Good mental
health for all

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We want you and your community to be able to live life to the full. That’s why finding ways to prevent mental health problems is at the heart of what we do. 

Mental health information and advice

Our mental health information and advice is based on evidence and the lived experiences of real people. Find out how to look after your mental health and help prevent mental ill health from developing.
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Testing and evaluating the best approaches to improving mental health in communities across Northern Ireland and rolling them out as widely as possible.

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Publishing studies and reports on what protects mental health as well as the causes of poor mental health in Northern Ireland and how to tackle them.

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Policy and advocacy

Proposing solutions and campaigning for change to address the underlying causes of poor mental health in Northern Ireland.

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Northern Ireland in numbers

£3.4 billion

Mental health problems currently cost the Northern Ireland economy £3.4 billion each year.

One in five

One in five adults in Northern Ireland has experienced a mental health problem.

One in eight

One in eight children and young persons in Northern Ireland experienced emotional problems.

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Make a donation

Your donation, no matter how big or small, can help us achieve good mental health for all.

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Events and fundraising

From running a marathon to showing your support with a green ribbon, holding a bake sale to sharing your personal experience of mental health, there’s something for everyone

Current highlights

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Our best mental health tips - backed by research
Our best mental health tips - backed by research
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Coronavirus: Mental Health in the Pandemic Study
Coronavirus: Mental Health in the Pandemic Study
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Ultra Challenge Series
Ultra Challenge Series
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Covid Response Programme
Covid Response Programme

Recent news

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Northern Ireland Assembly Manifesto 2022

We propose our political parties get behind these five asks to support better mental health for all - to reduce distress, improve wellbeing and save lives.

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Hundreds of thousands of adults in Northern Ireland affected by loneliness

We call on the new Assembly to take loneliness seriously and create new £2 million Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund.