Update 1: The Irish government have launched a new webpage with lots of advice and tips on how you can look after your mental wellbeing and cope with your new daily routine. You can find all of this here: https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/together/.
Update 2: HSE, Health & Wellbeing will be offering a Stress Control programme online, commencing 13th April 2020, via Stresscontrol.org. This 3 week programme is free of charge to the public and delivered by Dr Jim White, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Stress Control Ltd.
There are six free sessions available to the public. Session one commences on the 13th April (Session one will repeat on Tuesday 14th). Each session will play twice a day (at 2pm and repeated at 8.30 pm) on Mondays and Thursdays beginning on the 13th April.
The six sessions, 90 minutes be session, will cover the following topics. Participants are encouraged to watch all sessions, but participants can join at any stage for one or more session.
| Session | Date | 1st Showing | Repeated
| Session 1: What is stress? | Mon, 13th April | 2 – 3.30pm | 8.30 – 10pm
| Session 2: Controlling your body | Thurs, 16th April | 2 – 3.30pm | 8.30 – 10pm
| Session 3: Controlling your thoughts | Mon 20th April | 2 – 3.30pm | 8.30 – 10pm
| Session 4: Controlling your actions | Thurs, 23rd April | 2 – 3.30pm | 8.30 – 10pm
| Session 5: Controlling panicky feelings Getting good night’s sleep | Mon, 27th April | 2 – 3.30pm | 8.30 – 10pm
| Session 6: Boosting your wellbeing Tying it all together Controlling your future | Thurs, 30th April | 2 – 3.30pm | 8.30 – 10pm
*Session 1 will be repeated Tues, 14th April at 2pm and 8:30pm
Visit www.stresscontrol.org for more information.