Health & Wellbeing Useful Links

The website offers a single point of access to Northern Ireland helpline numbers and websites, where people can find the right helpline to suit their needs.

Drink Awareness courses available

Lets Beat Bullying information booklet

Virtual Lives Booklet from the Health Improvement Department of the Western Health and Social Care Trust on how new technology impacts on the emotional health and wellbeing of young people

Download a sample Drug and Alcohol policy

Protect Life Brochure  – Training available for Suicide prevention and Self Harm issues

Southern area support services  – A full directory of Health and Well-being services available in the Southern Health Board area with National numbers also available

Community Wide Information on Training Options – Information for training regarding Mental Health issues.

Suicide Awareness 

Lifeline 0808 808 8000

Samaritans 08457 90 90 90

ZEST 028 7126 69999

AWARE Defeat Depression 0845 120 2961

Mental Health Support and Advice

For information on looking after your mental health and a directory of local services visit

Eating disorders helpline – 028 9023 59 59

Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health – 028 9032 8474/ 028 6632 2995

Rethink – 0845 456 0455

Action Mental Health Tel: 028 9182 8494

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous 028 9043 4848

Drinkline – 0800 917 8282

Gamblers Anonymous – 028 9024 9185

Narcotics Anonymous – 0781017 2991

National Drugs Helpline (FRANK) – 0800 77 66 00

Smokers Helpline – 0808 812 8008

Breakthru – 028 8775 3228

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Addiction NI Tel: 028 9066 4434

Cardiac Response Training 

Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke Tel: 028 9032 0184

British Heart Foundation

Irish Heart Foundation

The Cormac Trust


Enjoy Healthy

Get a life get active:


Up for it programme –FREE, family focused healthy lifestyle programme Diane 07791334012 or

European Centre for Connected Health:

Active Communities

Active Communities is a Sport Northern Ireland lottery funded initiative that aims to increase participation in sport and physical recreation in Northern Ireland.  Through Active Communities, Sport Northern Ireland is working in partnership with the district councils to help people get active and stay active. They deliver a variety of physical activity based programmes to meet community needs.  Active Communities is for everyone, with a focus on Young People, Older People, Women and Girls and People with a Disability. More:

Promotion of Positive Health and Well Being 

Cancer Support

Action Cancer

Cancerfocus NI

Northern Ireland Cancer Screening:

Family Support

Family support NI:

Parenting support 028 9031 0891

NSPCC HELPLINE – 0808 800 5000

Carers Tel: 028 9043 9843

AGE NI–wellbeing/

Tel: 0808 808 7575


Citizens Advice Bureau

Maximising Access in Rural Areas (MARA) Tel: 028 8225 3950

Rural Support Helpline 0845 6067607

Community Development and Health Network:


Disability Action  028 9029 7880

Food Allergies

Allergy Northern Ireland

Food Standards Agency

Sexual Health

Help protect yourself:


Family Ties Project:

Gay Helpline:

Positive Life: helpline 0800 137 437

Here NI:

Lesbian Line:

The Rainbow Project:

Family Planning Association: Tel: 0845 122 8687

Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation services

contact quit line on 0808 812 8008 or

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Local Health Promotion Support

An extensive list of information leaflets and other resources on various health issues can be viewed by searching


Resources may be available from local health promotion resource centres. To request copies, contact

the health promotion resource centre in your local Health and Social Care Trust (HSCT).

Northern HSCT – Tel: 028 2563 5375, Email:

Southern HSCT – Tel: 028 3741 2889, Email:

Western HSCT – Tel: 028 7186 5127, Email:

Nuala Carlin REACH Project Coordinator

Debbie Whitten REACH Project Support

General Health & Well Being

Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service:

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