Prevention

Boost Your Brain and Memory Class

Learn evidence-based practices that can reduce the risk of dementia and maintain cognitive health. Additionally, participants will learn a set of practical strategies that can help to improve everyday memory. Class is held at Georgetown Connections in Jenison.

Tues, Sept 7 to Tues, Oct 26, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Fee: $25

 

 

Virtual Adult Mental Health First Aid

Skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues.  This class is geared towards members of the community who desire skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. This class is appropriate for counselors, church workers, social workers, health care professionals, college staff, family members, etc. CEU’s for nursing and social work may be available.

Thurs, Sept 16 and Thurs, Sept 23, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Fee: $25 

 

 

Virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid 

Skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance-use issues. This class is geared towards members of the community who desire skills to help youth who are developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. This class is appropriate for school staff, teachers, administrators, students, counselors, church youth workers, social workers, health care professionals, college staff, family members, etc.  CEU’s for nursing and social work may be available. 

Wed, Aug 11 and Wed, Aug 18, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Fee: $25 

 

 

Virtual Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR) 

This class is for anyone looking to understand suicide, decrease stigma around suicide, and provide appropriate help and support for persons who may be experiencing suicidal ideation.  QPR Learning Objectives: Increase knowledge of suicide, learn how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, learn how to question a person about suicide, how to persuade someone to get help, and how to refer someone to the appropriate resource. 

Thurs, Sept 9, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

Tues, Nov 9, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Free 

Virtual Quit 101 Cessation

Virtual Quit 101 cessation classes are free, 4-week sessions. Classes are led by a certified tobacco treatment specialist and former smoker.

www.spectrumhealth.org/vaping/cessation

Free