Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.


Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.


Bend Don’t Break – Building Resilience

Bend Don’t Break Workbook

Do you ever have times when things seem to get on top of you?  You can’t stop worrying? You over think things? We all do at times.

Bend Don’t Break is a self-help workbook to help build resilience. You can use the Bend Don’t Break workbook and the skills pack which are downloadable here to support your wellbeing.

Below is a series of short videos has been created by Ed Sipler, Health Development Specialist working in the South Eastern Health and social Care Trust and ASCERT with 9 clips for you to watch that explores the key points from the workbook and skills-pack that you can work on in your own pace.

It covers thinking skills, support and self-care, all key skills that supports people’s well-being. You decide how you want to use the work.

 Bend Don’t Break Videos

Above are 9 introduction clips to help you get started. We hope you find these helpful. When you have watched the videos it would be great if you can complete a short evaluation survey to tell us how useful you found it. 

Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service Directories

These downloadable service directories provide information on all mental health and emotional wellbeing services in each of the Health & Social Care Trust areas across Northern Ireland


S. Eastern




If you are in crisis or despair, talk to someone, you are not alone.

Lifeline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to listen and help, in confidence.

Deaf and hard of hearing Textphone users can call Lifeline on 18001 0808 808 8000. Calls to Lifeline are free to people living in Northern Ireland who are calling from UK landlines and mobiles.