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Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Training Calendar 2017/2018

 

Understanding Self Harm – Facilitated by ZEST

9.30 – 4.30 p.m  Sept 27th 2017 – Lurach Centre  Maghera

9.30 – 4.30 p.m  Feb 17th 2018 – Cookstown Enterprise Agency

Anger Management Training  – Facilitated by ZEST For Life

9.30 – 4.30 p.m September 28th 2017 – Involve House  Magherafelt

Mental Health First Aid 2 Day Training 

9.30 – 4.30  p.m 5th & 6th October 2017 – Learning Lodge Magherafelt

Bereavement Awareness Training – Facilitated by Cruse

9.30 – 1.00 p.m November 13th 2017 – Involve House  Magherafelt

Child Bereavement Awareness Training – Facilitated by Barnardos

2.00 – 4.30 p.m November 13th 2017 – Involve House  Magherafelt

All courses are free kindly funded by the PHA

Booking essential contact Denise Doherty 028 7963 4865 – denise@cwsan.org

Round 2 Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Small Grants Now Open for Applications

The Public Health Agency (PHA) has identified non-recurring funding to address the themes of Suicide Prevention, Self- Harm, Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being and have commissioned Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network to facilitate this process.
As such the Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network is inviting community and voluntary sector organisations to apply for non-recurring awards to address the outlined themes.
Grants are available at the level of £1,000 per project. Applications may be considered for more strategic projects over £1,000 limit dependent on evidence of need and availability of resources (PLEASE READ GUIDANCE NOTES). Groups with a total income over £100,000 will not be considered.

For further details and to obtain application pack please contact:

Denise Doherty
Cookstown and Western Shores Area Community Network, 
T 028 79 634865 
E denise@cwsan.org
(Please note offices will be clsoed 10/07/17 -14/07/17) inclusive

Mental Health Small Grants 20178/2018 – Closed

Closing Date 31/07/2017 – 12 Noon

The Public Health Agency (PHA) has identified non-recurring funding to address the themes of Suicide Prevention, Self- Harm, Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being and have commissioned Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network to facilitate this process.
As such the Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network is inviting community and voluntary sector organisations to apply for non-recurring awards to address the outlined themes.
Grants are available at the level of £1,000 per project. Applications may be considered for more strategic projects over £1,000 limit dependent on evidence of need and availability of resources (PLEASE READ GUIDANCE NOTES). Groups with a total income over £100,000 will not be considered.
For further details please contact:

Denise Doherty
Cookstown and Western Shores Area Community Network, 
T 028 79 634865 
E denise@cwsan.org
(Please note offices will be clsoed 10/07/17 -14/07/17) inclusive

 

The Public Health Agency (PHA) has identified non-recurring funding to address the themes of Suicide Prevention, Self- Harm, Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being and have commissioned Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network to facilitate this process.

As such the Cookstown and Western Shores Area Network is inviting community and voluntary secor organisations to apply for non-recurring awards to address the outlined themes.

Grants are available at the level of £1,000 per project.  Applications may be considered for more strategic projects over £1,000 limit dependent on evidence of need and availability of resources (PLEASE READ GUIDANCE NOTES). Groups with a total income over £100,000 will not be considered.

Email denise@cwsan.org to obtain an application pack.

 

 

Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Training 2016/2017

Dementia Awareness – Facilitated by Alzheimer Society 

9.30 – 4.30 p.m  23rd November 2016 – Learning Lodge Magherafelt

Understanding Self Harm – Facilitated by ZEST

9.30 – 4.30 p.m  Sept 15th 2016 – Lurach Centre  Maghera

9.30 – 4.30 p.m  Oct 14th 2016 – Involve House  Magherafelt

9.30 – 4.30 p.m March 7th 2017 – Crieve Centre Stewartstown

Bereavement Awareness Training – Facilitated by Cruse

9.30 – 1.00 p.m November 17th 2016 – Involve House  Magherafelt

Child Bereavement Awareness Training – Facilitated by Barnardos

2.00 – 2.03 p.m November 17th 2016 – Involve House  Magherafelt

All courses are free kindly funded by the PHA

Booking essential contact Denise Doherty 028 7963 4865 – denise@cwsan.org

COOKSTOWN & WESTERN SHORES AREA NETWORK (CWSAN)

 

COOKSTOWN & WESTERN SHORES AREA NETWORK (CWSAN)

Will hold its

Annual General Meeting

in

Tirgan Community Centre, Tirgan Road, Moneymore

on Wednesday 25th May 2016 at 7.30 pm

 Member Groups are requested to attend

 Buffet to follow AGM proceedings

CWSAN acknowledges core funding from DARD through the Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation Programme. 

CWSAN 20th AGM – 25th May 2016 7.30 p.m Tirgan Community Hall

MidUlster Funding Fair

MID ULSTER FUNDING FAIR

Thursday 21st April 2016

 4.00 pm—6.45 pm

 

The Tyrone Suite, Glenavon Hotel, Cookstown

 Funders in attendance include: 

Community Relations Council, Halifax Foundation for NI, Sport NI, Comic Relief, DARD Micro Capital Grants, Promoting Mental Health Small Grants, Mid Ulster District Council, etc.

 

If your group requires information on grants available, then come along to the evening where you’ll have an opportunity to speak to the funders directly about your groups requirements.

 

Fact: Groups who make themselves known to the funders have a better chance of being successful applicants!

