Managing Your Feelings
Skills Groups for People with Intellectual Disability
Lifeline is offering a fortnightly open skills group 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 recognise 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 area, and who have mild to moderate intellectual disability and mental health concerns are eligible to attend. Carers are welcome to attend.
How much does the group cost?
There is no cost to participants and no referral is required.
For more information:
Contact PHN Groups coordinator on 8287 1158 or email PHNgroups.firstname.lastname@example.org
Funding for groups is provided by Sydney North Primary Health Network
Northern Beaches Lifeline: 310 Sydney Road, Balgowlah, NSW 2093
The group will begin in April, running on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. More groups will be announced as and when they are finalised.
The group runs for 2 hours between 10.30am – 12.30pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.
FREE – with no referral required.