Mind My MS
Are you living with MS in the Mid and East Antrim area of Northern Ireland?
Our new Big Lottery funded project, Mind my MS, is here for you.
Over the next 2 years, working with local charities, we can help improve your emotional wellbeing through counselling, mindfulness, and social meet ups.
These will be available in both rural and urban spots across the Ballymena, Carrickfergus and Larne areas of Northern Ireland.
You can explore what’s on offer on this page. And also find out more by calling Rachel or Lisa (pictured above) on 02890 802 802 or email [email protected]
Explore our services
MS Connect Cafés
Join us at one of our 9 friendly café locations throughout Mid and East Antrim.
These are informal gatherings where you can meet other people living with MS in a relaxed and friendly environment. It's an opportunity to make connections, support one another and have a coffee together.
Our Connect Cafés each have volunteer hosts who will be there to welcome you and introduce you to others who live with MS. You can come along to a café at any point and we have a number of locations and times to suit you.
Interested? Don't be shy, give Rachel or Lisa a call on 02890 802 802 or email [email protected]
Aware NI are experts in delivering mental health and well-being programmes to many people across NI. They’ll be delivering bespoke mindfulness sessions to help you live well with MS.
Mindfulness encourages us to be more aware of ourselves and to focus on a healthy mind and body. The programmes will give you tools and techniques to help you live well with MS.
Each mindfulness programme will be delivered to groups of people with MS and each programme is delivered over 4 weeks throughout the Carrickfergus, Ballymena and Larne areas. You can find out more by calling 02890 802 802 or emailing [email protected]
New Life Counselling is a leading counselling charity in Northern Ireland.
They’ll be delivering up to six counselling sessions per person in venues throughout the Carrickfergus, Ballymena and Larne areas. Counselling is a therapeutic process where you can be open and honest with a trained counsellor.
You can explore challenges and difficulties in a safe space. Counselling can help you grow in self confidence as you talk through issues. Find out more by calling 02890 802 802 or emailing [email protected]
What to find out more about our services? Give us a call on 02890 802 802 or email [email protected]
Could you volunteer with the project?
Mind My MS volunteers play a vital role in helping deliver this project from providing a welcoming environment as a Café Host or by promoting and raising awareness of the project as an Influencer.
About our project
Mind My MS Project is a two year Big Lottery funded Project which works in partnership with Aware NI and New Life Counselling.