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Live life to the fullest with your ongoing health condition
Latest News
  • 01/03/2018
    New Workshop- "Dial it Down"
    Develop skills to really relax tight muscles, settle a busy brain, calm emotions, re-energize body & mind, and better cope in a busy world.
  • 11/06/2017
    Interested in Becoming a Volunteer Leader?
    Are you interested in supporting people with a chronic health conditions to better manage their symptoms? Become a certified Leader today!
  • 03/05/2018
    Upcoming Michael Vallis Workshop 2018
    This program was developed for the Waterloo Wellington region as a workshop for health care providers to gain greater knowledge and skill in the behavior change process. Click "More" to register!
  • 01/04/2017
    What is the best thing we can do for our Health?
    This short video entitled "23 and 1/2 hours" by Dr. Mike Evans illustrates some of the ways we can improve our health to ensure the best possible quality of life.
  • 01/04/2017
    Mood and Anxiety Disorders in Canada
    Mood and anxiety disorders are among the most common types of mental disorders in Canada and have been shown to have a major impact on the daily lives of those affected.
  • 01/04/2017
    Craving Change (TM) Programs Now Available!
    Need help understanding why you eat the way you do?
  • 01/04/2017
    Free activity program with YMCA
    Sign up for a Free activity program for people with Diabetes. Locations in Cambridge and Kitchener
  • 01/18/2018
    Choices and Changes- January 18, 2018
    Are you a health care provider and interested in behaviour change strategies?
  • 01/04/2017
    Thinking about quitting smoking?
    Have a look at this video to help understand why it is so difficult to quit smoking
  • 01/04/2017
    Register for Take Charge Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
    Sign up for a Free 6 week workshop in your neighborhood, for people who live with any ongoing health condition - Low Energy, Arthritis,Pain, Diabetes, Depression, Heart Disease and Stroke

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Available Workshops

These workshops are designed to support you with getting the most out of life while living with a chronic condition. The following programs are offered for FREE in the region of Waterloo Wellington.



Take Charge

   This 6 week workshop is for people with any ongoing chronic health condition. It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting.

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Online Self-Management Workshop

   This 6 week online workshop is for people with any ongoing chronic condition. 


Take Charge--Chronic Pain

   This 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. 


Better Sleep

    This program will help you learn strategies to relax your mind and body, to decrease insomnia, and to fall asleep or back to sleep easier.



Craving Change™

   This program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region.

 Dial It Down- Relaxation and Stress Management

This program helps you develop strong skills in releasing body tension, calming and focusing the mind.


Diabetes, Healthy Feet and You!

   This program is for people with diabetes to learn more about preventative care for your feet.  It is led by a trained peer leader with the support of a health care professional. 


It's My Health- Stategies for Communicating with your Healthcare Provider

   This program helps you learn how to ask the right questions of your doctor or health care provider so you understand and feel confident in taking an active role in your own healthcare. 



Become a Leader

Do you enjoy teaching and public speaking? Joing us for a leader training workshop to become a "Peer Leader" for our self-management workshops.




Take Charge Leader Training

   This training is a 4 day training to become a certified trainer. 

Take Charge Online Leader Training

   This training is a 4 day online training to become a certified trainer.

Diabetes, Healthy Feet and You

Leader Training

   This is a one day workshop for people with diabetes who would like to become a certified trainer. 











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