NOW ON THURSDAYS 2-3PM, FOLLOWED BY WELCOME WORSHIP
If you miss a topic that you'd like to learn about, E-mail Jay for resources:
FOOD AND MENTAL HEALTH: What we eat and drink can affect how we feel. Thursday October 8, 2-3pm
Learn about some common reactions to foods and drinks, how to identify how foods affect you personally, and tips to eat toward better mental health.
PREPARING HEALTHY FOOD WITHOUT A KITCHEN: Thursday October 15, 2-3pm
Guest presenter- Welcome Lutheran Volunteer Corps worker Case Garver
Learn and share ideas for making healthy food without a kitchen.
MEDITATION FOR ALL PEOPLE: Guest presenter Orion Pitts Thursday, October 22, 2-3pm
Learn about and experience meditation as a tool to relax, improve physical and mental health, and increase peace in your life. Our guest is studying meditation in religious traditions including Christian, Islamic, Jewish, Hindu, and can also speak to meditation without a specific tradition. He also runs a weekly Christian meditation group at First United Lutheran Church.
CHOICES ABOUT PSYCH MEDS: Thursday, October 29, 2-3pm
Learn about medications for psych symptoms, their risks and benefits, how they can help (and sometimes hurt), info that can help you make choices, and how to stand up for your choices about seeking/refusing meds.
MUSIC AND HEALTH: Guest Presenter: Welcome Intern Pete Feltman
Pete will share about how music can help with physical and mental health, including what is music therapy, how to use music to be healthier, and samples of what/how music can help. Thursday,November 5, 2-3pm
DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS: Thursday,November 12, 2-3pm
Most people with disabilities, whether major or minor, can participate more fully with specific accommodations. Hear about your rights, when/where they might be needed, accommodations that might be helpful to you, & how to get them.
RELAXING AND BREATHING: Thursday,November 19, 2-3pm
Guest presenter Judith Lavender Dancer, minister of embodiment at HerChurch
Learn, see, and practice easy and free ways to lower anxiety and help your breathing, with a whole-body perspective.
WELCOME IS CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING November 26
FUNDING OF HEALTH PROGRAMS, EFFECTS, AND OPPORTUNITIES: Thursday, December 6, 2-3pm
Recent budget cuts at state and local levels have changed the resources for medical care. Hear about the changes, how they might affect you, resources, and how you can help next year's budget to prioritize health care and services for all people.
HEALTHY AGING: Thursday, December 10, 2-3pm
Guest presenter Rev. Genie Kinney, Dir. of the Director Doris Krauss Sr Center
Defy stereotypes and get healthier as you age. Learn about resources and simple ways to age healthy.
DEPRESSION: Thursday, December 17, 2-3pm
What is it, do I have it, and what can I do about it?
Learn about resources and simple, free ways to self-treat depression symptoms.
WELCOME IS CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS EVE December 24
WELCOME IS CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE December 31