Information and Support

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, the following organisations can help:

Wave Trauma Centre

Wave Trauma Centre offer care and support to anyone bereaved or traumatised through violence, irrespective of religious, cultural or political belief. The philosophy and ethos of the organisation is one of inclusiveness i.e. anyone bereaved or traumatised, those physically impaired as a result of the violence in Northern Ireland and those who care for them.

Contact the centre by phone on 028 9077 9922

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Victims and Survivors Service

The Victims and Survivors Service was established in April 2012 to help improve the lives of victims and survivors of Northern Ireland’s troubled past. They offer a one-to-one assessment providing support and advice to see how they may be able to help meet your needs. After assessment they will agree a package of support with you on advocacy, health & wellbeing, personal development and welfare advice and work with you to ensure you receive the best help available.

Contact them by phone on 028 9027 9100


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The Forgiveness Project

The Forgiveness Project is a UK-based charitable organisation which explores forgiveness, reconciliation and conflict resolution through real-life human experience. The project works at a local, national and international level to help build a future free of conflict and violence by healing the wounds of the past.

By collecting and sharing people's stories, and delivering outreach programmes, The Forgiveness Project encourages and empowers people to explore the nature of forgiveness and alternatives to revenge.

Visit The Forgiveness Project site

Depression Alliance

Depression Alliance works specifically with people who experience depression and anxiety. They provide support and understanding to those who are affected by it, including friends and family of sufferers. They operate a national network of self-help groups, an online support forum and publish a quarterly magazine to ensure that nobody suffers alone. They also campaign to raise awareness and reduce stigma about depression.

Phone: 0845 123 23 20

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Victim Support NI

Victim Support NI offers emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime across Northern Ireland. For any further information please contact the Victim Support Line.

Victim Support Line: 0845 30 30 900 or alternatively, call 02890 244 039

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Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.

Phone: 028 9079 2419

Visit the Cruse Bereavement Care site

Combat Stress

Combat Stress is the UK's leading military charity specialising in the care of Veterans' mental health.

If you have Served in the UK Armed Forces, are currently serving, or know someone who has, you can call the Combat Stress 24-hour Helpline.

Phone: 0800 138 1619

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