We provide mental health and well-being support to people in the Newry, Mourne and Down council area.

How We Can Help You

We offer free confidential counselling services to individuals aged 16+ experiencing difficulties with a range of issues including: anxiety, bereavement, low mood, relationship issues, workplace stress, and trauma.

We also provide health and well-being programmes and workshops to help our community including Yoga, Mindfulness, Take 5, and Safe Talk.

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Photo credit: William Calvert
Photo credit: Gary Forsythe
Photo Credit: Nikki Elliott
Photo credit: William Calvert

with thanks to our photographers who donated their pictures of our lovely area to the creation of this site

help with Mental Health

MyMy can Help with all of these. 

What's Happening

Our News, Events and Projects

Here you can find a collection of updates
from our favourite events and outings.

DARKNESS INTO LIGHT, NEWCASTLE, 4TH MAY 2024

Sometimes life can seem dark with little hope or no light at the end of [...]

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Darren Malone’s Birthday Donations

Thank you to Darren Malone from Castlewellan for choosing MYMY as the charity to benefit [...]

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Patsy Savage Cheque Presentation

A heartfelt thank you to Patsy Savage who raised an incredible £1,215 for MYMY from [...]

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Charlie Williams Cheque Presentation

A massive thank you to Charlie Williams who raised an incredible amount of £2,166 for [...]

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MYMY Host Diane Forsythe, MLA

MYMY hosted Diane Forsythe MLA in our Newcastle premises to discuss all things mental health [...]

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Welcome to the MYMY Team!

MYMY would like to welcome Kira Nugent to the counselling team. Kira joined us just [...]

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MYMY’s 15th Anniversary

MYMY celebrated their 15th Anniversary by organising a special event to pay tribute to all [...]

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Painted Earth Cheque Presentation

A massive thank you to Painted Earth for their £200 donation to MYMY. MYMY are [...]

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Dromara & Drumgooland Credit Union Cheque Presentation

A massive thank you to Dromara & Drumgooland Credit Union for their £100 donation to [...]

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Kane Group Cheque Presentation

Danny O’Rourke, Bid Manager for Kane Group, presents Deborah Boden MYMY CEO, with a cheque [...]

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Downpatrick Lions Club

Downpatrick Lions Club held a street collection in Downpatrick Town in October to raise funds [...]

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Variety Concert Cheque Presentation

Many thanks to Robert Trotter, his family and friends for hosting a Variety Concert in [...]

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‘Walk and Talk’- World Mental Health Day

MYMY staff and volunteers took time out for a ‘Walk and Talk’ to mark World [...]

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Deirdre McKibbin Ring of Clare

A massive thank you to Deirdre McKibbin for her generous donation to MYMY. Deirdre raised [...]

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Maxwell-Carson Academy of Dance

A huge thank you to Maxwell-Carson Academy of Dance for donating the proceeds of their [...]

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80’s Disco, Ballymartin Inn

A heartfelt thank you to the family and friends of Colette Gannon who have donated [...]

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Social Slashers Cheque Presentation

A big thank you to Aidan from Social Slashers for presenting a cheque of £500 [...]

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What's Happening

Our News, Events and Projects

Here you can find a collection of updates
from our favourite events and outings.

DARKNESS INTO LIGHT, NEWCASTLE, 4TH MAY 2024

Sometimes life can seem dark with little hope or no light at the end of [...]

Read More
Darren Malone’s Birthday Donations

Thank you to Darren Malone from Castlewellan for choosing MYMY as the charity to benefit [...]

Read More
Patsy Savage Cheque Presentation

A heartfelt thank you to Patsy Savage who raised an incredible £1,215 for MYMY from [...]

Read More
Charlie Williams Cheque Presentation

A massive thank you to Charlie Williams who raised an incredible amount of £2,166 for [...]

Read More
MYMY Host Diane Forsythe, MLA

MYMY hosted Diane Forsythe MLA in our Newcastle premises to discuss all things mental health [...]

Read More
Welcome to the MYMY Team!

MYMY would like to welcome Kira Nugent to the counselling team. Kira joined us just [...]

Read More
MYMY’s 15th Anniversary

MYMY celebrated their 15th Anniversary by organising a special event to pay tribute to all [...]

Read More
Painted Earth Cheque Presentation

A massive thank you to Painted Earth for their £200 donation to MYMY. MYMY are [...]

Read More
Dromara & Drumgooland Credit Union Cheque Presentation

A massive thank you to Dromara & Drumgooland Credit Union for their £100 donation to [...]

Read More
Kane Group Cheque Presentation

Danny O’Rourke, Bid Manager for Kane Group, presents Deborah Boden MYMY CEO, with a cheque [...]

Read More
Downpatrick Lions Club

Downpatrick Lions Club held a street collection in Downpatrick Town in October to raise funds [...]

Read More
Variety Concert Cheque Presentation

Many thanks to Robert Trotter, his family and friends for hosting a Variety Concert in [...]

Read More
‘Walk and Talk’- World Mental Health Day

MYMY staff and volunteers took time out for a ‘Walk and Talk’ to mark World [...]

Read More
Deirdre McKibbin Ring of Clare

A massive thank you to Deirdre McKibbin for her generous donation to MYMY. Deirdre raised [...]

Read More
Maxwell-Carson Academy of Dance

A huge thank you to Maxwell-Carson Academy of Dance for donating the proceeds of their [...]

Read More
80’s Disco, Ballymartin Inn

A heartfelt thank you to the family and friends of Colette Gannon who have donated [...]

Read More
Social Slashers Cheque Presentation

A big thank you to Aidan from Social Slashers for presenting a cheque of £500 [...]

Read More

MYMY Job Opportunities

We are Hiring!

Could you be the person we are looking for?
Find out about current vacancies at MYMY.

Photo Credit: Gary Forsythe
Photo Credit: Gary Forsythe

About MyMy

MYMY – Mind Your Mate and Yourself is a community based mental health and well-being charity. We provide counselling services and well-being programmes and workshops for anyone aged 16+.

The MYMY Counselling Service is based at 19 Dundrum Road, Newcastle. It provides an accessible, safe and secure environment for counselling and signposting.

Our Charity Shop is based at 61 Main Street Castlewellan. All items donated and sold are invested back into the Charity.

Project 61 is a hub for community activities. We host Gamblers Anonymous and a Book Club. We also have a Warm Space, a Drop-In space and we run a variety of workshops and programmes.

MYMY is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.

MYMY TESTIMONIALS

See feedback from people MYMY has helped

It has been lifesaving

MYMY has pulled me out of a dark hole, reprogrammed my thinking, helped me think more clearly, concisely and positively.

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The support of MYMY really helped

Having the support of MYMY really helped my mental health to improve and supported me to focus on rebuilding relationships with myself and others.

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They have really put everything into perspective

Men don't speak enough about things like this and it has to change. People look at others and think they look alright but they're not, and I want to try and help them. So many people have subconsciously helped me [...]

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MyMy

Donate

MYMY does not receive any core funding. We apply annually for grants from government departments and charitable trusts. We rely on donations from those who have benefitted from our services and from the wider community.

There are lots of ways you can support our work – organise a fundraising event with family and friends, attend or participate in one of MYMY’s fundraising events, donate goods or services to MYMY, make a one off or regular donation.

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Photo Credit: Nikki Elliott
Photo Credit: Nikki Elliott

MyMy

Donate

MYMY does not receive any core funding. We apply annually for grants from government departments and charitable trusts. We rely on donations from those who have benefitted from our services and from the wider community.

There are lots of ways you can support our work – organise a fundraising event with family and friends, attend or participate in one of MYMY’s fundraising events, donate goods or services to MYMY, make a one off or regular donation.

Learn more
Photo Credit: Nikki Elliott
Photo Credit: Nikki Elliott

Charity Shop

Project 61

Our charity shop was opened in 2020 at 61 Main Street Castlewellan. All donations to the shop are used to fund counselling services and well-being programmes in the community.

Project 61 is the space within our charity shop for people to come together and connect with each other.

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Project 61