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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop Fall 2016

Title: You Can Live Well!  Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop for students! 
 
If you are managing a chronic health condition, or act as a caregiver to someone with a chronic condition, this workshop is for you.  Developed by Stanford University, this educational workshop provides students the opportunity to learn life-long skills to manage their chronic health condition and meet other students who are in a similar situation.  There is no charge to participate in the program.
 
What does the program teach?
Techniques to deal with symptoms such as fatigue, pain, stress and frustration.
Problem-solving skills to plan for setbacks and success.
How to manage medications.
How to effectively communicate with healthcare providers.
 
How can students get involved?
The workshop will be on Fridays, from 2:30-5:00 p.m. beginning September 16 through October 28.  Email Kristina Blyer, Associate Director of Clinical Operations, blyerkb@jmu.edu or Veronica Jones, Assistant Director of Marketing, Communications and Outreach, jonesvw@jmu.edu to register. 
 
Not sure if this is right for you?
We don’t screen students for the workshop, if you think it sounds helpful to you, then join us!

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