About Self-Management Workshops

GrowWell’s Self-Management Workshops will help you take charge of your health by learning improved communication, disease knowledge, action planning, decision making, and problem-solving skills. We provide free group health education and disease management workshops for caregivers and individuals who have a chronic condition, such as diabetes or cancer.

Available Workshops

Living Well with Chronic Conditions

This evidence-based program was developed by researchers at Stanford University Patient Education Center. The Living Well with Chronic Conditions program (Chronic Disease Self-Management Program) is a six-week workshop that provides tools for living a healthy life with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, cancer, obesity, lung disease, asthma and heart disease. Through weekly sessions, the workshop provides support for continuing normal daily activities and dealing with the emotions that chronic conditions may bring about.

Offered in: Henry County

Take Charge of Your Diabetes

This evidence-based program developed by Stanford University Patient Education Research Center (Diabetes Self-Management Program) is a fun, skill-building program designed for persons with diabetes. The program helps individuals take day-to-day responsibility for their diabetes care. Participants gain skills necessary to self-manage their diabetes and work effectively with their healthcare professionals. Funding to support the program is provided from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Offered in: Crockett, Gibson, Hardeman, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lauderdale, McNairy, and Obion Counties