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Community Health Education Classes

Classes offered: Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP), Heart HELP, Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions, and H.E.L.P. (Healthy Eating Lifestyle Program)

Click below to download our calendar of classes.

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Heart H.E.L.P.

Heart H.E.L.P. involves five weekly two-hour workshops for adults at risk of suffering from cardiovascular diseases, such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, myocardial infarction, stroke, or congestive heart failure. Participants will learn about reducing risk factors for heart disease, nutrition, exercise, and weight management.

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program (DEEP)

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program involves six weeks of two-hour workshops for people with pre-diabetes, diabetes, and relatives and caregivers. Participants will gain a better understanding of diabetes self-care. Topics covered during the class include improving and maintaining the quality of life, preventing complications and disabilities, increasing physical activity, and improving relationships./p>

Emotional Well-Being Support Group

Explore your inner-self and develop positive life-coping strategies with the help and support of your peers.

Question, Persuade and Refer (QPR) Training

QPR is a 1 1/2 hour training to help participants learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.

Let's Talk Health

One time, one-hour presentations

Stress Management, cancer, cholesterol, diabetes, cardiovascular health, depression and asthma.

Free Health Screenings

Stress Management, cancer, cholesterol, diabetes, cardiovascular health, depression and asthma.

navigating the health care system

Navigating the Healthcare System

A health literacy curriculum designed to prepare high school and college-age teens to be responsible for managing their own health care as they transition into adulthood.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you to how identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The 8-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing mental health or substance use problems and help connect them to the appropriate care.

Mind Matters

Mind Matters

One hour lessons for youth (12 and up) and adults.  Participants will learn techniques to deal with stressful, perhaps adverse life experiences using innovative methods based on current research and neuro-science.  

For more information or to register, please contact:

Barbara Gonzalez
Community Health Manager

[email protected]
(213) 742-5553

Programs are free and offered in English or Spanish.