Our Services

Mental Health Support


vital supported provided to individuals navigating their mental health journeys.


interventions recorded by the Community Crisis Intervention Service in Derry-Londonderry;


people across Greater Belfast given help with mental health through the Reach Out project


mental health sessions delivered across the year.

Service Provider

Mal Byrne

Director of Mental Health and Addictions Services

Mal has worked in the homeless and addiction field since 1999 in Extern. In 2019, Mal became the Assistant Director in Extern overseeing all of their communities’ portfolio incorporating homeless hostels, criminal justice projects and 15 drug and alcohol services both in Northern Ireland and the Republic. In 2024, Mal was appointed as Extern's Director of Mental Health and Addictions Services

Service Provider

Kate Harrison

Programme Manager, Addiction Services

Kate is the Programme Manager for Extern's Drug & Alcohol programmes


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