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Ulster GAA launch Online Mental Health Awareness Training Programme

October 10th, 2021

As we move into the winter months, Ulster GAA, in partnership with Inspire and the Public Health Agency, are hosting a series of online workshops designed to help our members look after their mental health.

All the workshops are developed by Inspire Associates, and are delivered with the GAA volunteer in mind. All workshops are free of charge, and people must register on the Eventbrite links below to participate.

Topics covered include:

Tackling Mental health: What’s the Score?

Understand how to support people who are dealing with mild / moderate mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Understand how to promote a culture of positive mental health.

Monday 18 October 2021 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/178104343887 

Monday 25 October 2021 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/178117071957


Personal Resilience

Understand what is meant by emotional intelligence, emotional resilience, personal resilience, and signposting to further resources.

Wednesday 20 October 2021 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181757771387 

Tuesday 26 October 2021 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181764441337

Tuesday 8 February 2022 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181766998987


Personal Effectiveness

Understand goal-setting, and motivation. Identify core beliefs, improve communication skills, and devise strategies to end procrastination.

Wednesday 12 January 2022 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/183533923907

Tuesday 18 January 2022 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/183537835607


Getting Good Night’s Sleep

Understand the importance of sleep, and sleep cycles. Recognise sleep deprivation, and develop strategies to create good sleep routines.

Monday 8 November 2021 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181769115317

Tuesday 16 November 2021 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181771101257

Wednesday 24 November 2021 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181772675967


Bereavement & Loss

Understand grief, the grieving process, and the importance of self-care. Develop strategies and skills to work with grief, and support others.

Monday 6 December 2021 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181848231957

Monday 7 March 2022 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181855664187


No Tweeting While Eating

Learn about mindful eating, and the impact of technology of the digestive processes.

Monday 21 February 2022 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181775193497

Tuesday 1 March 2022 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181781402067


Good Mood Food

Understand the gut/brain connection and the role of the gastro-intestinal tract in immunity.

Thursday 24 February 2022 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181791000777

Wednesday 2 March 2021 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181841682367


Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (4-week programme)

Mindfully identify the impact of stress on the body. Identify strategies to reduce and manage stress (This is a 4-week programme – participants must be available to attend all 4 sessions).

Monday 10, 17, 24 & 31 January 2022 – www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/181857640097


The entire programme can be accessed on: www.eventbrite.co.uk/organizations/events?org=7852456097

For more information please contact Community & Health Manager Maura McMenamin on maura.mcmenamin.ulster@gaa.ie

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