Protect your Mental Health & Wellbeing during Covid-19 #Littlethings

   22 Apr 2020

Anthony O’Prey, Health Promotion Officer for Mental Health Promotion (Midlands), will be hosting a series of online Mental Health Promotion & Wellbeing workshops using a platform called Zoom. The purpose of these workshops is to give people a place to check-in on how they are and a place to discuss ways to protect their mental health during this difficult time. Workshops will be discussion based and topics can include management of stress, worry & anxiety. Anthony will also facilitate a guided breathing/relaxation exercise. Workshops will last one hour and will run daily for members of the public living in Offaly, Laois, Longford & Westmeath. Participants must be over 18yrs old. Maximum places per workshop is 8. Workshops commence at 10 am starting Thursday 23rd April 2020.

If interested, you must register by emailing your name and contact email address to aoprey@offalyldc.ie. The way Zoom works is you must be invited to a workshop; therefore, it is necessary that you have an email address. Once your interest is received, you will be sent an invitation via email with details to a workshop.

 

In order to participate, you must sign-up to Zoom and download the software to either a desktop or mobile device. Please follow links and instructions below.

· To download and use Zoom, you must sign up (for free). Please visit: https://zoom.us/

· To download zoom to either a laptop/computer/tablet or phone, please select: https://zoom.us/download Select: ‘Zoom Client for Meetings’ for laptop/computers or ‘Zoom Mobile Apps’ for mobile devices.

For more information, feel free to contact Anthony O’Prey on aoprey@offalyldc.ie or 087 1785 685.

 

*Please note, this is not a clinical service; if you (or someone you know) need to speak to someone urgently reading a mental health crisis please contact your GP/Out-of-Hours GP Service or call the Samaritans Freephone: 116 123