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Let's Get Walking & Coping Skills Courses
By Mayo Branch of Arthritis Ireland
22, Mar 2019 - 15:40

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Arthritis Ireland Mayo Branch are running a 6-week let's get walking course for people living with arthritis & fibromyalgia. Walking is a great way to exercise and is proven to be the best way to manage pain. Starting in Castlebar on Tuesday 19th March , meeting at Castlebar Tennis Club @ 6pm to book a place call Yvonne or Geraldine on 087-0673466/087-7513251 or email


Coping Skills workshop for people with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia. The course shows people diagnosed and living with a lifelong incurable condition the tools and techniques to cope and live a better quality of life. During the course your will learn how to deal with negative emotions, communication skills, positive self-talk, cogitative behaviourally techniques, mindfulness, meditation and relaxation techniques to help manage pain and fatigue.

The next course is starts in the Mayo Education Centre, beside GMIT on Thursday 28th of March x 4 weeks @ 7.30pm. If you would like to book a place, please call 087-1661279 or email


Arthritis Ireland Mayo Branch Celebrating 25th Anniversary in 2019.

Today there are 26,000 people living with Arthritis in Mayo we are part of the 1 in 5 people suffering with 1 or more of the

100 different types of Arthritis living in Ireland today.




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