Living Well with Chronic Pain Programme - Weekend Programme

Living Well with Chronic Pain Programme - Weekend Programme

Living Well with Chronic Pain - Weekend Programme

10
Sep
10:00-12:30 pm (7 week programme)
Living Well with Chronic Pain
Public

Cost

FREE

Available Places

16
Fully Booked

Living Well with Chronic Pain is a 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 weekend programme will commence on Saturday  September 10th until October 22nd and will run every Saturday from 10:00-12:30 p.m. 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 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 the Living Well Coordinator Leah Harrington: Mobile: 0873654392 or Email: leah.harrington@hse.ie