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Classes and Support Groups


Northridge Hospital’s classes and support groups feature experts who educate the community on how to maintain optimal health and prevent injuries and illnesses. Topics include cancer, heart, diabetes, women’s health, children’s health, prenatal care and nutrition.

All classes and support groups are free. Registration is required by calling the number provided.  All classes take place at Northridge Hospital Medical Center (18300 Roscoe Blvd., Northridge, CA 91328) unless noted.

Prevention Forward Healthy Lifestyles Program

Healthy Lifestyles is a free year-long grant-funded program of Dignity Health - Northridge Hospital’s Center for Healthier Communities to put prevention first and help you learn how to better take care of yourself. We invite you to participate if you have any of the following conditions: pre-diabetes, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure or stroke.

You will learn how to manage your condition, improve outcomes, and prevent setbacks in your recovery. Joining Healthy Lifestyles will be one of the best things you can do for yourself this year.

To view our flyer, click here; to view the calendar of classes in English & Spanish, click here for October and here for November.

Our Free Classes

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

The 6-week Diabetes Empowerment Education Program encourages lifestyle changes while learning about your diabetes and the way it affects your health, and earning you the benefits of a healthier, more energetic lifestyle.     

For more information on upcoming classes, please call Evelyn Rogel at 818.718.5977 or [email protected]. 

Activate Your Heart

Activate Your Heart is an 8-week long community program to help you reach your healthy lifestyle goals. Classes include cardiovascular health education and stress management.     

For more information on upcoming classes, please call Evelyn Rogel at 818.718.5977 or [email protected]. For a calendar of classes in English & Spanish, click here for October and here for November.

Grocery Store Tours

Following each of the above classes, a free 60-minute Grocery Store tour will be conducted to teach you how to navigate the market and identify healthier food options.     

For more information on upcoming classes, please call Evelyn Rogel at 818.718.5977 or [email protected]

Orthopedic Wellness Joint Replacement Class

Attend this free pre-operative education class to learn more about knee and hip replacement surgery and get your questions answered.

Every Monday from 2 – 4 p.m. in classroom 6.
Refreshments and parking validation will be provided.

To register for the class, please call the orthopedic nurse practitioner at 818.885.8500, ext. 2498. 

Safe Dates

A free program for teens on how to create healthy relationships. 

Program will:

  • Raise students' awareness of what constitutes healthy and abusive dating relationships
  • Equip students with the skills and resources to help themselves or friends in abusive dating relationships
  • Emphasize positive communication, anger management, and conflict resolution
  • Provide the chance to win weekly raffles valued at $15 and higher
  • Allow kids to partake in fun activities such as a student play, poster board contest and much more!  

For more information on upcoming classes, please contact Priscilla Lomeli at [email protected] or call 818.718.5903.