Stress Control Programme announced in the Newtownabbey area

The Northern Health and Social Care Trust in partnership with Monkstown Village Initiatives has released dates for a new stress control programme in the Newtownabbey area.

‘Stress Control’ is a six week, self-help course aimed at people experiencing mild to moderate anxiety or depression, anyone who is experiencing stress, knows someone who is, or just wants to be better equipped to deal with stress, is welcome to attend.

The classes will be delivered by staff from the Northern Trust’s Psychological Therapies Service and Monkstown Village Initiatives. Over 720 people have attended the classes to date, learning a range of beneficial new skills to help them manage stress.

The classes, which are free of charge and flexible, are open to anyone living in the Northern Trust area. The classes are completely confidential with no sharing of personal difficulties in front of others.

Classes will meet at:

  • Monkstown Village Centre, Newtownabbey on Tuesday evenings (7.00pm - 8.30pm from 19 September – 24 October 2017)
  • The Marina Conference Suite, Carrickfergus on Wednesday evenings (7.00pm - 8.30pm from 20 September– 25 October 2017)
  • The Dunanney Centre, Rathcoole on Thursday mornings (10.30am - 12.00 noon from 21 September – 26 October 2017).

Anyone who is interested in attending should contact Monkstown Village Initiatives on 028 9086 0090, or simply turn up on the night. Friends and family members are also welcome.

Page last updated:08 August 2017