The Parent Rooms

Castlewellan Peer Support Group

Event Date:

27 September 2021

Event Time:

10:00 am

Event Location:

MYMY, Project 61

Being a parent can be really tough. Feeling overwhelmed, burned out, touched out, depressed or anxious are all very common.

This in-person peer support group is a place for parents to come together, share experiences, seek support, and meet others who just ‘get it’.

This group is facilitated by Carly, one of our accredited Peer Support Volunteers, and will take place every Monday morning from 10am – 11am at:

MYMY, Project 61, 61 Main Street, Castlewellan.

 

To register for this group you need to complete the following steps:

 

– Register for our peer support services here

– Choose ‘Castlewellan Peer Support Group’ from the list

 

Joining a new group can be daunting, but rest assured you will find all of our groups friendly and welcoming. If you have any queries at all, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us: [email protected] / 02895 38 04 04

 

Event F.A.Q

How do I register for peer support?

You can register for peer support by going to Groups on our main menu above and clicking on the ‘Register for Support’ button at the top of the page.

What is peer support?

Peer support is when people use their own experiences to help each other. There are different types of peer support, but they all aim to: - bring together people with shared experiences to support each other - provide a space where you feel accepted and understood - treat everyone’s experiences as being equally important - involve both giving and receiving support.

What happens at a peer support group?

All of our peer support groups are hosted by trained Peer Support Leaders who have their own experience of mental illness. The groups are very informal and usually involve coming together a group over a cup of tea and talking about your experiences and how you are feeling. These groups are designed to be as safe and supportive as possible. You don’t have to share if you don’t want to, you will not be put under any pressure to talk. Sometimes just knowing there are others going through what you are going through is helpful. 

Could peer support help me?

Lots of people find peer support useful to help them cope with mental health issues. For example, it could: - help you to open up about what you are feeling and experiencing - introduce you to ideas and approaches that others have found helpful - reassure you that you’re not alone in how you are feeling - help you to connect with others and give you a sense of belonging - encourage you to value your strengths - build your self-esteem and confidence - help you to feel more hopeful about the future.

Event Location:

  • MYMY, Project 61
  • 61 Main Street
  • Castlewellan
  • Co. Down
  • UK

Event Schedule Details

  • 27 September 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am
  • 4 October 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am
  • 11 October 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am
  • 18 October 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am
  • 25 October 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am
  • 1 November 2021 10:00 am 8:00 pm
  • 8 November 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am
  • 15 November 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am
  • 22 November 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am
  • 29 November 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am
  • 6 December 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am
  • 13 December 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am
  • 20 December 2021 10:00 am 11:00 am

View More Date

Hide Date Lists

Share This Event
ADD TO YOUR CALENDAR