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Chronic Disease Self-Management & Diabetes Self-Management

If you are living with a chronic health condition (such as arthritis, asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, or depression) or you are a caregiver of someone who does, this is for you! Living with Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Workshops are FREE, six-week, interactive learning opportunities led by trained leaders that teach techniques to manage common symptoms.

Freedom From Smoking

Join the American Lung Association’s eight-session quit smoking program.  Hundreds of thousands of people have become smoke free through a Freedom From Smoking® Group Clinic which offers a structured, systematic approach to quitting smoking. More than a million Americans have quit smoking with Freedom From Smoking®! 

This group is intended for participants who are ready to quit!  If you are not ready to quit, but would like to learn more about tobacco usage and cessation, check out our Tobacco Education Group, Learning About Healthy Living:  Tobacco and You. 

To see if you are ready to quit, please take the quiz here.

Overseen by a certified facilitator, you will learn:

Learning about Healthy Living:  Tobacco and You

Are you contemplating quitting smoking, but not ready to take the next step?  Learning About Health Living: Tobacco and You is a ten week educational and motivational based intervention, for smokers to learn more about the risks of smoking and the importance of overall healthy living on the pathway to quit smoking. 

This group is intended for participants who are not yet ready to quit!  If you are ready to quit and would like help, check out our Quit Group, Freedom from Smoking above. 

You will learn:

Upcoming Workshops in Wichita

Diabetes Self-Management

Starts: Wednesday, September 11
Length: Six-Weeks
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Oaklawn Rec Center 4904 S. Clifton Ave.

Diabetes Self-Management

Starts: Thursday, October 3
Length: Six-Weeks
Time: 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: Downtown Senior Center 200 S. Walnut St.

Chronic Disease Self-Management

Starts: Monday, October 7
Length: Six-Weeks
Time: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Linwood Senior Center 1901 S. Kansas St.

Diabetes Self-Management

Starts: Thursday, October 24
Length: Six-Weeks
Time: 9 - 11 a.m.
Location: Health Department 1900 E. 9th St.

Freedom From Smoking

Starts: Tuesday, October 1
Length: Seven-Weeks
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: Health Department Library Room, 1900 E. 9th St.
SPACE IS LIMITED. Pre-registration is required.

Tobacco and You

Starts: Thursday, October 3
Length: Ten-Weeks
Time: 5:30 p.m.  - 6:30 p.m.  
Location: Health Department Library Room, 1900 E. 9th St.
SPACE IS LIMITED. Pre-registration is required.