Monday, September 7, 2009

Living Well with Chronic Illness Classes

The "Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions" course now includes a CHRONIC PAIN SELF-MANAGEMENT component and workbook.

We are pleased to pass along information from the BC Ministry of Health Services/University of Victoria about the free educational workshops on the North Shore.

Visit or call toll free at 1-866-902-3767 for more information or to register.

Learn about tools to manage chronic pain conditions in a FREE six-week session health educational workshop. Free reference workbook will be provided; feel free to bring a family member, friend or caregiver. Space is limited, so sign up early.

Here are some dates and locations coming up on the North Shore, in the Lonsdale corridor area: times and dates to accommodate most people.
  • Lions Gate Hospital, Medical Day Center, six Wednesday evenings or six Saturday mornings.
  • Silver Harbour Seniors Center, Friday afternoons.
  • John Braithwaite Community Center, Thursday evenings.

Call 1866-902-3767 for up coming workshop information details and to register. Ask about having a course run in your area or becoming a course co-leader.


Amy J said...

Hi there: I have just been diagnosed with Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Fibromyalgia and I feel that I would really benefit from a chronic pain support group. When does the Saturday Morning meeting at Lion's Gate Hospital start? Can you send me more info to


Debby said...

A. Lions Gate Hospital
1. six wednesday's november 4th to december 16th 2009 - 6:30 to 9pm

2. six saturday's november 7th to december 12th 2009 - 9:30 to 12pm

B. Silver Harbour
1. six friday's 1pm to 3:30pm

C. John Braithwaite Community Center
1. six thursday's september 24th to october 29th - 6:30pm to 9:00pm