Prevention

Prevention

Better Breathers Support Group

Join us for the Better Breathers Club where better breathing is our priority. Support persons are welcome. Refreshments served. The support group meets seasonally on the 4th Wednesday of the month from May through October. Education is provided by health care professionals at each meeting. This group offers social support for adults with chronic breathing difficulties such as asthma, emphysema or other lung conditions. Get to know others who understand. 

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Fee: Free, registrations are encouraged. Please call 616.748.2834.

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an eight-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The training gives you the skills you need to reach-out and provide initial help and support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis such as a panic attack, is contemplating suicide or experiencing symptoms of depression. Mental Health First Aid takes the fear and hesitation out of starting conversations by improving understanding and providing an action plan.

Earn eight Nursing CEs per session for attending the entire class. Bring your RN License number to the class.

Thu, Apr 26 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fee: $25, includes lunch and workbook

ORTHOPEDIC SEMINAR SERIES:

Heel and Foot Pain - Causes and Treatment

With his warm, personable style and passion for his patients, Dr. John Khoury will share the most common causes of heel and foot pain and discuss the current options for treatment and prevention.

Tue, Mar 6 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
​Fee: ​Free

Current Treatments for Hip Pain

Dr. John Swartz loves to educate, and anyone wanting to learn will not be disappointed when he shares about various types of hip pain and causes, as well as treatments available.

Tue, Apr 10 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Fee: Free

 

Hand and Wrist Problems

Dr. Brian Paff shares with compassion and clarity the top causes for hand and wrist pain, as well as solutions for these conditions.

Tue, May 22 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
​Fee: ​Free