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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Aug
19
Sat
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP®) @ Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP<sup>®</sup>) @ Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center | Windsor | Vermont | United States

Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP®) programs are for anyone who has mental health difficulties or is struggling to incorporate wellness tools and strategies into their lives. Designed in Vermont at the Copeland Center with input from the Vermont Psychiatric Survivors and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, these workshops focus on developing action plans, skills for self-management and recovery. Each Wellness Recovery Action Plan workshop is led by two facilitators, one or both of whom are peers in recovery. The workshop is composed of 24 hours of content, but may be offered in either four 6-hour sessions, six 4-hour sessions or eight 3-hour sessions.


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Let a Regional Coordinator near you answer your questions.

Sep
5
Tue
Vermont Quit Partners @ White River Family Practice
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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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Sep
27
Wed
Healthier Living Workshop: Chronic Pain @ Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Healthier Living Workshop: Chronic Pain @ Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center | Windsor | 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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Let a Regional Coordinator near you answer your questions.