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Saturday 15 December 2018

Support group for Depression

A Local Aware Support & Self Care Group is offering peer-to-peer support for adults experiencing depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and related mood conditions.

The Sligo Support & Self Care Group takes place in Markievicz House, Barrack Street, Sligo, every Wednesday at 8pm.

Aware Support & Self Care Group, located in Sligo, offer a unique opportunity for people, over the age of 18 years, to talk openly about depression, bipolar disorder and other related conditions and their impact. Peers share their experience and understanding and offer an exchange of thoughts and techniques around self-care and resilience in a supportive, confidential and proactive environment.

According to the latest estimates from the World Health Organisation, approximately 450,000 people (1 in 10) in Ireland are now living with depression.

An estimated 45,000 people have bipolar disorder.

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