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Thank you for your patience.

Broken links are possible but we are working to limit impact.

Because each life lost

is one too many

 

In less than 45mins

this FREE online course can give you the skills and confidence to have a life-saving conversation.

Has printable certificate of completion

 

There is also a

5mins Gateway Module

raising awareness of potential behaviour patterns that could suggest someone is having suicidal thoughts, and how your conversation may help.

 

The Mental Health Forum

will be delivering free

'Café Conversation' style

group workshops of this training in the SHSCT area when COVID restrictions ease enough to permit it.

Workshops are facilitated by people with actual lived experience of suicide issues.

 

 Express Interest here

and you will be contacted when dates and venues are set.

Welcome to

The safety and wellbeing of our members and clients is important to us, so we are honouring the official Government and HSC requests to work without unnecessary 'face to face' contact. 

 

We remain available

to offer you information, signposting, and support

during these difficult times.

 

See 'Contact Us' Tab above  for email and phone details

 

You may also wish to visit these Official Websites: 

 NI Exec Updates     NI Direct     Public Health Agency    Dept of Health    Gov.uk 

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We are

The voice of service users

 

Proudly working with Community, Carers & Professionals

in the Southern Health & Social Care Trust area of Northern Ireland

The Mental Health Forum is an independent organisation registered with the Charity Commission for N. Ireland.

 

We provide information and signposting on mental health issues to the community and are proud to be the "Voice of service users" within planning and delivery of services for the Southern Health Trust. We are committed to promoting a 'strengths-based' Recovery focus, and so support and facilitate the direct engagement of service users and carers across multiple aspects of that planning and delivery. As an organisation we are deeply embedded in, and capacity build for this coproduction wthin our mental health directorate.

 

This Forum website is a peer-led information hub and interactive Recovery resource for anyone with an interest in mental health issues, as well as those interested in using their personal lived experience to inform and improve mental health services. 

A volunteer programme supports the website project and full training is provided. Our site also signposts the wider community to a range of awareness and skill-building courses to support wellness, recovery and community connection.

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