Health Education Programs
Freedom from Smoking
Learn how to overcome your tobacco addiction while working with a certified facilitator in a small group setting. This program is comprised of eight sessions over seven weeks and includes a participant workbook and other informative materials.
Dates: Tuesdays, May 4 – June 15 (double sessions the week of May 24)
Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
Site: John A. DeQuattro Cancer Center, Manchester
$25 (payable at the end of the first session). Call 860.646.1222, ext. 1408 or email KFiume@echn.org to register.
Diabetes Prevention Program (Prevent T2)
1 in 3 Americans have prediabetes and only 10% are aware they have it. It is time to take charge of your health. The Prevent T2 program can help you make lasting lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes. With the Prevent T2 Program you will get a Center for Disease Control approved curriculum, the skills needed to lose weight, be more physically active and manage stress. Classes are provided by trained lifestyle coaches. This is a year-long program with weekly meetings for the first 6 months, then once monthly for the second 6 months. To qualify for this free program, you must be 18 years or older with a BMI ≥ 25 and have no previous diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
For more information and to register, call 860.647.6824 or visit echn.org/blockdiabetes.