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What can we offer you?

  • Peer Support Groups for support of mental health within the metal community in Northern Ireland, run by competent, friendly facilitators

  • Education on illnesses such as depression & anxiety

  • Recommendations and literature for self-help

  • Educational and supportive events

  • Videos, music, blogs and articles for improving mental health

  • An empathetic, listening ear for anyone who needs to get in touch

  • ...and it's all free of charge!


What we do NOT offer…​

  • Diagnosis or recommendations on medication

  • Formal one-to-one counselling (but we can give recommendations on request)

  • Promotion of bands, promotion or sales of equipment or merchandise which does not fulfil the remit of the Metal for Life mission.

  • Metal for Life NI should not be contacted in an emergency as our service is not manned 24/7. However, any calls we do receive will be answered as soon as possible.

In case of an emergency, please call 999 or go immediately to A&E.

For urgent communication with a crisis service, available 24/7, please contact

Lifeline - 0808 808 8000     or    Samaritans - 116 123

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