Opportunity For Offaly People To Benefit from Free ‘Wellness Workshop’

In these busy times we live in it has never been more important to invest in your mental health. This coming Thursday June 9th the people of Offaly have an opportunity to avail of a fully funded wellness workshop that offers the perfect opportunity to take time out and gain practical advice and tips for living the life you want.

The workshop is being run by the Suicide or Survive (SOS) charity in partnership with local partners, Tubber GAA Club. There is no cost for participants to attend but donations are welcome. The workshop is open to people of all backgrounds and abilities and lunch and refreshments are provided.

According to Caroline McGuigan, the founder and CEO of SOS, the workshop can be of benefit to anyone who is interested in looking after their mental health and wellness.

“The workshop is designed to be informal and relaxed and it will be a really enjoyable and fun day. It will be facilitated by people with both lived-life experience of mental health difficulties, and experience of working in the mental health area. It combines personal testimony with practical tools and tips that you can use in your everyday life to improve your own wellbeing.”

“It can be difficult to make time to invest in your wellbeing but it so important to do. I would encourage people to not hesitate and just make the leap, get in touch by phone or email, and come enjoy the day with us. If you can’t make it on Friday then maybe consider helping host another workshop in your community. We also offer a free online Wellness Workshop at www.wellnessworkshop.ie.”

Throughout the day the Wellness Workshop will look at topics such as relaxation, mindfulness, stress management, our thinking process and how to develop a wellness toolkit and daily wellness plan. A full comprehensive workbook to support you in maintaining your daily wellness accompanies the workshop. Attendees also receive a free subscription to the award winning Headspace phone App worth over €100. The workshops are funded through The National Office of Suicide Prevention, The Iris O’Brien Foundation and generous community fundraising efforts.

There is no cost to attend the workshop which takes place on June 9th at Tubber GAA Club from 9.30am-4.30am and places can be booked online atwww.suicideorsurvive.ie, by emailing jacqui@suicideorsurvive.ie or calling 1890 577 577. More information www.suicideorsurvive.ie

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