 

This event is FREE and open to all –

Refreshments served  

 

To confirm attendance Tel. either:  

Cookstown on 028 8773 8845 / Magherafelt on 028 7930 1606 or Dungannon on 028 8555 6880

or Email: cwsan@aol.com

 

Everyone Welcome

 

5 Ways To Wellbeing Conference – 24th March 2016 Involve House Magherafet

Come along at 10.00 for a lively interactive conference where you can learn more about the new 5 ways To Wellbeing Conference. Taster sessions in Laughter Yoga, Musical Wellbeing, Tai Chi and Brain Fitness.

 

Finishes at 1.30 with lunch.

 

For more details contact Denise – denise@cwsan.org

Good Governance/ Good Committee Skills workshop Thursday 10th September at 7.30 pm

Training for Community Groups Good Governance/ Good Committee Skills workshop takes place on Thursday 10th September at 7.30 pm in the Crieve Centre, Stewartstown The workshop aims to target those who are involved in the management committee of a community organisation and would like some advice and training around how to manage your group more effectively. Training will help develop a better understanding of roles and responsibilities of committee members; how to be a more effective committee and how to improve governance within your organisation. For further information or to book a place please contact Anne at CWSAN on 028 87 738 845 or email: cwsan@aol.com

Take 5 – Five Ways To Wellbeing

The New Economics Foundation, the ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing’ (‘Take 5’) is a set of evidence-based public mental health messages aimed at improving the mental health and wellbeing of the whole population: ‘Take 5’ is aimed at raising awareness of the evidence based five ways to wellbeing and inform the development of local plans and activity to increase mental capital and wellbeing within local populations:

1. Connect: With the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. At home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these as the cornerstones of your life and invest time in developing them. Building these connections with support and enrich you every day.
2. Be Active: Go for a walk or run. Step outside. Cycle. Play a game. Garden. Dance. Exercising makes you feel good. Most importantly, discover a physical activity that you enjoy; one that suits your level of mobility and fitness.
3. Take Notice: Be curious. Catch sight of the beautiful. Remark on the unusual. Notice the changing seasons. Savour the moment, whether you are on a train, eating lunch or talking to friends. Be aware of the world around you and what you are feeling.
4. Keep Learning: Try something new. Rediscover an old interest. Sign up for that course. Take on a different responsibility at work. Fix a bike. Learn to play an instrument or how to cook your favourite food. Set a challenge you will enjoy achieving. Learning new things will make you more confident, as well as being fun to do.
5. Give: Do something nice for a friend, or a stranger. Thank someone. Smile. Volunteer your time. Join a community group. Look out, as well as in. Seeing yourself, and your happiness, linked to the wider community can be incredibly rewarding and will create connections with the people around you.

Free Self Harm Awareness & Bereavement Awareness Training

Self Harm Awareness Training

The Lurach Centre Maghera – 22nd October 2015 9.30 – 5.00 p.m

Involve House, Magherafelt – 25th February 2016 9.30 – 5.00 p.m

Cookstown Enterprise Centre – 10th March 2016 9.30 – 5.00 p.m

Bereavement Awareness Training

Cruse Bereavement Awareness Workshop – 18th Nov 2015 10.00 am – 13.30 Cookstown Library

Barnardos Child & Young People Bereavement Workshop  – 18th Nov 2014 14.30 pm – 16.30 Cookstown Library

These courses have been funded by the Public Health Agency. Lunch and light refreshments will be served.
Further Detail/ Bookings 028 79 634865 or cwsanmidulster@btconnect.com

 

New Round of Mental Health Funding

FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT – SMALL GRANTS SCHEME 2015-16 – Northern Area

*MENTAL & EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING AND SUICIDE PREVENTION

Date: 14/08/15

Community Based Promoting Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Small Grants available in MidUlster Council area (Magherafelt & Cookstown).

The Public Health Agency (PHA) has identified non-recurring funding to address the themes of Suicide Prevention, Self- Harm, Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being and have commissioned Cookstown & Western Shores Area Community Network to facilitate this process.

As such the Cookstown & Western Shores Area Community Network is inviting community and voluntary sector organisations to apply for non-recurring awards to address the outlined themes.

Grants are available at the level of £1,000 per project. Applications may be considered for more strategic projects over £1,000 limit dependent on evidence of need and availability of resources.

Applications will be assessed on the potential to improve health and wellbeing and on the ability to complete the work by the end of January 2016, including evaluation, by mid-March 2016. Dates for applications are as follows:
Monday 17th August 2015 – open for applications.
Wednesday 16th September 2015 – close for applications.

Small Grant Scheme aims:
• Promote awareness of issues around mental health problems:
• Encourage communities to be pro-active in promoting positive mental health and emotional well-being, and tackle the contributing factors of self-harm and suicide
• To build sustainable resilient communities through positive collaboration of organisations/groups
• Promote innovative interventions/programmes that promote positive mental health and emotional well-being, and tackle the contributing factors of self-harm and suicide

Applications also should promote protective factors and build resilience, including e.g. early intervention, emotional wellbeing awareness work, increasing the capacity for self help and measures to improve quality of life.

For further details please contact:
Denise Doherty
Suicide Prevention Development Officer
Cookstown & Western Shores Area Network
Unit 2 80/82 Rainey Street
Magherafelt
BT45 5AJ
028 79 634865 or cwsanmidulster@btconnect.com

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 16th September 2015 at 12 noon

Cookstown & Western Shores Area Network Promoting Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Small Grants Scheme is funded through the Public Health Agency and is delivering in the council areas of Magherafelt and Cookstown.