Sign up for a free six week Stress Control course in Cork

The Stress Control course is open to over 18s and will take place in two locations in Cork

Written by Hannah Byrne


Do you have problems managing stress? Would you like to learn ways to deal with stressful situations? 

If you are over the age of 18, you can sign up for a free six week Stress Control course in Cork and learn the skills to deal with stress.

The course is being run by the HSE in partnership with Cork City Council, Cork GAA, and the GAA’s Healthy Club Project. 

When and where is the course taking place?

The date and time of the course depends on the location you want to attend.

Macroom GAA Club, Macroom GAA Hall, Castle Grounds, Macroom

The course will take place in Macroom on Thursday evenings from 7-9pm.

It will start on 20 September 2018, and run every Thursday until 25 October 2018.

Millenium Hall, Cork City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork

The course will take place in Cork on Monday evenings from 7-9pm. 

It will start on 1 October 2018, and run every Monday until 12 November 2018 (this excludes Bank Holiday Monday on 29 October). 

What is involved in the course?

The Stress Control course is delivered in a lecture-style, and there is no pressure for participants to talk or share any personal experiences with the rest of the group. All materials will be provided, and the content is easy to understand.

Stress Control will give those taking part the skills to understand and to manage stress more effectively.

Success of past Stress Control courses

Research carried out after a Stress Control course in Mallow at the beginning of 2018 showed “significant reductions in symptoms of both anxiety and low mood following participation in the course”. 

The course has been delivered to over 2,000 people, One participant said after taking part in the course, “Stress Control normalised stress – showed that it is manageable and we are in control".

How to sign up

If you are interested in signing up for this free course, or if you would like more information, you can send your name, contact number and where you would like to take the course to [email protected] or call 086 7871016.

Places are limited, so it is best to sign up as soon as possible

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