Community Events

January 25, 2019

HRCS Fighting Poverty Summit

The City of Lansing Human Relations and Community Services presents the Fighting Poverty Summit.  Dr. Marcella Wilson will share how her model, Transition to Success, frames a logical process to fight poverty and drive self sufficiency.  To reserve your seat, please call 517.483.4477 or email HRCS.CommunityEvents@lansingmi.gov
January 29, 2019

Professional Speaker Series: Sleep Disorders

Learn the risks, latest statistics, warning signs and preventative measures for common sleep disorders such as sleep apnea. Lunch included for those who pre-register by Friday, Jan. 25; call (517) 541-5800, option 1 to register.  FREE.
January 29, 2019

Adult 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. Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help individuals who are experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-adult-2500-tickets-50398185329
February 07, 2019

NAMI Family-To-Family Begins

Family-to-Family is a 12 week class for parents, friends and caregivers of persons with mental disorders. The class is free; registration is required. Visit https://www.namilansing.org/family-to-family to register.  For more information, call 517-484-3404.
February 13, 2019

Mindfulness Matters (Teens & Adults)

Learn strategies for reducing stress and staying present in the current moment. Kathy Walz, a behavioral health professional with St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea, presents some essential aspects of mindfulness and tips for incorporating it into your life. For more information, call 517.851.7810.  
February 14, 2019

Interactive Heart Health Event

HGB and Sparrow Hospital host an interactive, educational event covering how exercise, nutrition and a healthy mindset can positively impact cardiovascular health. Lunch is provided for those who pre-register by Monday, February 11; call (517) 541-5800, option 1.  Free.
February 19, 2019

Diabetes PATH Workshops Begin

Participants learn basic information about diabetes, management of blood sugars, healthy eating, label reading and practice menu planning.  Diabetes PATH workshops are  2 ½ hours long and last 6 weeks; offered free of charge but donations are accepted.  Call 517-887-1465 to register.  
March 04, 2019

Matter of Balance Workshops Begin

Matter of Balance is an award-winning evidence-based program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Workshop sessions are 2 hours long and last 8 weeks. Participants learn to identify and recognize beliefs about falls and fitness, identify barriers to exercise and its importance to preventing falls, identify potential home and community fall hazards and strategies to reduce the risk of falling and learn about community resources. Call 517-887-1465 to register.  Offered free of charge but donations are accepted.
March 25, 2019

CMHA-CEI Annual Community Breakfast

You are invited to the 2019 CMHA-CEI Annual Community Breakfast. The event will include a presentation of CMHA-CEI's 2018 Report to the Community, community service awards, vendor exhibit tables, book sales/signings, free/open to the public breakfast, & keynote speaker Todd Crandell, Founder and President of Racing for Recovery.  To register for this free event, please visit http://www.ceicmh.org/register or email echols@ceicmh.org.
April 04, 2019

Chronic Pain PATH Workshops Begin

Chronic Pain Personal Action Toward Health (Chronic Pain PATH) is Michigan’s name for the Stanford Chronic Pain Self-Management Program. Chronic Pain PATH is a six-week workshop conducted in 2 ½ hour sessions in community settings. The program was developed and rigorously tested by Stanford University to help people learn the techniques and strategies they need for the day-to-day management of pain.  Call 517-887-1465 to register. Free.
April 09, 2019

Chronic Pain PATH Workshops Begin

Chronic Pain Personal Action Toward Health (Chronic Pain PATH) is Michigan’s name for the Stanford Chronic Pain Self-Management Program. Chronic Pain PATH is a six-week workshop conducted in 2 ½ hour sessions in community settings. The program was developed and rigorously tested by Stanford University to help people learn the techniques and strategies they need for the day-to-day management of pain.  Call 517-887-1465 to register. Free.