Managing Your Mood

Skills Groups for Adults and Adolescents

 


 

Adults

Adults North Shore/Beaches 2019 Dates and Details
 

 

Adolescents

Are you struggling with distressing feelings and thoughts?

Are you experiencing symptoms of anxiety and depression?

Do you want to learn skills and strategies to more effectively manage your feelings and your relationships?

Lifeline is offering 16-week DBT* skills groups which will cover the following key components:
 

  • Mindfulness skills – to stay focused on the present moment
  • Emotion Regulation skills – to deal with intense negative emotions and develop emotional coping strategies
  • Distress Tolerance skills – to effectively deal with painful emotions and situations
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness skills – for assertive communication and building relationships

 

Who Can Attend?:
If you live, work or attend school in Northern Sydney or the Northern Beaches, have mild to moderate mental health issues and fall into one of the identified risk groups, you are eligible to attend (see snhn.org.au for further details).
Cost:
There is no cost but you will require a referral from your GP to attend. To register your interest please talk to your GP or call PHN Mental Health Line on 1300 782 391 or email Lifeline at PHNgroups.coordinator@lifelineh2h.org.au
For More Details:
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

*Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a type of talking therapy which focuses on the specific needs of people who experience emotions very strongly and feel they need to change patterns of behaviour that are not helpful.

 

2019 Skills Group Dates 

16-week Adult Groups
  • Mondays, 10:00am-12:00pm, 5th August – 25th November 2019, at Lifeline Northern Beaches, Balgowlah.
  • Mondays, 9:30am-11:30am, 5th August – 25th November 2019, at Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury, Gordon.

For further information about upcoming groups, please call 8287 1158 or email us. Alternatively, dates will be uploaded once confirmed.

 

Adolescent Groups
  • Tuesdays, 4.30pm-6:30pm, 6th August – 3rd December 2019, at, Avalon Hub.
  • Thursdays, 4:00pm-6:00pm, 8th August – 5th December 2019, at, KYDS Lindfield.
  • Thursdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm, 1st August – 5th December 2019, at Lifeline Northern Beaches, Balgowlah.

For further information about upcoming groups, please call 8287 1158 or email us. Alternatively, dates will be uploaded once confirmed.

 

Wellness Support Group

This group offered to graduates of the REACH group and Managing Your Mood group. The group meets at the Gordon Office on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 10am to 12 noon. Preregistration is necessary for graduates interested in the group. Call us for further information on 9498 8805.