Take Charge of Your Health! (Virtual)

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Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Are you ready to put the life back into your life? Gain the confidence and real-life skills needed for living a full, healthy life with chronic conditions.

If you or someone you care for has a chronic health condition such as diabetes, asthma, arthritis, COPD, depression, or hypertension this workshop is for you!

In this program you will:

  • Discover problem-solving strategies to deal with fatigue, pain and frustration
  • Uncover physical activities that work for you
  • Understand appropriate use of medications and how to evaluate new treatments
  • Discover how healthy eating can improve your condition
  • Improve ways to talk with your family, friends and healthcare providers about your health
  • Benefit from the support and encouragement from others also living with chronic health conditions

Workshop Dates

  • October 19, 2021
  • October 26, 2021
  • November 2, 2021
  • November 9, 2021
  • November 16, 2021
  • November 23, 2021

Workshop Info

This workshop is a weekly series of six (6) dates, held consecutively. This is an interactive online workshop where each 2½ hour session builds on the previous week and full participation in the 6 weeks is highly encouraged. This workshop is co-lead by Leaders trained in the evidence-based Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program. 

This is a virtual course conducted via ZOOM. A device with a camera and microphone is required to participate in the program. An appropriate device could be a tablet, desktop computer with a webcam, laptop or smartphone. Smartphones, however, are not recommended as you won’t be able to get the highest quality experience. Technical support is available.

Pre-Registration is required as space is limited. Registration will close Monday, October 18, 2021 at Noon.

This workshop is open to N.H. residents only at this time.  

Cost: Free


This is a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, widely known in New Hampshire as the Better Choices, Better Health workshop.  This workshop is funded by a SAMHSA Rural Opioid Technical Assistant grant (H79TI083274) awarded to UNH Cooperative Extension. 

For persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations, please contact angela.balamuth@unh.edu prior to the event. Given ample time, we will make any reasonable effort to make accommodations.

The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension is an equal opportunity educator and employer. University of New Hampshire, U.S. Department of Agriculture and N.H. counties cooperating.

Status
  • Active
Online Status
  • Online Only