Lighthouse Northern Ireland
Who and what is Lighthouse?
Lighthouse is an organisation committed to the prevention of suicide and self-harm; the promotion of positive mental health and the provision of support services to families who have been bereaved by suicide. It was initially established in 2003 as a community response to a community problem – the exceptionally high incidence of suicide in North Belfast, although now works across Greater Belfast and beyond. It provides a ‘beacon of hope’ to individuals, families and communities as well as providing preventative and support services and aims to:
“save lives, offer advice and support those affected by suicide and self-harm.”
Lighthouse also works to remove the stigma associated with suicide and mental health issues through education and awareness activities which promote ‘positive mental health
A beacon of hope, saving lives and creating a brighter future.
Lighthouse is a community based organisation that promotes and supports positive mental health for those affected by suicide and self-harm.
1) To provide accessible support services to people who are directly affected by suicide and self harm.
2) To deliver educational and awareness raising activities to promote positive mental health, preventing suicide and self harm.
3) To develop collaborative working relationships and partnerships with other organisations and agencies concerned with suicide and self harm.