Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Looking after your Emotional Mental Health and Well-being

The current social distancing measures are placing a strain on the mental health and well being on many women.  Derry Well Women are taking steps to adapt our support services in line with the current social restrictions. We will continually update our website and social media channels on current services offered.

To register or request any of the services below please contact Derry Well Women on: 02871360777 between the hours of 10.00am – 2.00pm Monday to Friday.

Telephone Listening Ear Service. 

If you are feeling isolated, anxious or feel the need to speak to one of our counsellors we can arrange via telephone Listening Ear Support.

Please contact the centre on: 02871360777 between the hours of 10.00am – 2.00pm Monday to Friday to request this service.

MIndfulness Programme with Christina commences Wednesday 3rd June at 12.00noon via – ZOOM

Practising Mindfulness can:

*Increase your focus and concentration
*Reduce stress and anxiety
*Build appreciation and gratitude
*Promote a calmer mind-set
*Help with over-thinking and worry.

Mindfulness is an amazing tool for stress management and overall wellness as it can be used at virtually any time and can quickly bring long lasting results.

‘Your Mind Matters’ – Mindfulness programme with Christina begins on Wednesday 3rd June from 12Noon to 1.00pm

 

MENOPAUSE SUPPORT AVAILABLE BY TELEPHONE

This service is covered by an experienced nurse who has been running our menopause clinic for the past number of years. It aims to provide women with the opportunity to discuss any concerns relating to the menopause with an experienced health professional.

30 min appointments are available by telephone ONLY on Friday 12th June 2020 from 10.00am.

Mind Matters via- ZOOM with Tracy Harrison

This programme aims to raise awareness of mental health and how it impacts our lives. It will help you understand and recognise the causes, symptoms and identify practical steps to build a healthier emotional well-being.

Week 1 – Friday 5 June 2020
• Maintaining Health Relationships

Week 2 – Friday 12 June 2020
• Stress Management

Week 3 – Friday 19 June 2020
• Sleep Hygiene

Week 4 – Friday 26 June 2020
• Relaxation and Meditation

Week 5 – Friday 3 July 2020
• Challenging Negative Thinking

Week 6 – 10 July 2020
• Communicating with Others

Week 7 – 17 July 2020
• Dealing with Anxiety

Week 8 – 24 July 2020
• Resilience Building

The programme begins on Friday 5th June from 11.00am – 11.50am for 8 weeks via ZOOM.

Sing Tonicity -via ZOOM

We will be running twice weekly 40min sessions of Sing Tonicity via ZOOM with Siobhan Heaney.

If you are feeling stressed, tired, lacking confidence or would like to improve your breathing technique then you could benefit from this programme.

The classes will run on a Tuesday and Thursday morning 11.30am – 12.10pm beginning on Tuesday 26th May 2020.

If you would like to register for this programme please contact the centre on: 02871360777 between 10.00am – 2.00pm Monday to Friday.

Closing date for registration is Friday 22nd May.

PILATES – Via ZOOM

We will now be offering Pilates classes via Zoom with our current facilitator Catherine Rough.

These classes will take place every Thursday from 12Noon to 1.00pm beginning Thursday 28th May 2020. for 8 weeks and are currently funded.

If you would like to register please contact Derry Well Women on: 02871360777 between the hours of 10.00am – 2.00pm Monday to Friday.

Closing date for registration is Wednesday 27th May.

Family Activity Packs for mothers with young children

Over the coming weeks our creche staff will be supporting families with young children by delivering activity packs to our regular creche users.

Pre and Post Natal Mental Health Packs

Over the next few days staff will be delivering or posting out Mental Health packs for Pre and Post natal mums.

The packs include reading information and helpful tips on how to deal with stress and anxiety.  This material has been put together by Karen Baldwin (Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist)

if you would like to request a pack contact Derry Well Women on: 02871360777.