are suffering from a mental health issue (particularly depression, Read more…

Support For PTSD Launched

Over the past number of weeks the Ely Centre Board of Directors and Brooke House Steering Committee and been extremely busy undertaking recruitment to the remaining posts within the Brooke House Project. An Ely Centre project funded by the Chancellor using Libor Funds. The successful appointments who have now commenced employment are Talking Therapies Co-ordinator Mr David Read more…