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Healthier Living Workshops

Healthier Living Workshops at Central Vermont Medical Center

Learn about how our self-management workshops can help you, and/or a support person better manage your health.

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Everyone, even YOU, can feel better with our FREE Healthier Living Workshops.

For more information about any of these classes and to register, contact:

Lisa Champagne
Self-Management Program Coordinator
802-225-5680
Lisa.Champagne@cvmc.org

Tobacco Cessation Workshops

Do you want to quit tobacco use (cigarettes, chew, cigars, pipe, etc.) but need help?

For many tobacco users, support from others makes the difference in staying tobacco-free. Special attention is given to developing a quitting strategy, including dealing with weight control and managing stress. These workshops will offer ways to change your behavior and help you start a tobacco free lifestyle. Nicotine patches, lozenges or gum available for your quit date.

WHEN: 4-week class starts 1st Wednesday of every month
WHERE: CVMC Conference Rooms 4 & 5 (located in the back of the cafeteria)

Chronic Pain Management Workshop

For those coping with chronic pain and want to feel more in control. Learn how to improve your problem solving and coping skills, gentle movement exercise, how to work with your healthcare providers, healthy eating, how to balance activity and rest.

WHEN: Coming soon – for more information, contact Lisa at 802-225-5680 or Lisa.Champagne@cvmc.org
WHERE: To be determined

Chronic Disease Management Workshop

If you are dealing with a long-lasting (chronic) disease–like arthritis, diabetes, cancer, obesity or heart disease–you are not alone. This workshop provides support to help people living with chronic diseases manage and improved their health. Learn about problem solving and action planning, nutrition, exercise, medication use, emotions, how to talk to your healthcare providers and more.

WHEN: Coming soon – for more information, contact Lisa at 802-225-5680 or Lisa.Champagne@cvmc.org
WHERE: To be determined

Diabetes Management Workshop

A small group workshop for people with type 2 diabetes. Learn and meet others who have diabetes in this 6-week self-care, skill-building workshop. The workshop is led by specially trained leaders, at least one who has diabetes. Those who attend this program improve their blood sugars, learn healthy eating, appropriate use of medications, wellness routines and coping skills.

WHEN: Coming soon – for more information, contact Lisa at 802-225-5680 or Lisa.Champagne@cvmc.org
WHERE: To be determined

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

Are you an adult, who is at risk of developing type 2 diabetes? Let us help you adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle by increasing physical activity, eating healthier, and losing a modest amount of weight. This year-long program is for people who have been diagnosed with prediabetes or meet specific risk criteria for developing the disease.

Barre program
WHEN: Wednesdays, August 30 - December 20, 2017 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm
WHERE: Highgate Apartments, 121 Highgate Dr., Barre

Montpelier program
WHEN:
 Wednesdays, September 6 - December 27, 2017 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
WHERE: Integrative Family Medicine - Montpelier, 156 Main St., Montpelier

Waterbury program
WHEN:
 Wednesdays, September 6 - December 27, 2017 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
WHERE: Waterbury Public Library, 28 N. Main St., Waterbury

WRAP – Wellness Recovery Action Plan

If you are struggling with a mental health problem—such as depression and anxiety—you are not alone. WRAP is a free program to help you get support, tips and advice from people who are also working toward emotional wellbeing. Who should attend: People with mental health challenges, who may also be dealing with physical health or substance abuse problems. Free 6-week workshop. You are welcome to bring a support person, friend or family member.

WHEN: Coming soon – for more information, contact Lisa at 802-225-5680 or Lisa.Champagne@cvmc.org
WHERE: To be determined