Davy Partnership with Aware

We were delighted to announce Aware as our new charity partner, who we will support through a company volunteer programme. As an organisation, we are focused on creating better futures for our clients. A partnership of this nature is very meaningful for us, particularly at a time when we need more support than ever before In 2020.

About Aware

Aware is the national organisation providing support, education and information services for people impacted by anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and other mood related conditions. Aware support services are available 365 days a year, offering a space where people can talk through concerns, explore available options and learn new ways to cope. Their positive mental health programmes aim to educate and empower people to look after their own mental health. Aware provides a wealth of information on anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder, in addition to tips for coping and supporting a loved one through their website, blog posts and videos.

Aware has a dedicated staff and a network of over 400 volunteers across the country. All of Aware’s services to the public are free and have a profound impact on individuals, families and communities throughout Ireland. please visit www.Aware.ie

Services Provided by Aware

SUPPORT
Aware support services offer a space where people can talk through concerns, explore available options and learn ways to manage anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and minimise the impact it has on their lives. Ages 18 and over.

Free Support Line - Freephone 1800 80 48 48 – Available 7 days, 10am – 10pm.

Support Mail - Email supportmail@aware.ie – Available any time, response within 24 hours.

Support & Self-Care Groups (via Zoom & Phone-in)- Share experiences, understanding, tips and support with peers – Book online >>

EDUCATION
Aware aims to educate and empower people to look after their mental health through online education programmes. Free programmes currently available:

Life Skills Online –based on principles of CBT, paired with volunteer, 8 weeks

Virtual Life Skills – delivered via Zoom, replaces traditional classroom, 6 weeks

Online Self-Directed Programmes –Covid-19, Sleep, Resilience & Stress

INFORMATION
Aware provides mental health information on topics such as anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder. In addition to how to support a loved one, tips for coping, how to manage your mental health amidst a global pandemic through our information pages, blogs and videos on our YouTube channel.

Information Pages – Covid-19, anxiety, parent info, depression, coping tips, etc.

Blog Posts – Personal stories, volunteers experiences, tips for coping, etc.

Lecture Series – Each month Aware’s host a lecture on a variety of topics and how they relate to mental health – from nutrition to sleep, to understanding depression, to talking to your GP, to caring for another, to self-compassion, etc.