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Event Series Event Series: HSE Living Well with Chronic Pain

HSE Living Well Chronic Pain programme

September 1, 2023 @ 10:30 - 13:00

The HSE in conjunction with Chronic Pain Ireland is supporting our members during CPI’s Pain Awareness Month 2023 Campaign.  Over a 7 week period members are invited to take part in the Living Well with Chronic Pain programme. The Living Well Programme can help you develop skills and confidence to manage your condition.

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: For more information or to register, contact the Living Well Team Email LivingWellDNCC@hse.ie

 

Details

Date:
September 1, 2023
Time:
10:30 - 13:00
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