Funding available for local suicide prevention projects

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The Public Health Agency (PHA) has identified non-recurring funding to address the themes of Suicide Prevention, Self- Harm, Mental Health & Emotional Well-Being and have commissioned North Antrim Community Network (NACN) to facilitate this process.

As such the North Antrim Community Network - which takes in the Coleraine area - is inviting community and voluntary sector organisations to apply for non-recurring awards to address the outlined themes. Grants are available at the level of £1,000 per project. Applications may be considered for more strategic projects over £1,000 limit dependent on evidence of need and availability of resources.

Applications will be assessed on the potential to improve health and wellbeing and on the ability to complete the work by the end of February 2015, including evaluation, by mid-March 2015. Tuesday 6th May 2014 – close for applications.

For further information, contact Amanda Elliott, Suicide Prevention Development Officer mobile: 07740282650; Network Office 028 217 72100; email amanda@nacn.org