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Welcome to FibroIreland

FibroIreland has been created for people affected by fibromyalgia. It provides general information to help you understand how fibromyalgia affects you and what you can do to manage it. It also tells you where to find further information. For information on support groups please go to the support page or click here.

We aim to :

• Listen with empathy to your experience of FM

• Make FM better understood

• Provide up-to-date information on FM

• Support those caring for people with FM

 

Student Support Group in Trinity College Dublin
- Tues March 24th 6pm-7pm

A support group for young students with Fibromyalgia, ME & CFS will be starting this month in Trinity College Dublin. The aim of the group is to F.A.C.E. chronic pain and fatigue by giving the students the opportunity to get the Facts, take Action, Connect with their peers and get Educated about triggers, warning signs, goal setting, pacing & stress management.

The support group is open to students from other colleges. This is an opportunity to meet other young people with the same health concerns, to share coping strategies and challenges and to help encourage and support each other.

 

The group will meet once a month. The meeting will take place in Trinity College on Tuesday 24 March from 6pm - 7pm
Location: Room number to be confirmed

Booking essential. If you would like to attend please contact Rachel Lynch M: 087 997 6252 or Ursula Hakman M: 086 450 3227or email: info@fibroireland.com

 

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CPI FREE courses - An Introduction to
Self-Management Techniques

CPI are holding a number of FREE nationwide courses called An Introduction to Self-Management Techniques around the country.

Introduction to SMT – what to expect
The day is designed to give you an easy to understand overview to key themes in Self-Management of chronic pain. We then show some tools and techniques to help attendees implement some self-management strategies.

Topics include:
• Understanding Chronic Pain & how it differs from other pain
• Understanding the role of Healthcare Professionals
• Understanding all available options - – Medicines/Medical Devices/CBT/TM etc.
• Pacing skills
• Practical relaxation
• Review of Self-Management Strategies

Self -Management Strategies

1. Pace Activities
2. Consume Wisely
3. Use Medication Appropriately
4. Move/Exercise
5. Ease Tensions
6. Improve Sleep
7. Use Distraction
8. Think Constructively
9. Socialize/Recreate
10. Improve Mood
11. Use Good Ergonomics
12. Manage Relationships

Places are limited so early booking is recommended. You can book online at www.chronicpain.ie or by emailing info@chronicpain.ie

List of meeting locations here

http://www.chronicpain.ie/our-services/events-and-meetings

 

 



Fibroireland is a web portal for the dissemination of information on fibromyalgia and related ailments. Anything appearing on the website should not be considered an endorsement or recommendation unless specifically so stated. Fibroireland is not an association or company.


 

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South Dublin Blackrock Support Group

The Blackrock Group will have their next meeting on Mon March 23rd at 2.30pm.

For further info please email Ursula Hakman at fibrosouthdublin(at)outlook(dot)com or call 086 450 3227 (between Mon-Fri
11am-4pm only)

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Support Group in Clongriffin Dublin

The next Clongriffin Group will take place on Thursday March 5th at 7.30pm. It is a shiatsu evening. Booking is essential.

If you would like to attend this meeting please contact Rachel at northside(at)fibroireland(dot)com or text 0879976252 (between Mon-Fri 4.30am-7pm only). Please ensure to give your full name and contact details.

You can find us on facebook at NorthsideFibroDublin

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