Updates & Info
‘Out of the Blue’
Overcoming the emotional challenges of motherhood
Two new ‘Out of the Blue’ courses are starting in the Bournemouth and Christchurch areas over the next few months.
This course runs for 6 sessions and aims to provide support to overcome the emotional challenges of motherhood and will be facilitated by two of our High Intensity CBT therapists. The course is open to all parents who meet the referral criteria and who are registered with a GP in the Bournemouth and Christchurch area. This includes dad’s and expectant parents.
We are really pleased to announce the courses will have a crèche available to parents to enable everyone to fully benefit from the course. Places in the Crèche will need to be booked prior to attending the course
The next two courses are starting soon:
Thursday 9th October 2014
1.00pm – 2:30pm
Somerford Primary School
Tuesday 4th November 2014
1.00pm – 2:30pm
Pokesdown Children's Centre
Freemantle Hall, Somerset Road
Boscombe BH7 6JJ
If you are feeling very distressed, despairing or suicidal and need immediate help please contact your GP and request an emergency appointment, contact the Samaritans on 116 123, or go to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department.
If your GP surgery is not open, you can contact the NHS Out of Hours Medical Service on 111. NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones. You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation. If you feel at harm to yourself or from other – go straight to your nearest Accident and Emergency.
If you are concerned that someone else is very distressed and might be considering suicide please encourage them to contact their GP and make an emergency appointment. Alternatively you might wish to encourage them to speak to the Samaritans on 116 123.
If you are concerned that someone is about to act on thoughts of hurting themselves you might wish help them attend the nearest Accident and Emergency Department. Alternatively, you may choose to contact the Police on 999.
Similarly, if you become concerned that someone is at risk of hurting somebody else
If you feel you need to talk to someone in confidence, the Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on:
Tel: 116 123
(TEXT MESSAGE ONLY number available on 07725 909090)
There are also local Samaritans branches across Hampshire and Dorset.