Community Events

November 18, 2019

Cooking for Diabetes - Diabetes-Friendly Desserts

Come and learn about nutrition practices that support a diabetes-friendly lifestyle while savoring delicious, healthy food.  Free classes focus on carb counting, label-reading, and heart-healthy recipes.
November 26, 2019

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches participants how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness in youth. This 8-hour training gives adults who work with young people the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to appropriate care. This course is appropriate for teachers, school staff, coaches, youth group leaders, parents, and anyone else who works with youth. 
 
December 13, 2019

CAHA Health Equity Forum

Please join the Capital Area Health Alliance for the 2019 Health Equity Forum, our signature event of the year. We are honored to have Dr. Gail Christopher, a nationally renowned speaker, give the keynote address, RX Racial Healing: An Engagement Strategy for Eliminating Health Inequities. Dr. Christopher will also lead us in a community response that will include table discussions, a visioning exercise, and identifying collaborative strategies we can take as a region to eliminate health inequities. Register here.
January 02, 2020

Diabetes PATH Workshops Begin

Diabetes PATH workshops are 2 ½ hours long and last 6 weeks. Participants learn basic information about diabetes, management of blood sugars, healthy eating, label reading and practice menu planning. It 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 participate in problem solving activities each week. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted.  Please call 517-887-1465 to register. 
February 13, 2020

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour course that teaches participants to help someone experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.  For more information please call 517-887-5232.