Want to be healthier and feel better? We can help. Our local coordinators can connect you with workshops right in your community. These are led by health experts who understand your needs because many have faced similar health challenges. From losing weight to quitting smoking to managing pain and other long-term health problems, Vermonters who complete our workshops see big improvements in their health—and their overall well-being.
Get guidance and support to build strength, increase energy and mobility, and manage ongoing or long-term pain and related issues like trouble sleeping or depression.
Get guidance and support to live better with long-term (chronic) health problems, like arthritis, depression, asthma, diabetes, or cancer.
Join others looking for support and motivation to become—and stay—tobacco free.
Get guidance and support to eat healthier, be more active, and lower your risk of diabetes and other long-term health problems.
Get guidance and support to manage depression, anxiety, stress, and other mental health or emotional challenges.
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See a Vermont Diabetes Prevention Workshop in action and hear from actual participants and class leader on their experiences. While every workshop is different, all of them are designed to make you feel right at home. Together in a small group, you get help setting goals that feel right for you and support from each other.
For much of his life, Shawn was an outdoorsman and athlete, but life’s stresses led him away from his healthy lifestyle. Over time, he had gained a significant amount of weight and started having health problems. Making small, simple changes to his diet has put him on the path toward a healthier future.
After years of poor eating habits and low physical activity, Cynthia had warning signs of future health problems. She signed up for the National Diabetes Prevention Program in Vermont and learned how to make small lifestyle changes over time to improve her health. The positive results were so life-changing, she wanted to inspire others to take control of their health, too. Cynthia is now a trained Lifestyle Coach for the program.
Dawn, a Vermonter, talks about the moment she realized she needed to make a change in her life. Her inspiring story describes how her weight crept up over 200 pounds, affected her quality of life with her daughter, and how living healthy with a good diet, potion control, and exercise is her key to living happily.
Bryan, a Vermonter, talks about the moment he realized he needed to make a change in his life. His inspiring story describes how his weight crept up slowly until he realized he needed to get active and eat healthier for his children’s sake.
Sheila, a Vermonter, talks about the moment she realized she needed to make a change to her life. Her inspiring story describes how she lost over 65lbs by making healthier choices about what she ate and finding the time to fit more physical activity into her busy family schedule.
Guy, a Vermonter, talks about the moment he realized he needed to make a change in his life. His inspiring story describes how his weight gain and chronic chest pains led him to step it up for his son and to perform better at work, by eating healthier and making time to exercise.