North Dublin Befriending Service

Archive for March, 2013

Members’ Top Tips for keeping well

Monday, March 11th, 2013

1. Stay Active. 2. Confide in your friends, keep in touch with people. 3. Eat healthily & exercise regularly. 4. See your doctor frequently. 5. Use affirmations to stay positive. 6. Try Yoga or mindfulness to aid relaxation. 7. Take time out to do things you enjoy! 8. Avoid stress, whenever possible. 9. Drink alcohol […]

NDBS signs up to The Governance Code

Monday, March 11th, 2013

On 05/03/13, North Dublin Befriending Service committed to the standards outlined in The Governance Code: Principles of Good Governance (see here for details). We commit to reviewing our organisational practice against the recommended actions for each principle every year. We confirm that our organisation complies with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable […]

Members’ testimony from feedback sessions

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Members’ testimony #1 I first got involved with the befriending service in January 2008. My mental health had deteriorated in the summer of 2007 and I had a nervous breakdown. I ended up in St Ita’s hospital where Ann came in to give a talk. I liked what I heard, as I had been involved […]