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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Mar
27
Mon
Healthier Living Workshop: Chronic Pain @ SASH
Mar 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Healthier Living Workshop: Chronic Pain @ SASH | Rutland | 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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Apr
3
Mon
Vermont Quit Partners @ Community Health Improvement @ UVMMC
Apr 3 @ 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.


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Vermont Quit Partners @ White River Family Practice
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Vermont Quit Partners @ White River Family Practice | Hartford | 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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Apr
4
Tue
YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program @ Kingwood Health Center
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program @ Kingwood Health Center | Randolph | 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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Vermont Quit Partners @ Southwestern Vermont Medical Center
Apr 4 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 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.


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Vermont Quit Partners @ Milton Public Library
Apr 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Vermont Quit Partners @ Milton Public Library | 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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Apr
5
Wed
Healthier Living Workshop: Diabetes @ Barre Senior Center
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Healthier Living Workshop: Diabetes @ Barre Senior Center | Barre | Vermont | United States

Diabetes Management is a program for people living with Diabetes and focuses on techniques to deal with symptoms as well as emotional health, exercise, nutrition and communicating effectively with health care providers. The workshops for this program are given over 2 ½ hours, once a week, for 6 weeks.


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Vermont Quit Partners @ Central Vermont Medical Center
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Vermont Quit Partners @ Central Vermont Medical Center | Berlin | 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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Apr
6
Thu
Vermont Quit Partners @ Eastview Terrace
Apr 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Vermont Quit Partners @ Eastview Terrace | Middlebury | 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.