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Primary Health Care: Health Promotion / LiveWell with Chronic Conditions

Provided by: Saskatchewan Health Authority: Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

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Service Description

Provides workshops to help individuals with chronic conditions take charge of their life and find practical ways to deal with chronic conditions. As well as training for persons interested in becoming a ‘Peer Leader’ to co-lead the six-week program.

  • Groups meet for two and a half hours a week for six weeks.
  • For individuals who have a chronic condition, including (but not limited to):
    • Anxiety/Panic Disorder
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma/COPD/Lung disease
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Heartburn/Acid Reflux
    • Chronic Pain
    • CHF
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Hepatitis/HIV
    • High Blood Pressure
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Kidney Stones
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Parkinson’s
    • Renal Failure
    • Stroke

Participants:

  • Receive information on problem-solving and action plans, exercise, cognitive symptom management, nutrition, fatigue and symptom management, use of medications, dealing with difficult emotions, communications and more.
  • Set their own goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve their health and quality of life.
  • Receive a free copy of the book Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions as well as Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Pain and Moving Easy program CD.

Workshops are also available in rural locations – contact for details.

Eligibility

For individuals who have a chronic condition, including (but not limited to):

- Anxiety/Panic Disorder
- Arthritis
- Asthma/COPD/Lung disease
- Cancer
- Chronic Heartburn/Acid Reflux
- Chronic Pain
- CHF
- Depression
- Diabetes
- Hepatitis/HIV
- High Blood Pressure
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Kidney Stones
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Parkinson's
- Renal Failure
- Stroke

Application Process

Call or email to register. Referrals can be made by self, family member, or health professional.

Fees

None

Business Line: 306-766-7370

Hours of Operation

Group dates and times vary based on enrolment - contact for details.

Service Website

www.rqhealth.ca/department/health-promotion/livewell-with-chronic-pain-and-livewell-with-chronic-conditions-programs

Facebook

www.facebook.com/SaskHealthAuthority/

Twitter

twitter.com/SaskHealth

Email

healthpromotionrqhr@rqhealth.ca

Coverage Area

Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

Languages Offered

English

Regina: Sunrise Library

Address

3130 Woodhams Drive
Regina SK  S4V 2P9

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Location Info

Hours of Operation

Call for upcoming workshop dates and times.

Hotline: 8-1-1

HealthLine: 24/7Professional health advice or mental health support.

Business Line: 306-766-7370

Website

www.rqhealth.ca/department/health-promotion/livewell-with-chronic-pain-and-livewell-with-chronic-conditions-programs

Email

healthpromotionRQHR@rqhealth.ca

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