A new way to say Merry Christmas this year – donate the cost of cards to us and send CAUSE eCards Read more
We always need volunteers to help at forthcoming bag packs and collections Read more
Cool FM radio presenter Paulo Ross is well known for his love of mountain walking — and for deeply personal reasons he’s passionate about the health benefits it brings and the support CAUSE offers. Read more
CAUSE is peer-led which means it is run by mental health carers for mental health carers. We know from direct personal experience the issues that you as a mental health carer can face. Carer Advocates are here to provide you with help - tailored to what you need to cope in your care-giving role. Read more
A safe and confidential space to talk, to learn about mental illness and services but also to connect with others who are dealing with similar issues and problems.
We arrange supporting activities and short breaks to ensure carers can prioritise their own health and well-being.
Our courses for carers and professionals, are designed to provide specific training - based on lived experience - to all those affected by a loved one's serious mental illness.
CAUSE is peer-led which means it is run by mental health carers for mental health carers. We know from direct personal experience the issues that you as a mental health carer can face. Carer Advocates are here to provide you with help - tailored to what you need to cope in your care-giving role.
As a unique peer led organisation, all our frontline staff have direct personal experience of supporting a loved one with a serious mental illness and offer a wealth of experience in delivering carer awareness training to a diverse range of professionals, trainees and students.
You're the reason we can continue supporting the many families, friends and partners who are affected greatly by a loved one's serious mental illness.Donate today because you care that we care!
Whether you want to take part in one of our events, organise your own fundraiser at home, at school or at work, make a donation or spare an hour or two in volunteering, there are many ways for you to get involved and support CAUSE!
Volunteering for CAUSE has many benefits for the person volunteering and for us. Whether you want to develop your skills and experience, want a bit of fun and relaxation or want to meet new friends, there are many ways you can get involved. Our fundraising and admin teams are always needing help!
A massive thank you to all our volunteers who collected and bag packed last week to mark World Mental Health Day 2019 however we need more help! Read more
Some of our staff attended Mental Health Congress on World Mental Health Day where the key note address was given by UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, Professor Dainius Púras. Read more
CAUSE Carer Advocate Annette joins Daniel from Foyle Advocates in welcoming Western Health and Social Care Trust staff Eilish, Kellie and Brian to explain to service users and carers their new crisis safety plan. Read more
To celebrate World Mental Health Day, CAUSE in Derry/L'Derry along with Mind Yourself will be hosting an informal talk about 'Safety Plan' Read more
FRIDAY 20 MARCH 2020
Are you up for the craic? Ever wanted to learn how to Irish dance?
Join the class of 2020 for Strictly Jigs and Reels and help us celebrate our 25th anniversary!
SATURDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2019
Sign up now for the glitz and glamour of our new Strictly Christmas Show. Read more