Wholesome Dwelling for ME proclaims new workshop
Starting in August, Healthy Living for ME will offer a Remote Chronic Pain Workshop, a free program available to all Mainers. According to a press release from Healthy Living for ME, the telephone course will take place once a week from August 16 to September 27.
The organization’s website states, “Healthy Living Programs for ME provide training, fitness classes, and self-care strategies for participants; they are not a substitute for clinical supervision by doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. (The) evidence-based programs are helping people across the state experience improved well-being and quality of life. “
Participants in the chronic pain workshops will receive a free toolkit in the mail and have the opportunity to speak to a certified trainer on the phone. Registration is required.
“Better Health Now with Pain is ideal for people who have a variety of chronic, non-cancer pain conditions such as arthritis, back pain, post-operative pain and headache, and other conditions that last for more than three months despite treatment,” says the Press release. “Nurses for long-term pain patients are also invited to take part in the workshop. Topics covered include pace and planning, drug management and the Moving Easy program. “
For more information or to sign up, call Healthy Living for ME at 1-800-620-6036 or email [email protected] for more information and registration. Participants can also register at Healthylivingforme.org.
In October, the network will offer a workshop entitled Living Well with Chronic Pain, the announcement said.
“Anyone interested in this workshop is welcome to register now or call Healthy Living for Maine for more information,” the email read. “This workshop is free, takes place on Zoom, and is open to all adult Mainern who have chronic, non-cancer pain. “Living well with chronic pain” lasts six weeks with a choice of workshops on Monday or Thursday. “