To support our member’s health and well being, we continue to deliver our Member Assistance Programme (MAP). This includes 24/7 professional counselling support delivered by Spectrum Life for TDNI Members and their families. Employees of member organisations under certain bands.MAP also includes a TDNI curated programme of workshops, training and events.
MAP Counselling Service for Theatre and Dance NI Members
Spectrum Life are specialists in supporting mental health and wellbeing in the workplace and we have contracted them to offer members a free confidential counselling service which includes access to a wellbeing app. The app has lots of great content related to mental health, and can be accessed at any time. The service with Spectrum life is exclusive to TDNI members and includes:
- Access to a professional counselling service that’s available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. (Access through the MAP portal – instructions below)
- Access to a licensed accredited counsellors via the phone and through an online chat function. Accessed through Spectrum’s Wellness App and through the MAP portal. (See access instructions below)
- Access to six face-to-face sessions with licenced counsellors. (This service has now resumed due to the easing of restrictions and there will always be a counsellor available within 30 miles of your house, home or workplace on the island of Ireland)
- To download the Wellness App – for IOS, click here. or for Android, click here.
Member Access Instructions
MAP services for all including non-members
Our monthly Mental Health and Wellbeing Coffee Mornings are run in partnership with Equity and can take a variety of forms. During 2020/21 we hosted workshops in Creative Writing with Jo Egan, Yoga Practice with Annie Ryan, Creating Artwork with Post Pieces and most recently our first in person meet up at the Lyric Theatre. These sessions are free for TDNI and Equity members.
Our coffee mornings are set to return in September 2021. You can find out more about when they’re happening and sign up through our Clash Diary and our social media channels.