HSE’s September health and wellbeing activities programme available now

HSE’s September health and wellbeing activities programme available now

The HSE Health Promotion and Improvement’s Health and Wellbeing Division, in conjunction with Community Healthcare West, is now offering a comprehensive programme of health and wellbeing activities and resources for the month of September.

Programme highlights include the free online Stress Control programme.

Participants in this programme will learn practical skills to deal with stress over six 90-minute sessions – each addressing a different topic.

While it is advised to watch all sessions you can join the programme at any stage for one or more sessions.

The first session took place on Monday, September 6 but will be available to watch until 11pm on Wednesday, September 8.

See the accompanying image (above) for full details and register to take part via www.stresscontrol.ie

Also available this month is the Minding your Wellbeing programme – a series of five, free 20 minute mental health and wellbeing video sessions.

For further details visit www.yourmentalhealth.ie

A short four-part course in managing stress and anxiety can also be accessed throughout September.

Developed by the Department of Occupations Therapy in Mental Health in St James’ Hospital the sessions include an introduction,  followed by a focus on feelings, thoughts, and behaviours.

HSE Health and Wellbeing has also developed a free series of exercise videos.

This includes beginners videos for both Yoga and Pilates, ( 8 x 30 minute videos on each) and Chair Yoga for Beginners ( 4 short videos from 7-11 minutes each).

These are available on the HSE Health and Wellbeing YouTube channel.

For more information on local mental health supports click HERE.