• Do you live in the area covered by the Northern Health & Social Care Trust?
  • Do you feel your mental health has been negatively impacted because of the current COVID-19 pandemic?
  • Would you like help to ease anxiety, stress or worries you are experiencing?

If so then Extern’s Feel Better project is here for you.

Feel Better by Extern is a new online counselling service

It has been created as a response to the increased anxiety, worry, and other mental health issues now being experienced by many people, for the first time, as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic.


  • Online confidential counselling sessions – group & one-to-one
  • Advice and information on managing your emotional wellbeing
  • Signposting to other services which may help

The service is open to everyone aged 18 or over living in the Northern Health & Social Care Trust area.

We are particularly keen to hear from those living in isolated or rural areas.

LOCATION: People living in the area traditionally covered by the Northern Health & Social Care Trust. Covering local areas of Coleraine, Moyle, Larne, Antrim, Carrickfergus, Newtownabbey, Ballymoney, Ballymena, Magherafelt and Cookstown.

SUPPORTING: Communities

HOW DO I GET HELP AND SUPPORT? Our hours of operation are Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm, but some of our support sessions are offered outside of these times

By Text/Whatsapp: 07401 278 169

By Phone: 028 9592 4664 

Download our information leaflet

Click here for further details on Extern’s range of health and well-being services

Help bring hope to people who are vulnerable and isolated.

Please select a donation amount (required)
Set up a regular payment Donate

The project is operated by leading local charity Extern, in association with Turning Point NI, and is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and the ESB Energy For Generations fund

Big Lottery Fund Logo   Energy for Generations Fund logo