Pos­tive men­tal health pro­gramme to make re­turn to Kerry at end of Jan­uary

The Kerryman (South Kerry Edition) - - NEWS -

A FREE pos­i­tive men­tal health pro­gramme will delve into manag­ing ev­ery­day stresses and is open to reg­is­tra­tion at aware.ie.

Aware will bring a six-week Life Skills Group Pro­gramme to the Rose Ho­tel in Tralee from Thurs­day, Jan­uary 31, and on­line reg­is­tra­tion is now avail­able. The pro­gramme is open to any­one over 18 and is free, but a €30 de­posit is re­quired, re­fund­able once one con­tacts Aware af­ter com­plet­ing the course’s six mod­ules.

The evening pro­gramme, based on cog­ni­tive be­havioural ther­apy, will see nine hours’ work spread over the six weeks, teach­ing par­tic­i­pants about stress man­age­ment; recog­nis­ing and manag­ing un­help­ful thoughts; and learn­ing new ways of think­ing.

Fur­ther in­for­ma­tion is avail­able from aware.ie or by phon­ing (01) 661 7211.

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