Life Skills Online

Life Skills Online

Based on the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), the Life Skills programmes are designed to help participants learn more about how we think and how this can influence our actions in helpful or unhelpful ways.

The Life Skills Online Programme is comprised of eight modules which you can work through online in your own time from the comfort of your own home. You benefit from the support of an Aware trained volunteer supporter for the first eight weeks, who you can choose to share progress with. To get the most from this programme we recommend you complete one module per week for eight consecutive weeks. Your supporter will check in with you online to see how you're getting on with each week's module. After this eight week period, you will have access to the modules to review and reflect upon for up to 12 months.

Here is what to expect from the Life Skills Online programme which you complete through a platform called Silvercloud:

The next programme opens for registration on
25th March at 4pm

Proven Results

The Life Skills Online Programme is delivered in conjunction with SilverCloud Health. The programme was developed by Trinity College Dublin and SilverCloud Health.

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The Life Skills programme has been independently evaluated by Aware. The evaluation showed a statistically significant improvement in participants’ self-reported levels of anxiety and depression after completing the programme.

This means that participants of the Life Skills programme reported less levels of anxiety and depression after completing the programme. 

Life Skills is also consistent with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines for the treatment of depression and anxiety. NICE is an organisation which provides independent, authoritative and evidence-based guidance on the most effective ways to prevent, diagnose and treat ill-health.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the programme aimed at? 
The programme is aimed at individuals who are experiencing mild to moderate depression, stress and/or anxiety and would like to learn new ways to deal with life’s challenges. 

How many sessions are there? 
Eight modules completed in your own time, over eight consecutive weeks. You will be able to review these sessions for up to 12 months afterwards.

Is this programme only for individuals of 18 years and over? 
Yes, only individuals of 18 and over may take part in Aware’s Life Skills programme.

How do I register?

When the "register now" button is visible at the top of this page, registration for the next programme is available. Alternatively please check back on the date posted above for the next registration window. These programmes run a number of times per year.

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