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.
We are always looking at new programmes to support women with our programmes listed below and continue to listen to the feedback from participants on ways to improve this service.
To register or request any of the services below please contact Derry Well Women on: 02871360777 between the hours of 10.00am – 4.00pm 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 – 4.00pm Monday to Friday to request this service.
MIndfulness Programme with Christina runs on a Thursday from 7.00pm – 9.00pm 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.
LIVING THROUGH THE PAIN
This programme may have caught your attention because you have persistent or chronic pain. If so, you will know that pain can seriously affect the quality of your life. It affects your work and your home life. Often your family and friends can’t really understand what you are going through. You have probably tried various treatments and now you wonder if you are going to have to live with pain forever and how you are going to cope when you are in such pain.
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 –
• Maintaining Health Relationships
Week 2 –
Week 3 –
• Sleep Hygiene
Week 4 –
• Relaxation and Meditation
Week 5 – Friday 3 July 2020
• Challenging Negative Thinking
Week 6 –
• Communicating with Others
Week 7 –
• Dealing with Anxiety
Week 8 –
• Resilience Building
The programme runs on a Wednesday evening from 6.30pm – 8.30pm 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.
If you would like to register for this programme please contact the centre on: 02871360777 between 10.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday.
The programme runs on a Monday morning from 11am – 12.30pm via ZOOM.
PILATES – Via ZOOM
We will now be offering Pilates classes via Zoom with our current facilitator Catherine Rough.
These classes will take place every Monday from 11.00am – 12Noon via ZOOM
If you would like to register please contact Derry Well Women on: 02871360777 between the hours of 10.00am – 4.00pm Monday to Friday.
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.
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 from 10.00am. Contact the centre on: 02871360777 to find out the next clinic date.