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WALK AND TALK 2019

WALK AND TALK 2019

At the Niamh Louise Foundation we hosted our annual walk and talk event on Saturday 7th September 2019, which was held in remembrance of World Suicide Awareness Day, which takes place, 10th September.

Posted on 15th September 2019 | Read more »
WALK AND TALK 2019

WALK AND TALK 2019

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR OUR WALK AND TALK 2019 IS NOW OPEN!

Posted on 28th August 2019 | Read more »
Child Protection and Vulnerable Adult Training

Child Protection and Vulnerable Adult Training

A number of our Suicide Prevention Team, Sessional Workers, Volunteers and Committee Members successfully completed ‘Understanding Child Protection’ training which was delivered at the foundation.⠀

Posted on 19th July 2019 | Read more »
Meet Our Empowering Young Minds Advocates

Meet Our Empowering Young Minds Advocates

We are delighted to announce we have recently trained a group of 14 advocates under 25, who are now trained to signpost those they are worried abot to the appropriate help, while also promoting our Empowering Young Minds Programme and the foundation.

Posted on 19th July 2019 | Read more »
Awareness Sessions

Awareness Sessions

Just a few pictures from some recent awareness presentations in the community:

Posted on 10th May 2019 | Read more »
Trauma

Trauma

When we experience a trauma the world seems to stop. Nothing seems real. Adrenaline and fear can flow through our bodies, heightening our emotions and making us think or feel things we normally wouldn’t. Our body goes into shock and may choose to fight, flight, or freeze from the situation. If you, or anyone you […]

Posted on 10th May 2019 | Read more »
Mountains for Malachy 2019

Mountains for Malachy 2019

A brilliant event taking place in May 2019: The Four Peaks Challenge on the weekend of 16th -19th May 2019, climbing each of the highest peaks in each province in Ireland in four days in aid of The Niamh Louise Foundation. 1. Mweelrea (814 metres), Connaught’s highest mountain – Mayo (Thurs) 2. Carrauntoohil (1,038 metres) […]

Posted on 10th May 2019 | Read more »
Drumglass High School, Dungannon complete Empowering Young Minds Programme

Drumglass High School, Dungannon complete Empowering Young Minds Programme

A big well done to the pupils in Drumglass High School, Dungannon who completed our Empowering Young Minds programme funded by The National Lottery Community Fund Northern Ireland. The pupils were from Years 8-11 in the school and were brilliant to work with. Completing our programme is one of the many ways Drumglass High School […]

Posted on 10th May 2019 | Read more »
Belfast Telegraph Article

Belfast Telegraph Article

Niamh McKee (15) tragically died by suicide on November 21, 2005 sending shockwaves through Clonmore outside Dungannon. Her death prompted her brave mum Catherine McBennett to start the Niamh Louise Foundation in a bid to help others. Catherine co-founded the foundation with Niamh’s step-father James, and Anne Donaghy, now Chief Executive of Mid and East […]

Posted on 10th May 2019 | Read more »
St. Mary’s University College, Belfast

St. Mary’s University College, Belfast

The Niamh Louise Foundation was delighted to have the opportunity to work with Year 3 students and their lecturers in St. Mary’s University College, Belfast, to expand our Empowering Young Minds programme. funded by The National Lottery Community Fund Northern Ireland We were able to develop an introductory pilot programme which will work towards helping […]

Posted on 10th May 2019 | Read more »

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