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Support Group Opening In Newcastle To Support Aware Defeat Depression

Aware Defeat Depression, the only charity in Northern Ireland working exclusively for those affected by depression is to open up a weekly Support Group in the Newcastle Centre, Newcastle. The Support Group, which is free of charge to attend, will launch on Thursday 13 February 2014 at 7pm. The groups welcome…

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Castlewellan Cyclist Raises £865 For Aware Defeat Depression

A Castlewellan cyclist who peddled his way around Lough Neagh for charity has raised over £800 to help people suffering from depression. Peadar Curran, a photography technician at Down County Museum in Downpatrick, took on the 85-mile Lap the Lough challenge in August to raise money for Aware Defeat Depression….

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Support the Aware Defeat Depression Awareness Week

While so many people in the Downpatrick community and beyond are mourning the sad untimely death of Stephen Shannon who suffered from depression, a regional agency which is working to fight this illness, has launched an awareness week writes Donna McKinney. With an increase of 3.1% of adults diagnosed with…

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