Health and Wellbeing


Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan provide physical, financial and emotional support to help people live life to the full.

Macmillan Support Line- 0808 808 00 00 (8am to 8pm, open every day).

Visit Macmillan Website

Age NI

Free check in and chat telephone service for over 60s who feel isolated during this time
Call: 08088087575

Visit Age NI Website

Lifeline

Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair. No matter what your age or where you live in Northern Ireland, if you are or someone you know is in distress or despair, Lifeline is here to help.

Call: 08088088000

Deaf and hard of hearing Textphone users can call Lifeline on 18001 0808 808 8000

Visit Lifeline Website

Samaritans

Listening to & supporting anyone despairing or feeling suicidal 24/7.

Call: Free on 116123 or email jo@samaritans.org

Visit the Samaritans website

Nexus N

The helpline will offer much needed support, advice and referral for all victims of domestic and sexual abuse in Northern Ireland.

Call: 0808 802 1414

Visit Nexus NI website

Childline

There to support young people no matter that the issue is.

Call: 08001111

or visit https://www.childline.org.uk/ for more help, support and guidance.

Visit Childline Website

AWARE NI

AWARE NI is the depression charity for Northern Ireland. Check out some of their well-being tips & resources for both primary & post-primary children, advice for parents who are currently homeschooling Children. On their website you can find online support groups and much more information.

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AWARE NI Guide

This guide focus's on looking after the Mental Health of you and your baby


FMNI

Family Mediation NI continues to offer mediation sessions via online platforms to those separated parents who wish to engage in child focussed mediation.

Visit fmni websitefmni number 0289024326

Dealing with worry

This great resource is by Ed Sipler on Dealing with worry in difficult times, it is also available as an audio on YouTube.

Visit YouTube

Apps to mind your Mental Health & Wellbeing

NHS - mental health useful apps

The NHS have compiled a list of useful apps that will help with all aspects of mental health. These are available at

View List of Apps

Some other useful mindfulness Apps –

​Calm

Calm is the #1 app for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation. Join the millions experiencing better sleep, lower stress, and less anxiety with our guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs, stretching exercises, and relaxing music. Calm is recommended by top psychologists, therapists, and mental health experts.

Calm on iOS (apple)Calm on Android

Headspace

Get happy. Stress less. Sleep soundly. Headspace is your guide to everyday mindfulness in just a few minutes a day. Choose from hundreds of guided meditations on everything from managing stress and anxiety to sleep, productivity, exercise, and physical health — including short SOS meditations for when you’re on the go. And to help you find some space during tough times, Headspace is here for you with the new Weathering the storm pack.

Headspace on iOS (apple)Headspace on Android

 Yoga and Ab Workouts

Quick Ab Workout

This is a series of quick and short ab workouts to do over the course of 2 weeks. Or you can always do it again after you have finished the programe. Its also free and easy to do.

YouTube Ab Workout

Beginner Flexibility Routine

Yoga can help you relax, increase flexibility, increase muscle strength and improve respiration. This quick and easy YouTube tutorial can help you get started into Yoga.

Youtube Yoga

Health & Wellbeing for kids

WellRead

WellRead helps your child learn more about their own feelings as well as the feelings of the people around them. WellRead contains a collection of short stories accompanied with a series of question that will spark conversations with your child. This programme has been developed by in-house experts which means as you're enjoying quality time with your child, you're also caring for their emotional well-being.

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Duolingo

Learn a language for free. Duolingo is the world's most popular language learning platform, this can help aid parents who are homeschooling their children.


Duolingo on iOS (apple)Duolingo on Google Play

Libraries NI

Libraries Ni are uploading daily stories, rhymes and activities including Makaton Rhymes on their YouTube channel.

Visit Libraries NI Youtube

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