Free Workshops

Workshops are available throughout Vermont for each of the six Self-Management Programs. These workshops provide a supportive atmosphere for participants to focus on building skills to manage their conditions by sharing experiences and providing mutual support. All of the programs are free to any Vermonter who meets the program requirements. Find a workshop that works for you.

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Jul
27
Thu
Healthier Living Workshop: Chronic Disease @ Community Connections
Jul 27 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Healthier Living Workshop: Chronic Disease @ Community Connections | Saint Johnsbury | Vermont | United States

Chronic Disease Self-Management is a program that focuses on problems that are common to individuals dealing with any chronic condition such as pain management, nutrition, exercise, medication use, emotional health and communicating with health care providers. Chronic Disease Self-Management is a workshop given over 2 ½ hours, once a week, for 6 weeks.


Not sure if this workshop is right for you?

Let a Regional Coordinator near you answer your questions.

Aug
1
Tue
Vermont Quit Partners @ Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Vermont Quit Partners @ Southwestern Vermont Medical Center | Woodford | Vermont | United States

Tobacco cessation programs focus on helping people quit smoking. These workshops are led by a trained Vermont Quit Partner and meet one hour a week for 4 to 6 weeks—however, many tobacco cessation programs are offered on an ongoing basis, with rolling admission. Participants may join at any time, and, on average, attend for 6 sessions. Tobacco Cessation programs are supported by the Vermont Department of Health, Tobacco Control Program.


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Vermont Quit Partners @ SVMC
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Vermont Quit Partners @ SVMC | Londonderry | Vermont | United States

Tobacco cessation programs focus on helping people quit smoking. These workshops are led by a trained Vermont Quit Partner and meet one hour a week for 4 to 6 weeks—however, many tobacco cessation programs are offered on an ongoing basis, with rolling admission. Participants may join at any time, and, on average, attend for 6 sessions. Tobacco Cessation programs are supported by the Vermont Department of Health, Tobacco Control Program.


Not sure if this workshop is right for you?

Let a Regional Coordinator near you answer your questions.

Vermont Quit Partners @ SVMC
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Vermont Quit Partners @ SVMC | Londonderry | Vermont | United States

Tobacco cessation programs focus on helping people quit smoking. These workshops are led by a trained Vermont Quit Partner and meet one hour a week for 4 to 6 weeks—however, many tobacco cessation programs are offered on an ongoing basis, with rolling admission. Participants may join at any time, and, on average, attend for 6 sessions. Tobacco Cessation programs are supported by the Vermont Department of Health, Tobacco Control Program.


Not sure if this workshop is right for you?

Let a Regional Coordinator near you answer your questions.

Vermont Quit Partners @ SVMC
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Vermont Quit Partners @ SVMC | Londonderry | Vermont | United States

Tobacco cessation programs focus on helping people quit smoking. These workshops are led by a trained Vermont Quit Partner and meet one hour a week for 4 to 6 weeks—however, many tobacco cessation programs are offered on an ongoing basis, with rolling admission. Participants may join at any time, and, on average, attend for 6 sessions. Tobacco Cessation programs are supported by the Vermont Department of Health, Tobacco Control Program.


Not sure if this workshop is right for you?

Let a Regional Coordinator near you answer your questions.

Aug
2
Wed
YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program @ Rochester Ranger Station
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program @ Rochester Ranger Station | Rochester | Vermont | United States

The YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program is for people at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. It helps those at risk learn about healthy eating and physical activity habits that have been proven to reduce the risk of developing the disease and provides a supportive atmosphere for lifestyle changes. It is facilitated by a trained Lifestyle Coach. Each workshop is a 12-month program that has 16 one-hour-long weekly core sessions, followed by 8 one-hour-long monthly sessions.


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Aug
8
Tue
Healthier Living Workshop: Chronic Pain @ Carpenter Carse Library
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Healthier Living Workshop: Chronic Pain @ Carpenter Carse Library | Hinesburg | Vermont | United States

Chronic Pain Management is a program for people who have either a primary or secondary diagnosis of chronic pain (as defined as lasting for longer than 3 to 6 months or lasting longer than the normal healing time of an injury). The program focuses on problem solving, appropriate usage of medications and exercise, nutrition, emotions and communicating with health care providers. The Healthier Living: Chronic Pain is a workshop given over 2 ½ hours, once a week, for 6 weeks.


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Vermont Quit Partners @ Community Health Improvement @ UVMMC
Aug 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Vermont Quit Partners @ Community Health Improvement @ UVMMC | Burlington | Vermont | United States

Tobacco cessation programs focus on helping people quit smoking. These workshops are led by a trained Vermont Quit Partner and meet one hour a week for 4 to 6 weeks—however, many tobacco cessation programs are offered on an ongoing basis, with rolling admission. Participants may join at any time, and, on average, attend for 6 sessions. Tobacco Cessation programs are supported by the Vermont Department of Health, Tobacco Control Program.


Not sure if this workshop is right for you?

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Vermont Quit Partners @ Community Health Improvement @ UVMMC
Aug 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Vermont Quit Partners @ Community Health Improvement @ UVMMC | Burlington | Vermont | United States

Tobacco cessation programs focus on helping people quit smoking. These workshops are led by a trained Vermont Quit Partner and meet one hour a week for 4 to 6 weeks—however, many tobacco cessation programs are offered on an ongoing basis, with rolling admission. Participants may join at any time, and, on average, attend for 6 sessions. Tobacco Cessation programs are supported by the Vermont Department of Health, Tobacco Control Program.


Not sure if this workshop is right for you?

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Aug
9
Wed
Vermont Quit Partners @ Northwestern Medical Center
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Vermont Quit Partners @ Northwestern Medical Center | Saint Albans City | Vermont | United States

Tobacco cessation programs focus on helping people quit smoking. These workshops are led by a trained Vermont Quit Partner and meet one hour a week for 4 to 6 weeks—however, many tobacco cessation programs are offered on an ongoing basis, with rolling admission. Participants may join at any time, and, on average, attend for 6 sessions. Tobacco Cessation programs are supported by the Vermont Department of Health, Tobacco Control Program.


Not sure if this workshop is right for you?

Let a Regional Coordinator near you answer your questions.