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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 or to register, contact:

Lisa Champagne
Self Management Program Coordinator

Tobacco Cessation Workshop

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.

DATE: 4 week class starting the first Wednesday of every month, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION: Central Vermont Medical Center

Chronic Pain Self-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.

DATE: Mondays, April 18 - May 23, 2016 from 2:00 - 4:30pm
LOCATION: Central Vermont Medical Center, Conference Room 4 and 5

Chronic Illness Self-Management Workshop

Are you living with a chronic health condition? Dealing with frustration, fatigue and pain? Learn how to improve strength, flexibility and endurance, breathing techniques and guided imagery to reduce stress, how to talk to your healthcare providers and more.

LOCATION: Central Vermont Medical Center

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

Learn and meet others who have diabetes in this 6-week self-care, skill-building workshop. Those who attend this program improve their blood sugars, learn healthy eating, appropriate use of medications, wellness routines and coping skills.

LOCATION: Central Vermont Medical Center

YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program

Learn more about this program on Monday, April 4th, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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. 

DATE: Mondays, April 11 - August 8 from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
LOCATION: Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre Street in Montpelier

WRAP – Wellness Recovery Action Plan

For someone struggling with substance abuse problems, mental health difficulties, or who may also be dealing with physical health. Develop a wellness “toolbox” and a daily maintenance plan. Identify triggers and early warning signs. Write a crisis action plan and a post-crisis action plan. Call for future class.

DATE: Thursdays, May 5 - June 9 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
LOCATION: Trinity United Methodist Church, 137 Main St., Montpelier