Community Events

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.
March 25, 2019

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Begins

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, offered free of charge (donations are accepted.) This program will help you take care of yourself while caring for a relative or friend. Powerful Tools for Caregivers meets for 2 ½ hours once per week for 6 weeks in community locations.  This program is not intended for professional caregivers. 
March 25, 2019

Professional Speaker Series: Living a Destressed Life

Take a moment to breathe easy and invest in YOU. Learn about the many benefits of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) including decreased anxiety, improved sleep quality, decreased chronic pain, and lower blood pressure. Free; call (517) 541-5800, option 1 to register.
March 27, 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 http://mhfatrainingcmha-cei.eventbrite.com
March 28, 2019

Cooking for Diabetes: Faux Pasta

Learn about nutrition that supports diabetes prevention while savoring delicious, healthy food. Classes focus on carb counting, label reading and heart-healthy principles.  Free; call (517) 541-5800 to register. 
April 01, 2019

Class Divide Film Showing

The Narrative Change team of Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation of Metro Lansing would like to invite all community members to a public showing of the America Divided docu-series. The Class Divide specifically focuses on the educational system and criminal justice divide for students — and the community’s efforts to confront the school system and heal the divide. Free
April 02, 2019

Heart Healthy Cooking: Celebrate Flavor

Learn about heart-healthy nutrition while enjoying delicious, flavorful food. Classes focus on increasing fiber, fruits, vegetables and whole grains, while decreasing saturated fat and sodium intake.  Free; call (517) 541-5800 to register. 
April 03, 2019

NAMI Basics Begins

Basics is a 6-class 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.  For more information or to register, call 517-484-3404 or email info@namilansing.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.
April 11, 2019

Foot Pain – A Healthwise Event

As part of McLaren Greater Lansing’s Healthwise physician lecture series, join Gregory Uitvlugt, MD, who specializes in orthopedics, as he discusses foot pain.  This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required; please call (517) 325-0066 to register. 
April 11, 2019

Cooking for Diabetes: Break the Fast

Learn about nutrition that supports diabetes prevention while savoring delicious, healthy food. Classes focus on carb counting, label reading and heart-healthy principles.  Free; call (517) 541-5800 to register. 
April 16, 2019

Heart Healthy Cooking: Taste the Rainbow

Learn about heart-healthy nutrition while enjoying delicious, flavorful food. Classes focus on increasing fiber, fruits, vegetables and whole grains, while decreasing saturated fat and sodium intake.  Free; call (517) 541-5800 to register. 
April 23, 2019

Balance and Fall Prevention – A Healthwise Event

As part of McLaren Greater Lansing’s Healthwise physician lecture series, join Karla LaFond, MSPT, who specializes in physical therapy, as she discusses balance and fall prevention.  This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required; please call (517) 325-0066 to register. 
April 25, 2019

Cooking for Diabetes: Spring Salads

Learn about nutrition that supports diabetes prevention while savoring delicious, healthy food. Classes focus on carb counting, label reading and heart-healthy principles. Free; call (517) 541-5800 to register. 
April 30, 2019

Heart Healthy Cooking: Ancient Grains

Learn about heart-healthy nutrition while enjoying delicious, flavorful food. Classes focus on increasing fiber, fruits, vegetables and whole grains, while decreasing saturated fat and sodium intake.  Free; call (517) 541-5800 to register. 
May 02, 2019

Skin Cancer Spot Screening - A Healthwise Event

As part of McLaren Greater Lansing’s Healthwise physician lecture series, join doctor Robyn Messing, DO, who specializes in dermatology and family medicine, for a skin cancer spot screening.  Appointments are required; please call (517) 325-0066. This event is free and open to the public.
May 06, 2019

Class Divide Film Showing

The Narrative Change team of Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation of Metro Lansing would like to invite all community members to a public showing of the America Divided docu-series. The Class Divide specifically focuses on the educational system and criminal justice divide for students — and the community’s efforts to confront the school system and heal the divide. Free
May 16, 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.