Living Well with Chronic Pain Programme - Evening Programme

Living Well with Chronic Pain Programme - Evening Programme

Living Well with Chronic Pain Programme - Evening Programme

08
Sep
7:00-9:30 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 evening programme will commence on Thursday September 8th until October 20th and will run from 7:00-9:30 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 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 the Living Well Coordinator Leah Harrington: Mobile: 0873654392 or Email: leah.harrington@hse.ie