Managing Your Feelings

 Skills Groups for People with Intellectual Disability

 

Lifeline is offering 9 week skills groups based on Dialetical Behaviour Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy strategies for adults (18+) with mild to moderate intellectual disability who are experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression. The following key components will be covered:

 

  • Mindfulness skills to stay focused on the present moment
  • Skills to recognize and regulate emotions, thoughts and actions
  • Skills to build helpful thoughts and behaviours

 

Who can attend?

People who live, work or study in Northern Sydney or the Northern Beaches, and who have mild to moderate intellectual disability and mental health concerns are eligible to attend (see snhn.org.au for further details)..

 

How much does the group cost?

There is no cost to participants but a referral from a GP to the SNPHN Mental Health Triage is required in order to attend.

 

For more information:

Contact PHN Groups coordinator on 8287 1158 or email PHNgroups.coordinator@lifelineh2h.org.au

Funding for groups is provided by Sydney North Primary Health Network

 

2018 Skills Group Dates

 

Commences : Wednesday 14 February 2018, 10:30-12:30

Where :    Lifeline Northern Beaches, 310 Sydney Rd, Balgowlah

 

Commences : Wednesday 2 May 2018, 10:30-12:30

Where :    venue to be advised shortly

More 2018 groups will be announced as and when they are finalised