Improving Health: My Way
People who have health problems share similar challenges every day. The Improving Health: My Way Program consists of group sessions which are designed to help individuals with chronic conditions manage their health, and maintain active and fulfilling lives, despite the challenges associated with their chronic disease. Chronic diseases are health conditions you live with long term. People who have chronic conditions(s) can attend the sessions with a family member, friend or a support person of their choice.
We are offering in-person and phone programs regularly,
please contact us to find out more and/or to register.
Who is this program for?
Any adult who has a chronic (ongoing) health condition including among others:
Chronic Respiratory Conditions
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Plus anyone who cares for/supports someone with a chronic condition also may attend.
What will I learn?
In the program, you will learn how to:
Manage fatigue or tiredness
Learn how to eat healthier
Deal with frustration, depression, pain, or isolation
Start to become more active and/or maintain an exercise program
Develop problem solving skills
Communicate with family, friends, health care providers
Get more out of life
How much does the program cost?
It's free! People who take the course also receive a book called "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions" at no cost.
When is the program?
This program is scheduled to take place in different communities at different times. People who take part will attend six group sessions that last 2.5 hours each. The sessions may be in the weekday/evening or on the weekend. Contact the coordinator and we'll let you know when the next course in your area is.
Where will it be offered?
Improving Health: My Way workshops will be held in different communities throughout Central Newfoundland.
How do I register for this program?
Call the Self-Management Coordinator at (709) 256-5690 or speak with your primary health care provider and ask them to will refer you. If you prefer, you can email the program at email@example.com
You can be a workshop leader!
We are looking for people with long term health conditions who are motivated to help themselves and want to assist others to learn how to manage their health conditions. Training is free, no prior teaching experience is necessary; you must attend four full days of training.
Want more information about the program or leaders training? Call us at (709) 256-5690 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Chronic Disease Management and Prevention Programs: