Community Events

January 19, 2022

Creating Confident Caregivers BEGINS

Taking care of someone with dementia, memory loss, or Alzheimer’s disease can be confusing, stressful, and exhausting. Creating Confident Caregivers is a 6-week class for the family caregiver to ease all of those difficult emotions. During each 2-hour class you will learn about dementia, its impact on behavior, setting realistic goals, and more. The next session is being offered on Zoom Wednesdays, January 19 – February 23, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. To register, call 517-887-1465 or e-mail Christine at histedc@tcoa.org. FREE.
January 19, 2022

Diabetes PATH Virtual Workshop BEGINS

Diabetes PATH is a workshop for individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes and their caregivers. In this 6-week program, which meets for 2.5 hours weekly, participants learn about diabetes, how to manage blood sugars, what healthy eating means, how to read labels, and practice menu planning. The workshop also addresses effects of stress and positive ways to deal with it, how to choose appropriate exercise for fitness and safety, proper skin and foot care, and skills for communicating with health professionals. Participants develop action plans and problem solve each week. FREE.
 
January 26, 2022

Virtual Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is the initial help given to a person showing symptoms of mental illness or in a mental health crisis (severe depression, psychosis, panic attack, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, etc.) until appropriate professional or other help, including peer and family support, can be engaged. The training teaches participants to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Course includes 2 hours of self-paced work then a 6.5-hour live virtual training. Offered by Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties. Registration required. Cost: $15 (scholarships available upon request to help cover the fee).
February 09, 2022

Virtual Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is the initial help given to a person showing symptoms of mental illness or in a mental health crisis (severe depression, psychosis, panic attack, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, etc.) until appropriate professional or other help, including peer and family support, can be engaged. The training teaches participants to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Course includes 2 hours of self-paced work then a 6.5-hour live virtual training. Offered by Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties. Registration required. Cost: $15 (scholarships available upon request to help cover the fee).
March 02, 2022

Virtual Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is the initial help given to a person showing symptoms of mental illness or in a mental health crisis (severe depression, psychosis, panic attack, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, etc.) until appropriate professional or other help, including peer and family support, can be engaged. The training teaches participants to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Course includes 2 hours of self-paced work then a 6.5-hour live virtual training. Offered by Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties. Registration required. Cost: $15 (scholarships available upon request to help cover the fee).
March 07, 2022

Diabetes PATH Virtual Workshop BEGINS

Diabetes PATH is a workshop for individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes and their caregivers. In this 6-week program, which meets for 2.5 hours weekly, participants learn about diabetes, how to manage blood sugars, what healthy eating means, how to read labels, and practice menu planning. The workshop also addresses effects of stress and positive ways to deal with it, how to choose appropriate exercise for fitness and safety, proper skin and foot care, and skills for communicating with health professionals. Participants develop action plans and problem solve each week. FREE.
March 23, 2022

Virtual Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is the initial help given to a person showing symptoms of mental illness or in a mental health crisis (severe depression, psychosis, panic attack, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, etc.) until appropriate professional or other help, including peer and family support, can be engaged. The training teaches participants to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Course includes 2 hours of self-paced work then a 6.5-hour live virtual training. Offered by Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties. Registration required. Cost: $15 (scholarships available upon request to help cover the fee).
April 04, 2022

Creating Confident Caregivers BEGINS

Taking care of someone with dementia, memory loss, or Alzheimer’s disease can be confusing, stressful, and exhausting. Creating Confident Caregivers is a 6-week class for the family caregiver to ease all of those difficult emotions. During each 2-hour class you will learn about dementia, its impact on behavior, setting realistic goals, and more. The next session is being offered on Zoom Mondays, April 4 - May 9, 2022, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. To register, call 517-887-1465 or e-mail Christine at histedc@tcoa.org. FREE.
April 13, 2022

Virtual Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is the initial help given to a person showing symptoms of mental illness or in a mental health crisis (severe depression, psychosis, panic attack, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, etc.) until appropriate professional or other help, including peer and family support, can be engaged. The training teaches participants to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Course includes 2 hours of self-paced work then a 6.5-hour live virtual training. Offered by Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties. Registration required. Cost: $15 (scholarships available upon request to help cover the fee).