HSE/CPI Living Well with Chronic Pain

HSE/CPI Living Well with Chronic Pain

Living Well with Chronic Pain - CPI Members Only Event

02
Sep
10:30-1:00 pm (7 week programme)
Living Well with Chronic Pain programme for CPI members
CPI Member's Only

Cost

FREE
CPI Members Only

Available Places

16
Fully Booked

The HSE in conjunction with Chronic Pain Ireland is supporting Pain Awareness Month.  Chronic Pain Ireland's members are being offered the Living Well with Chronic Pain free online group programme, delivered over seven workshops delivered via WebEx.  Each workshop lasts 2 and a half hours, along with a preliminary introduction session of 1 and a half hours. This weekday programme will commence on Friday September 2nd from 10.30am-1.00pm and will run once a week over the seven week period until October 14th. It is delivered by two trained leaders, one of whom is living with long-term health condition(s) and/or pain. Living Well can help you develop the skills and confidence to manage your health condition(s). Workshop TopicsTechniques to deal with symptoms of chronic pain conditions, such as fatigue, sleeplessness, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear, and frustration, with emphasis on cognitive behavioural therapy techniques for managing pain. Topics include: Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance Balancing activity with rest Tools for overcoming worst-case thinking How our minds affect pain and how we can use our minds to lessen pain Negative emotions Healthy eating Appropriate use of medication Working more effectively with health care providers Communicating with friends and family Communicating with the health care system Communicating with oneself Action-planning, problem-solving, decision-making Why join the Living Well with pain programme?People who are supported in this way increase their knowledge, skills and confidence to better manage their health in partnership with their health care provider(s). How to RegisterDO NOT BOOK THROUGH THE CPI WEBSITE -  For more information or to register, contact info@chronicpain.ie