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Living Well with IBS
IBS wellbeing sessions are open to all patients with IBS symptoms who would like to learn proven techniques to overcome common symptoms of stress, anxiety and low mood, as well as improving confidence and being able to cope with the challenges of having IBS. Join us and other people with IBS at our wellbeing sessions.
Many people with IBS experience problems with stress, anxiety or depression. IBS can stop you doing things you enjoy and lead to feeling low or depressed. IBS symptoms can flare up during times of stress or change. The sessions aim to help people with IBS to overcome stress and anxiety that can be associated with the condition.
Living Well with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Course
Living well with IBS is a course which provides you with proven ways to reduce stress, anxiety and depression symptoms which might be impacting on your management of your condition.
It is an opportunity to meet other people living with IBS and learn from each other’s experiences.
What can I expect from these sessions?
This course will help you to:
- Find ways of managing IBS symptoms
- Understand the links between low mood, anxiety and IBS
- Explore the impact of stress and change on IBS symptoms
What have others had to say about this course?
When & Where?
There are a total of 5 sessions which are one and half hours long (with plenty of breaks) and run on a weekly basis. Please contact our central office to register your place 0114 226 3480
- Wednesday 3rd Feb 2021, 13:00pm till 14:30pm
- Wednesday 17th March 2021, 13:00pm till 14:30pm
- Wednesday 28th April 2021, 13:00pm till 14:30pm
- Wednesday 9th Junt 2021, 13:00pm till 14:30pm
- Wednesday 21st July 2021, 13:00pm till 14:30pm
- Wednesday 1st Sep 2021, 13:00pm till 14:30pm
- Wednesday 13th Oct 2021, 13:00pm till 14:30pm
- Wednesday 14th Nov 2021, 13:00pm till 14:3opm
How will this help me?
Learn about how to manage problems with stress, low mood and anxiety
Learn strategies to improve sleep
Meet others experiencing similar difficulties
What does each session involve?
For best results, try to come to every session so you don’t miss any important information.
Sessions will be delivered by two NHS professionals. You will have an opportunity to learn how to make positive changes and meet other people with IBS who may share similar feelings and experiences to you. The course also includes a session delivered by an NHS dietician which focuses on the role of diet in IBS.
Looking at how thinking affects the way we feel and cope with IBS symptoms. Develop ways to manage worry.
Dietician session on the role of diet
How do I access?
IBS wellbeing sessions are open to all patients with IBS symptoms who would like to learn proven techniques to overcome common symptoms of stress, anxiety and low mood, as well as improving confidence and being able to cope with the challenges of having IBS.
If you would like to attend a ‘Living Well with IBS’ course please call 0114 271 6568 to book your free place. There is also a range of advice and support available, through your GP, your consultant or you can call us to discuss other options available within the IAPT Health and Wellbeing team.