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‘Heads:Up’ – Helping Ease Anxiety and Depression after Stroke

Type: News Item Date Published: 4th September 2019

Glasgow Caledonian University is looking for people who have had a stroke to take part in research.

Are you interested in taking part in a research study about mindfulness following stroke? Glasgow Caledonian University is carrying out research to find out how to help stroke survivors and carers/family members learn how to be mindful.

HEADS: UP is a 9-week Mindfulness course for people affected by stroke. It teaches people to self-manage symptoms of anxiety and depression. Learning how to be ‘mindful’ can help people cope when they feel anxious or depressed.

Taking part involves attending the HEADS: UP 9-week course. Travel expenses will be covered.

Where? – Glasgow Caledonian University

When? – Starting October 2019

Family members or friends are also welcome to participate.  If you are interested in finding out more, please contact:
Ms Bridget Davis: 0141 331 8713;
Dr Maggie Lawrence (lead researcher): 0141 331 8863;

Email: headsup@gcu.ac.uk

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