Community Events

August 05, 2020

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Virtual Workshop via Zoom 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.  The workshop is led by 2 trained facilitators and 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. Please call 517-887-1465 to register. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted. 
August 05, 2020

Virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

QPR is an hour long, no-cost training that teaches participants to help someone experiencing a suicide crisis. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide, know how to offer hope, and know how to get help and save a life.
August 06, 2020

NAMI Lansing Virtual Family Support Group

A confidential support group for loved ones of individuals living with mental health conditions. 
August 06, 2020

NAMI Lansing Virtual Connection Support Group

A confidential and safe support group for adults living with mental health conditions. 
August 06, 2020

Youth Virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

Youth QPR is an hour long, no-cost training that teaches adults how to help youth experiencing a suicide crisis. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. As a Youth QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide in young people, know how to offer hope, and know how to get help and save a life.
August 11, 2020

Chronic Pain PATH Virtual Workshop via Zoom Begins

Chronic Pain PATH is Michigan’s name for the Stanford Chronic Pain Self-Management Program (CPSMP). The workshop meets in small groups and is led by 2 trained facilitators. The workshop meets for 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. Please call 517-887-1465 to register. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted. 
August 11, 2020

NAMI Lansing Virtual Tuesday Tea & Talk

A chance for everyone to touch base and talk about how our new reality is impacting our lives and mental wellness. 
August 12, 2020

Virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

QPR is an hour long, no-cost training that teaches participants to help someone experiencing a suicide crisis. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide, know how to offer hope, and know how to get help and save a life.
August 13, 2020

NAMI Lansing Virtual Family Support Group

A confidential support group for loved ones of individuals living with mental health conditions. 
August 13, 2020

NAMI Lansing Virtual Connection Support Group

A confidential and safe support group for adults living with mental health conditions. 
August 13, 2020

Youth Virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

Youth QPR is an hour long, no-cost training that teaches adults how to help youth experiencing a suicide crisis. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. As a Youth QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide in young people, know how to offer hope, and know how to get help and save a life.
August 15, 2020

Mobile Food Pantry

The City of Lansing Human Relati‚Äčons and Community Services Department and the Greater Lansing Food Bank will be distributing free, fresh and non-perishable food items to Lansing residents at the Mobile Food Pantry. Who can participate? Anyone in financial hardship in need of food, especially due to the pandemic, senior citizens on fixed incomes, and families/individuals who have recently lost jobs. This offering is for City of Lansing residents. All participants must bring a valid state identification card, driver's license, or other proof of residency in the City of Lansing. The Mobile Food Pantry will be a "Drive-through" service. For more information, call (517) 908-3680.
August 17, 2020

NAMI Lansing Virtual Tuesday Tea & Talk

A chance for everyone to touch base and talk about how our new reality is impacting our lives and mental wellness. 
August 18, 2020

Heart Healthy Living

Join Sparrow for the first seminar in the Understanding Chronic Conditions Series: Heart Healthy Living presented by Tonya Liabenow, RD, Sparrow Food and Nutrition Services. This seminar is offered free of charge, but registration is required. Seating is limited. You will also have the option to view the presentation from the comfort of your home. To register, call 1.800.sparrow (800.772.7769) or visit Sparrow.org/eventcalendar 
August 19, 2020

Virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

QPR is an hour long, no-cost training that teaches participants to help someone experiencing a suicide crisis. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. As a QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide, know how to offer hope, and know how to get help and save a life.
August 20, 2020

NAMI Lansing Virtual Family Support Group

A confidential support group for loved ones of individuals living with mental health conditions. 
August 20, 2020

NAMI Lansing Virtual Connection Support Group

A confidential and safe support group for adults living with mental health conditions. 
August 20, 2020

Youth Virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

Youth QPR is an hour long, no-cost training that teaches adults how to help youth experiencing a suicide crisis. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. As a Youth QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide in young people, know how to offer hope, and know how to get help and save a life.
August 24, 2020

Youth Virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

Youth QPR is an hour long, no-cost training that teaches adults how to help youth experiencing a suicide crisis. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. As a Youth QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide in young people, know how to offer hope, and know how to get help and save a life.
August 25, 2020

Managing Your Asthma and COPD

Join Sparrow for the second seminar in the Understanding Chronic Conditions Series: Relief is Just a Breath Away: Managing Your Asthma and COPD presented by Amanda Richard, LRRT, Sparrow Respiratory Therapy. This seminar is offered free of charge, but registration is required. Seating is limited. You will also have the option to view the presentation from the comfort of your home. To register, call 1.800.sparrow (800.772.7769) or visit Sparrow.org/eventcalendar 
August 25, 2020

NAMI Lansing Virtual Tuesday Tea & Talk

A chance for everyone to touch base and talk about how our new reality is impacting our lives and mental wellness. 
August 27, 2020

NAMI Lansing Virtual Family Support Group

A confidential support group for loved ones of individuals living with mental health conditions. 
August 27, 2020

NAMI Lansing Virtual Connection Support Group

A confidential and safe support group for adults living with mental health conditions. 
August 27, 2020

Youth Virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

Youth QPR is an hour long, no-cost training that teaches adults how to help youth experiencing a suicide crisis. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. As a Youth QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide in young people, know how to offer hope, and know how to get help and save a life.
August 31, 2020

Youth Virtual QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

Youth QPR is an hour long, no-cost training that teaches adults how to help youth experiencing a suicide crisis. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. As a Youth QPR-trained Gatekeeper you will learn to recognize the warning signs of suicide in young people, know how to offer hope, and know how to get help and save a life.
September 01, 2020

Positive Psychology: Strategies for Creating Joy in Later Life

Join Sparrow for the third seminar in the Understanding Chronic Conditions Series: Positive Psychology: Strategies For Creating Joy in Later Life
presented by: Amy Romain, LMSW, ACSW, Sparrow/MSU Family Medicine. This seminar is offered free of charge, but registration is required. Seating is limited. You will also have the option to view the presentation from the comfort of your home. To register, call 1.800.sparrow (800.772.7769) or visit Sparrow.org/eventcalendar 
September 08, 2020

Movement is Medicine: What Physical Activity Can Do For You

Join Sparrow for the fourth seminar in the Understanding Chronic Conditions Series: Movement is Medicine: What Physical Activity Can Do For You presented by Katie Hubbard, MS, ACSM-CEP, Sparrow Health and Wellness. This seminar is offered free of charge, but registration is required. Seating is limited. You will also have the option to view the presentation from the comfort of your home. To register, call 1.800.sparrow (800.772.7769) or visit Sparrow.org/eventcalendar 
September 10, 2020

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Virtual Workshop via Zoom 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.  The workshop is led by 2 trained facilitators and 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. Please call 517-887-1465 to register. Offered free of charge but donations are accepted. 
September 15, 2020

Updates in Diabetes Prevention and Care

Join Sparrow for the final seminar in the Understanding Chronic Conditions Series: Updates in Diabetes Prevention and Care presented by Carol Tucker, RN, MSN, APRN-BC, NP, Sparrow Diabetes Services. This seminar is offered free of charge, but registration is required. Seating is limited. You will also have the option to view the presentation from the comfort of your home. To register, call 1.800.sparrow (800.772.7769) or visit Sparrow.org/eventcalendar