My Tool Box : The Building Blocks of Self-Care - Living a healthy life with chronic conditions
The My Tool Box program is a free 6-session workshop designed to help individuals develop the skills needed to better manage the day-to-day challenges of living with a chronic health condition.
Workshop topics includes:
- Goal setting and problem solving
- Managin pain and fatigue
- Dealing with difficult emotions such as frustration and fear
- Fitness and healthy eating for maintaining and improving strength
- Techniques for reducing stress and anxiety
- Communicating effectively with your doctor and health care team
Workshops, led by trained volunteers, are held once a week for two and a half hours. Each class had 10 to 12 participants. Individuals caring for persons with chronic health conditions are also welcome to attend.
Comments from participants
" I learned I can do anything if I start out with small steps."
" I have gotten rid of a lot of fear and panic."
"It motivated me to make major positive lifestyle changes. I have never felt better."
Interested in becoming a volunteer program leader?
This is a unique opportunity to benefit from the program while developing group leadership skills. You can become a leader by completing a four day leader training course.
How can I get involved ?
If you would like to take the program or become a volunteer program leader, please contact us at :
514-934-1934 poste 71585 or consult the website : www.mytoobox.mcgill.ca
ANYWHERE ELSE IN QUEBEC:
514-355-4198, toll free: 1-855-230-4198 or firstname.lastname@example.org