Shared Community Health CalendarEvents listed in this calendar are those of the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, Essex NP led Clinic, Windsor Family Health Team, Harrow Family Health Team, VON NP led Clinic in Belle River, Windsor-Essex Community Health Centre, and City Centre Health Care – CMHA.

Sep
23
Mon
LGBTQ+ Group @ Windsor-Essex
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A safer space for everyone

Ages: 11-25

Dates:

Monday 4-530pm @ weCHC – Teen (1361 Ouellette Ave., Windsor)

Wednesday 4-530pm @ weCHC – Leamington (33 Princess St. Suite 401, Leamington)

Diabetes Self-Management Classes ‘Meals, Meds & Monitoring’ @ Harrow Health Centre Inc.: A Family Health Team
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Diabetes Self-Management Classes ‘Meals, Meds & Monitoring’ 

Free classes for Type 2 Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

Diabetes Wellness Classes facilitated by WECHC Registered Dietitian or a Registered Nurse

Dates: Monday September 9, 16, 23 2019

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30 pm

Location: Harrow Health Centre Inc.: A Family Health Team in the Community Room

Pre-Registration Required: call 519-738-2000 ext 201 to register

 

The following topics are covered over the 3 week classes:

 

·         What is Diabetes – a bit about the physiology and what is happening in the body

·         Self Blood Glucose Monitoring – getting a glucometer, how to use a glucometer, when to check your blood sugars, target blood sugar to maintain good health

·         A1C blood test

·         Healthy Eating – Diabetes Food Guide, portion and meal distribution, label reading, fibre, salt (DASH diet), healthy weights, alcohol

·         Medications – a bit about the different classes of medications and how they help with blood sugars

·         Physical Activity and goal setting

·         Foot Care

·         Managing Diabetes on Sick Days

Eat 4 Life- Healthy Lifestyles @ Windsor Family Health Team
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Sep
24
Tue
Eat 4 Life – Healthy Living Module 1 @ City Centre Health Care
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Eat4Life is a unique, research-based healthy lifestyle program. The goal of Eat4Life is to build a foundation of healthy habits that will help you make healthy choices for life.

Join a Registered Dietitian and learn how to change old habits, nourish your body and mind, choose foods and plan menus, and get active in this five week program.

Eat4Life is brought to you by the Community Primary Care and Public Health partnership of Windsor and Essex County.

Stretch Out Stress @ weCHC - Sandwich
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

FREE program offered by weCHC at our Sandwich location (3325 College Ave.)

Participants will be guided through a 60 minute Strecth-out-Stress session focussing on flexibility, breathing, mindfulness, and relaxation.

Registration is required. Please call 519-258-6002 x 501 for more information.

Overcoming Anxiety Group CMHA-CITY CENTRE HEALTH CARE @ CMHA-WECB, Dan Gemus Meeting Room
Sep 24 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Overcoming Anxiety Group

TOPICS include:

    • What is anxiety?
    • How anxiety manifests itself in your life
    • The thought, mood, behaviour connection
    • Letting go of negative thoughts
    • Develop relaxation, visualization & mindfulness skills

Starting Tuesday August 6, 2019

Weekly for 8 weeks

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

For a screening appointment, contact:
Wendy at 519-255-9940 ext 135

Walk-In Counselling @ Harrow Health Centre Inc.: A Family Health Team
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Concurrent Disorders Family Education & Support Group
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm

Concurrent Disorders Family Education & Support Group Free and open to the public Starting Tuesday September 24, 2019 Weekly for 6 weeks 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Register by calling:  519-255-9940 ext. 232

Fall Into Wellness Workshop @ Windsor Family Health Team
Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Sep
25
Wed
LGBTQ+ Group @ Windsor-Essex
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A safer space for everyone

Ages: 11-25

Dates:

Monday 4-530pm @ weCHC – Teen (1361 Ouellette Ave., Windsor)

Wednesday 4-530pm @ weCHC – Leamington (33 Princess St. Suite 401, Leamington)