Formally established in March 2000 our purpose is to promote within the South Armagh area the health and recovery of people experiencing mental health problems and distress by:
1. Raising awareness among the public about the needs of and help available to people experiencing mental health problems
2. Assisting and supporting their integration into social and community life
3. Providing services and other forms of support that promote opportunity, choice independence and equality, including the identification of training, work placement and employment opportunities
We are an independent community-based organisation, a registered charity with the NI Charity Commission and are based in the WALD Centre in Cullyhanna. We are a Healthy Living Centre and are part of the NI Healthy Living Alliance. Our Staff and Management Committee have extensive experience in community development, health and social care, service user involvement, working at a grass roots level.
Our support services benefit individuals and families and the wider community in the South Armagh area who are impacted by symptoms of mental ill health. We aim to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, combat any negative connotations associated with the illness and promote positive mental health and wellbeing. We do this via a range of activities and programmes ranging from:
The Rural Health Partnership aims to address rural health inequalities by improving the well-being of local people through the programmes it offers and working in partnership with other community, voluntary and statutory organisations.
Project Development Officer
Social Prescriber Officer
Digital Marketing & Communications Volunteer
Peer Volunteer Outreach Worker
Rural Health Partnership
South Armagh, WALD Centre, Tullynavall Road. Cullyhanna, Newry, Co Down. BT35 0PZ
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Charity no. 101803