Independent Mental Health Support in the Triangle Area
Run by and for those affected by mental illness

Now open on Wednesdays

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Who we are

We are an independent mental health support group based in Coleraine.

Mind Yourself

Bee Heard was created by Mind Yourself, Foyle Advocates, a charity based in Londonderry who saw a need for an independant peer advocacy mental health service in the Causeway area.
They are our parent charity who we can turn to for advice but there is full independence between the two of us.


Mind Yourself put on a training course on Mental Health Peer Advocacy for the initial eleven volunteers, all of whom had experience of mental health issues.
The course taught how to help people with a variety of mental illnesses, how the health care system works as well as the individuals rights.
We first opened our doors to the public on the 18th of November 2014, holding an open day to introduce people to our services.


Bee Heard has forged a link with a fellow charity OCDNI, where, on the 15th of October 2015, we held a drop in day to help raise awareness of OCD in the local area.

What we do

Volunteers offer a listening ear to people in times of need and can signpost them to relevant bodies.
It is unique in that it is run by people who themselves have had direct experience of using mental health services.

What is Peer Advocacy?

A Peer Advocate is someone who has personal mental health experience and can draw upon their experience and training to do so.
We provide a listening ear service on a drop in basis.
No appointments or referrals are necessary.
We can also help when it comes to talking to your GP about any mental heath issues.

Get in touch

Suffering from a Mental Illness? Need someone to talk to? Come by Bee Heard and talk to one of our advocates. We are open on a drop-in basis Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 11am and 4pm.

  • Address

    22a New Row
    Northern Ireland
    BT52 1AF
  • Email
  • Phone

    028 7034 3886
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