Patient Education & Health Promotion

Available FREE Patient Workshops

See our Calendar for Current Dates & Times

Healthier Living Self-Management Workshop

We will talk about:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Nutrition
  • How to evaluate new treatments

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Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

We will talk about:

  • Techniques to deal with the symptoms of diabetes, fatigue, pain, hyper/hypoglycemia, stress, and emotional problems such as depression, anger, fear and frustration
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength and endurance
  • Healthy eating
  • Appropriate use of medication
  • Working more effectively with health care providers

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Diabetes & Me

You will learn the basics of how  diabetes works, such as:

  • The pancreas & insulin
  • Complications of high blood sugar
  • Hyperglycemia & hypoglycemia

You will also learn easier ways to manage your meals through balancing carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and portion sizes. We will talk about how food, alcohol, exercise, stress and even sick days effect you and your diabetes - and much more.

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Tobacco Recovery Self-Management Workshop

We will talk about:

  • In depth information about all forms of tobacco abuse
  • Practical counseling
  • Problem solving skills and social support
  • Information about Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT’s)
  • Information about the current usage of the prescription CHANTIX AND Zyban

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Food for Life (Nutrition 1)

A basic nutrition workshop for anyone looking for facts and skills to eat and live healthier.

We will talk about:

  • Food groups & MyPlate
  • Food Safety
  • Salt, Sugar & Water
  • Fruits & Vegetables
  • Whole Grains
  • Portions & Snacking
  • Label Reading
  • Meal Planning on a Budget
  • Food Tracking & More!

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Positive Self-Management Workshop for HIV/AIDS

We will talk about:

  • How to best integrate medication regimens into daily life so they can be taken consistently
  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fear, fatigue, pain and isolation
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility and endurance
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends and health professionals
  • Nutrition
  • Evaluating symptoms
  • Advanced directives

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Cancer: Thriving & Surviving

We will talk about:

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain, isolation, poor sleep and living with uncertainty
  • Appropriate exercise for regaining and maintaining flexibility, and endurance
  • Making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Nutrition
  • Setting priorities
  • Relationships

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Pain Self-Management Workshop

We will talk about:

  • Discussion of acute vs. chronic pain
  • Effects of untreated pain
  • Alternate pain management techniques: breathing & visualization
  • Psychological evaluation and intervention in pain management

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Wellness Yoga

Two types of Wellness Yoga are available to meet all ability and comfort levels:

Tuesday: Yoga for Strength

For those who choose a more active practice with physical challenges. This class will offer more movement, balance poses, stretches, and strengthening exercises while still incorporating the meditation and breathing exercises true to a traditional yoga practice.

Thursdays: Joyful Breathing Yoga

For those who choose a less active practice and know that through gentler, quieter, and calmer activity our body, mind, and spirit can heal and refresh. This class will offer more chair yoga, yin, restorative, joint freeing, meditation, breathing and working with the mind.

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Weekly Story Time

Join Shasta Community Health in celebrating the joys of reading through a FREE Story Times held at our Redding, Anderson and Shasta Lake City locations. Readers will include SCHC’s own book loving team members from all different departments. Book lovers of all ages are welcome!

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Department of Rehabilitation

Shasta Community Health Center offers monthly presentations by the Department of Rehabilitation. These presentations are for anyone looking for help with or information about re-entering the workforce. No sign-up required and everyone is welcome.

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Here is a flyer with all available Patient Education workshops at Shasta Community Health Center. This excludes special event programs that are available for a short period or on an irregular basis.

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