Community Events

January 19, 2021

Diabetes PATH Virtual Workshops Begin

Diabetes PATH is Michigan’s name for the Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Program. The workshop meets in small groups and is led by 2 trained facilitators. The workshop meets for 2.5 hours once per week for 6 weeks. Workshop 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 set goals by developing action plans and participate in problem solving each week. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted. To register, call Region 2 Area Agency on Aging at 517-592-1678.
January 19, 2021

Diabetes PATH Virtual Workshops Begin

Diabetes PATH is Michigan’s name for the Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Program. The workshop meets in small groups and is led by 2 trained facilitators. The workshop meets for 2.5 hours once per week for 6 weeks. Workshop 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 set goals by developing action plans and participate in problem solving each week. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted. To register, call TCOA at 517-887-1465.
January 19, 2021

NAMI Lansing Virtual Tuesday Tea & Talk

A chance for everyone to touch base to talk about our lives and how it is impacted by mental illness. Register at https://www.namilansing.org/registration.
January 20, 2021

Depression, Anxiety, and Other Common Mental Health Challenges in Youth

Learn about the most commonly-diagnosed mental health challenges in young people as well as ways to help them be successful.
January 21, 2021

Chronic Pain Path Virtual Workshops Begin

Chronic Pain PATH is Michigan’s name for the Stanford Chronic Pain Self-Management Program. The workshop meets in small groups and is led by 2 trained facilitators. The workshop meets for 2 1/2 hours once per week for 6 weeks. Workshop participants learn how to manage chronic pain without increasing medications. Topics include pacing and planning, the mind-body connection, distraction techniques, communication, healthy eating, stress management, and much more. Participants set goals by developing action plans and participate in problem solving each week. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted. To register, call TCOA at 517-887-1465.
January 25, 2021

NAMI Basics Begins

NAMI Basics is a 6 program offered for any parent or caregiver of a child or adolescent living with mental illness. The program is taught by trained parents who have had similar experiences with their own children.
January 26, 2021

NAMI Lansing Virtual Tuesday Tea & Talk

A chance for everyone to touch base to talk about our lives and how it is impacted by mental illness. Register at https://www.namilansing.org/registration.
February 09, 2021

NAMI Peer to Peer Begins

NAMI Peer to Peer is led by trained NAMI peer mentors who also live with mental illness.  This is not a support group, but it is supportive, safe and confidential. The class covers diagnosis, coping skills, relapse prevention, and more. Peer to Peer is an eight week NAMI Signature Education Program.
February 10, 2021

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Virtual Workshops Begin

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a family member or friend.  The workshop meets in small groups and is led by 2 trained facilitators. Powerful Tools for Caregivers meets for 1 ½ hours once per week for 6 weeks. This program is not intended for professional caregivers. This program will give YOU, the caregiver, tools to: help you reduce stress, communicate effectively with other family members, your doctor, and paid help, take care of yourself, reduce guilt, anger, and depression, help you relax, make tough decisions, set goals and problem-solve. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted. To register, call TCOA at 517-887-1465.
February 17, 2021

Teens and Vaping

Learn about vaping with CMHA-CEI's Families Forward Nurse Care Managers.
February 22, 2021

Diabetes PATH Virtual Workshops Begin

Diabetes PATH is Michigan’s name for the Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Program. The workshop meets in small groups and is led by 2 trained facilitators. The workshop meets for 2.5 hours once per week for 6 weeks. Workshop 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 set goals by developing action plans and participate in problem solving each week. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted. To register, call TCOA at 517-887-1465.
February 22, 2021

Chronic Pain Path Virtual Workshops Begin

Chronic Pain PATH is Michigan’s name for the Stanford Chronic Pain Self-Management Program. The workshop meets in small groups and is led by 2 trained facilitators. The workshop meets for 2 1/2 hours once per week for 6 weeks. Workshop participants learn how to manage chronic pain without increasing medications. Topics include pacing and planning, the mind-body connection, distraction techniques, communication, healthy eating, stress management, and much more. Participants set goals by developing action plans and participate in problem solving each week. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted. To register, call Region 2 Area Agency on Aging at 517-592-1678.
February 22, 2021

Diabetes PATH Virtual Workshops Begin

Diabetes PATH is Michigan’s name for the Stanford Diabetes Self-Management Program. The workshop meets in small groups and is led by 2 trained facilitators. The workshop meets for 2.5 hours once per week for 6 weeks. Workshop 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 set goals by developing action plans and participate in problem solving each week. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted. To register, call TCOA at 517-887-1465.
February 22, 2021

Chronic Pain Path Virtual Workshops Begin

Chronic Pain PATH is Michigan’s name for the Stanford Chronic Pain Self-Management Program. The workshop meets in small groups and is led by 2 trained facilitators. The workshop meets for 2 1/2 hours once per week for 6 weeks. Workshop participants learn how to manage chronic pain without increasing medications. Topics include pacing and planning, the mind-body connection, distraction techniques, communication, healthy eating, stress management, and much more. Participants set goals by developing action plans and participate in problem solving each week. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted. To register, call Region 2 Area Agency on Aging at 517-592-1678.
March 17, 2021

Working with Youth with Trauma

Learn about trauma and how it impacts the health and well-being of our community members.