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Due to the current situation relating to COVID-19 this course isn’t currently running, we would encourage you to contact us on 0114 271 6568 to arrange a telephone appointment with one of our workers to look at the options currently available.
What is it?
Living with a heart condition or having a heart attack is understandably a major source of stress and worry and can affect our wellbeing.
Worrying about your heart health may mean you miss out on the things you enjoy and can lead to feeling low. It is very common to feel overwhelmed, anxious or low when you have a heart condition.
Sometime the stress of heart problems can make it even more difficult to look after our health and wellbeing. It can be more difficult to eat well, see friends, sleep well, or go for a walk when we are feeling worried or low. Learning ways to manage worry and low mood can often lead to feeling more able to look after our physical wellbeing too.
We offer services to people experiencing heart problems who would like to improve their wellbeing by learning ways to manage stress, worry or low mood.
Living Well with Heart Conditions Course
This course is specifically tailored for people living with a heart condition who are feeling low, stressed or worried who would like to learn proven techniques, to overcome common symptoms of stress, anxiety and low mood.
You can chose to be involved in discussions or simply just listen.
It’s an opportunity to meet other people living with heart problems and learn from each other’s experiences.
If you are feeling anxious or low and worrying about how your heart condition affects your wellbeing, the Living Well with Heart Conditions Course can be the option for you.
What can I expect from these sessions?
- NHS professionals teach you evidence-based methods of dealing with low mood, anxiety and worry in relation to living with a heart condition
- You receive a FREE workbook at the first session
- Learn from other group member’s experiences
- You will receive a telephone review at the end of the course with one of the facilitators
Who is this suitable for?
This course is most suited to people who have a diagnosis of Coronary Heart Disease, Angina, Heart Failure or Atrial Fibrillation who would like to learn proven techniques in a small group, to overcome common symptoms of anxiety and low mood as well as boosting self-esteem.
If you are experiencing other heart conditions please take a look at the range of courses available to you, including our Living Well with a Long term condition course, or Stress Control for Long Term Conditions course.
How will this help me?
The course can help you understand how living with a heart condition can affect your mood and wellbeing.
Teach you strategies you can use in your day to day life
Increase your confidence and stay well to focus on doing things that are important to you
What does each session involve?