Around 450,000 in the north of Ireland live with long-term, persistent pain. Our Pain Support Programmes are designed to improve the mental health of those who suffer from pain, enhance their social inclusion, facilitate routine gentle movement, encourage people to own their pain while advocating caution and self-care with regard to using pain medication.

Members of the HLCA Pain Support Steering Group are Tony DohertyHLC Alliance, Natasha BrennanLorag HLC, Dr Christine McMasterPublic Health Agency, Dr Pamela BellChair NI Pain Forum, Prof Kevin VowlesQueens Psychology, Dr Patrick McAleaveyPublic Health Agency, Anne-Marie GroomPharmacy Advisor HSCB and Deborah McCordCommissioning HSCB.

Our Courses

You can book any of the courses below by clicking on the book now button.

Better Days - Derg Valley

Michael will take you through this 10 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 18th May 2021
Time: 7pm
Frequency: Weekly for 10 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - West Belfast

Lisa will take you through this 9 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 6th May 2021
Time: 11am
Frequency: Weekly for 9 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Dunmurry

Laura will take you through this 9 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 12th May 2021
Time: 11am
Frequency: Weekly for 9 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Loughgiel

Lee-Anne will take you through this 8 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 18th May 2021
Time: TBC
Frequency: Weekly for 8 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Cushendall

Veronica will take you through this 8 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 18th May 2021
Time: 10am
Frequency: Weekly for 8 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Toome

Una will take you through this 8 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 17th May 2021
Time: 11am
Frequency: Weekly for 8 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Cookstown

Anita will take you through this 8 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 18th May 2021
Time: 11am
Frequency: Weekly for 8 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Cullyhanna

Teresa will take you through this 8 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 11th May 2021
Time: 11am
Frequency: Weekly for 8 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Newry

Claire will take you through this 8 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 20th May 2021
Time: 11am
Frequency: Weekly for 8 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Craigavon

Christina will take you through this 9 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 5th May 2021
Time: 7pm
Frequency: Weekly for 9 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Derry

Ciara will take you through this 10 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 11th May 2021
Time: TBC
Frequency: Weekly for 10 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Kircubbin

Allan will take you through this 7 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 8th Jun 2021
Time: 11.30am
Frequency: Weekly for 7 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - South Belfast

Natasha will take you through this 8 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 20th May 2021
Time: 6.30pm
Frequency: Weekly for 8 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Omagh

Aidan will take you through this 8 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 18th May 2021
Time: 11am
Frequency: Weekly for 8 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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Better Days - Lisnaskea

Davina will take you through this 8 week programme covering a range of support and techniques to manage your pain. Session are approximately 2hrs and via Zoom. 

Date: 19th May 2021
Time: 12 noon
Frequency: Weekly for 8 weeks
Max. Places: 12
Location: Online
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