Niamh, (the Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health), is the largest and longest established independent charity focusing on mental health and wellbeing services in Northern Ireland. Niamh is structured as a group consisting of four elements, Compass, Beacon Inspire and Carecall.
Niamh's Vision: Mental Health and Wellbeing for all
§ We provide high quality, professional and innovative services
§ We enable positive outcomes for the people who use our services
§ We act with integrity and compassion
§ We engage with and inspire each other
§ We influence policy and public opinion
§ Beacon provides support services to people with experience of mental illness through supported housing, day support and advocacy services. Beacon is the largest division in the group.
§ Carecall provides therapeutic support through employee assistance programmes, and specialist therapeutic services delivered in a wide variety of contexts.
§ Compass provides an evidence base upon which Niamh’s services are based through undertaking innovative research in topics such as suicide, mental health service evaluation and mental health needs assessment.
§ Inspire provides support for approximately 90 people with learning disabilities in four residential locations in Northern Ireland – Armagh, Antrim, Lisburn and Omagh