Living Well with Chronic Pain for 18-30 year olds

Living Well with Chronic Pain for 18-30 year olds

Aged 18 to 30 years, HSE in conjunction with Chronic Pain Ireland is offering the following programme in support of Pain Awarenss Month. 

26
Oct
7:00-9:30 pm. (7 week programme)
Public

Cost

FREE

Available Places

16
The HSE in conjunction with Chronic Pain Ireland is supporting Pain Awareness Month.  We are offering a specific 
Living Well with Chronic Pain free online group programme for people aged between 18-30 years of age.  These are 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 October 26th from 7:00pm-9.30pm and will run once a week over the seven week period.
 
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 Topics
Techniques 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 Register
DO NOT BOOK THROUGH THE CPI WEBSITE -  For more information or to register contact Leah Harrington via email at leah.harrington@hse.ie