To request an onsite presentation or for more information about programs offered, call (919) 560-7771
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Health Promotion and Wellness

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The Durham County Department of Public Health also offers a series of one-time presentations/workshops that can be offered in any community space, including:

  • Physical activity
  • Stress management
  • Strokes
  • Cancer (all types)
  • Heart disease
  • Smoking cessation
  • Obesity
  • Gun safety
  • Depression
  • Alzheimers / Dementia
  • Arthritis
  • Opioid use / epidemic
  • Domestic violence
  • Men's Health topics
  • Self-management classes for living with long-term conditions:
  1. Living Healthy with Chronic Disease, an interactive program that focuses on skill-building activities that help participants with chronic diseases become more confident in their ability to manage their disease.
  2. Living Healthy with Diabetes, an interactive program that focuses on skill-building activities that help people with diabetics become more confident in their ability to manage their condition.
  3. Living Healthy with Chronic Pain, an interactive program that focuses on skill-building activities that help those diagnosed with different types off conditions with pain manage their disease.Conditions such as rheumatic diseases, fibromyalgia, lupus and others to name a few benefit from this series.
  4. Matter of Balance, a fall prevention program for seniors or anyone else at risk for falls.This program meets for 8 sessions; either twice for four weeks or once for eight weeks, for one hour.

These 6-8 week workshops meet once a week for two hours and are ideal for community settings such as senior centers, churches, libraries and hospitals.

If you are interested in any of these free programs, please sign up here for our interest list and we will contact you with scheduling information.  Link separate if not using the hyperlink https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CDInterestWeb

Hypertension Management Workshop: a four-five week workshop meeting for one hour each week to help participants understand and better manage high blood pressure. 

Hypertension Support Group:  High Blood Pressure can be challenging to manage and should be taken seriously.  Danger could be happening in your body that can easily be prevented.   In a group setting, participants learn tips, discuss challenges and maybe even sample blood pressure friendly treats.  

 

To request an onsite presentation or for more information about programs offered, call (919) 560-7771.