About this event
FOR BEXLEY CARERS: You may not have thought of yourself as a ‘carer’ and more likely see yourself as a parent, partner, sibling, son, daughter, or close friend. The term ‘carer’ is used to describe someone who is supporting a child, relative or friend who needs help because of their special needs, illness, frailty, disability, mental health problem or addiction.
Explore how caring can affect mental health, in particular how caring can play a role in stress, anxiety and depression. Understand the link between trigger situations, thoughts, emotions, physical symptoms and behavioural responses. Learn skills to help you cope with your caring role and look after your own mental health. Learn ways to reduce mental and emotional distress. Learn techniques to relax, release physical tension and calm the nervous system. Practice techniques such as; mindfulness, meditation and breathing exercises to help improve your health & wellbeing.
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER PLEASE CONTACT:
Mind in Bexley Carers service Tel: 02039120030