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Tag: Mental Health

Awareness is good, action is better.

I was a smoker for about 15 years. I finally stopped for the umpteenth and FINAL time 3 weeks ago. For 15 years I was very aware that it was not good for me, I was reminded all the time by non-smoking (or worse reformed ex-smoking) family and friends, every cigarette packet I picked up…oh…
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Why the Hummingbird?

Anyone who knows me will know that I love to talk to people about who we are and what we do at the Hummingbird Project. First and foremost, it is because I’m proud of the change that we inspire in others and passionate about spreading the word, because we keep getting told that we have…
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Launch of Hummingbird Connect – a COVID-19 response for our community.

We are delighted to announce that The Hummingbird Project (an award winning local organisation) has today launched a new community referral service with Ballysally Focus on Family, Causeway Women’s Aid, Millburn Community Association, West Bann Development Hub and Cross Glebe Community Association We are all living in chaotic times where our personal resilience is being tested to the…
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PwC GameChanger Update

PwC GameChanger update: Last week on the 28th of august the GameChanger participants had the pleasure of visiting Glenariff glens, in the beautiful landscape in the Antrim glens. there they completed an evaluation of the programme so far.James McAleese stated: “Emerging is a complex and harrowing set of back stories, a challenging mix of needs,…
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Training Continues…

Delighted to be delivering our Level 1 Emotional Resilience Training to members of staff from WD Meats Coleraine over two weeks in July and August. The participants unanimously agreed that gaining skills in building and maintaining resilience is the key to sustaining positive mental health. Thanks to Sharon Finlay for the welcome and we look forward to…
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The PwC Challenge 2019

We’re delighted to announce we have been chosen as the PwC Challenge Partner for 2019. Chosen by a panel of independent experts including Professor Siobhan O’Neill of the University of Ulster , over £40,000 will be donated to the programme designed to address Suicide Prevention in conjunction with the Bytes Project and Kippie CIC . Working with young people…
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An Evening with Amplify NI

We were delighted to be invited by Amplify NI to tell our story at their storytelling event to highlight the power that communities and people have when they come together to address social change. The night was truly inspiring and we hope that we contributed to the atmosphere with our vision to empower people to determine their…
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Funding News – Paul Hamlyn Foundation

We are excited and honoured to have been awarded the ideas and pioneers grant from The Paul Hamlyn Foundation. With this funding and support we will be doing ground-breaking work with children and young people to co-develop and create early intervention and prevention tools and workshops to strengthen their confidence, emotional resilience and coping strategies. We…
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Christmas with the Community Foundation

Many thanks to The Community Foundation for inviting us to be a part of your Christmas Celebration, was a proper festive, relaxed and hopeful evening.

Why Work?

Had a great couple of weeks delivering our “Why Work?” program over 2 half day sessions to Network Personnel clients in Magherafelt, who have been struggling to overcome their work barriers and get confident and motivated to step into the world of work. The feedback from Network Personnel staff and the participants has been amazing, anyone interested…
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