Mental Health Charity Northern Ireland

The Zachary Geddis Break The Silence Trust (ZGBTST)

The Zachary Geddis Break The Silence Trust aims to bring more awareness to the community of Northern Ireland surrounding the topic of Mental Health and decrease the stigma surrounding Suicide.

Established in October 2017

The voice of those suffering in silence and to help those who believe they can no longer be helped.

Dedicated to being the on-going voice of Zachary Geddis, who suffered with mental health issues from the age of 16. We aim to be the voice of those suffering in silence and to help those who believe they can no longer be helped.

We are a voluntary ran organisation, developed by the Geddis Family (Terry, Louise & Yasmin) to assist those in need across Northern Ireland and futher afield. Since establishment in 2017, we have become one of NI’s most respected and well-known grassroot charities.

How we can help you

Support Hubs

In 2021 we asked the community via an online and in person survey, what services they felt were of most need post pandemic. One …

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This service has become the most popular that is offered at ZGBTST. Once an initial consultation has been conducted, our client’s case is discussed …

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At ZGBTST, we offer a wide range of counselling services for individuals from 8 years and above. Current we accept referrals from clients themselves, …

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Youth Alternative Therapy

ZGBTST’s Youth Alternative Therapy was launched in February 2022 as a response to our 2021 online and in person survey which highlighted community need …

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How you can help us

There are lots of ways you can support ZGBTST. We are a charity and we couldn’t continue to support vulnerable members of the community without your help. 

Upcoming Events & Latest Blogs

Little Superstars Summer Scheme

Registration is now open for ZGBTST’s first ever Summer Scheme – focusing on emotional regulation, calmness and resilience building for 5 days in both July …

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Taking on Kilimanjaro!

Our male mentor Joel Heggarty and friend Calum McDonald are setting off on the journey of a life time on June 20th to take on …

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ZGBTST in the News

Terry and Yasmin are delighted to be featured in this weeks Coleraine Chronicle talking about their epic challenge of cycling 800 miles in 8 days …

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Get in Touch

If you would like more information, have any questions or would like to contact either Yasmin, Louise or Terry – please fill out the contact form below and your query will be forwarded on.

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