Aware, Ireland’s leading organisation providing support, education and information services around depression and bipolar disorder has announced that the new Relatives and Friends Programme will be available to the people of Cork this October. The free programme, six hours over the course of four weeks, aims to provide helpful information about depression and bipolar disorder, provide practical advice and address the challenges faced each day when supporting a loved one experiencing depression or bipolar disorder.
The Aware Relatives and Friends Programme, will begin on Wednesday, October 18 at Bru Columbanus Centre, Wilton, Cork. Online registration for the programme is now open and places are available to anyone over 18. Those interested in attending are encouraged to book quickly as places are limited and will fill up fast.
The Relatives and Friends Programme is free to attend, with a refundable €30 booking deposit in place to ensure participants that really want to book a place have the opportunity to do so. The booking fee will be refunded by contacting Aware once all four modules in the course have been completed. Reduced booking fees are available for students, the unemployed, OAPs or those in possession of a medical card.