Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019

Tobacco Use Cessation Orientation Class
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 200, 10th Floor, Room 1092A
Introduction to the tobacco use cessation program. Offers tips for changing the way you use tobacco in preparation for quitting.
Contact: Joseph Morales, LCSW 708-202-8387 ext. 22822
Diabetes Basics - Two Class Series
Time: 10:00 AM- 12:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 200, Basement, Room D009B
A two-day class for Veterans with diabetes. The class provides a detailed overview of diabetes. Topics include:
  • Meal planning
  • Preventing complications
  • Stress management
  • Medicines
  • Physical activity
  • Coping with the disease
Also available via telehealth at Kankakee, Oak Lawn, and LaSalle CBOCs (outpatient clinics). Your health care provider must refer you to this class.
Mindful Path Practice Group
Time: 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 228, 3rd Floor, Room 3027
Explore mindfulness practices and possible challenges. Includes discussion and practice.
Contact: Irena Persky, PhD 708-202-3663
Food For Thought Class
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 13, 1st Floor, Room 104A
Discover how nutrition impacts your health, learn how to add more real food to your life and understand how the Whole Health approach relates to fundamental aspect of self-care—nutrition.
Contact: Matthew Knight, RD 708-202-8387 ext. 20720
Veteran "X" Group
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 228, 4th Floor, Room 4082
Peer support group that allows Veterans to act as team members to treat a Veteran “X”. Group helps each other problem solve, while gaining a better understanding of their own mental health and recovery.
Contact: Meghan McCoy-Hess, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 20662
Wellness Workshop Series
Time: 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM (CST)
Location: Hines, Building 228, 3rd Floor, Room 3027
Interactive presentations and group discussion about your health. Topics vary, and include: Make a Health Change, Your Health Your Way, Be Involved in Your Healthcare, Manage Stress, Eat Wisely.
Contact: Matthew Davis, PhD 708-202-8387 ext. 20862