REACH is a nine-week psycho-educational wellbeing group program for individuals with a mood disorder, run by qualified Black Dog Institute trained Facilitators.
REACH is suitable for individuals over 18, who have lived with a diagnosis of depression or bipolar disorder for at least one year. Eligible participants will also need to demonstrate:
Ø Capacity to participate in a group setting of 8 to 10 people
Ø Commitment to attend 9 weekly sessions
Ø Acceptance of their illness
Ø Motivation to implement ‘wellbeing’ strategies
Topics include: fostering strengths, dealing with loss & grief, identifying early warning signs & triggers, nurturing wellbeing & support networks, & creating a unique ‘Wellbeing Plan’.