Support Groups

Everyone needs a little support to reach their goals

We offer a wide range of support groups to help our community members manage some of life’s most difficult endeavors. From helping you stop smoking to managing your diabetes, we are here for you. These classes offer support from peers and mentors, as well as the tools you need to help you be successful in meeting your health goals.

Bariatric Support

Bariatric surgery is a life changing procedure. A patient must change their entire lifestyle leading up and following surgery. Support and education are vital to success and that is exactly what this group offers. Call 707-463-8011 for more information.

Better Breather Club

This club is designed for those with COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) or other chronic lung diseases like asthma. It teaches strategies to better manage the condition. You’ll learn how to communicate better with your healthcare provider, track symptoms and medications and leverage exercise programs as a tool to improve your quality of life. Call 707-467-3115 for more information.

Complete Health Improvement (CHIP)

This comprehensive lifestyle medicine program is available in Willits and Ukiah. Over the course of 90 days participants meet twice a week to find the root cause of your illness and develop a plan to help you reach your health goals. Call 707-463-3138 for more information.

Diabetes Support Group

This monthly support group meets to learn about diabetes management, including blood sugar testing, diet, medications and exercise. Whether you have prediabetes, type 1 or type 2, our diabetes education team can help you learn about your body and what you can do to lead a healthier life. Call 707-463-7527 for more information.

Food with Friends

This monthly lunch and learn series makes healthy foods fun. Each month the group learns about a new nutrition topic and how to prepare nutrient rich meals at home, and of course a delicious lunch is always served. Call 707-463-3138 for more information.

Harmonia

Spiritual wellbeing is a big component of overall health. Harmonia invites people of all faith backgrounds to join together and explore faiths and spirituality in healthy discussion. Come discover the reason why religious and ideological diversity exists and is even necessary, and how you can deepen your own without invalidating another's. It’s all about understanding and inclusion. Call 707-463-7419 for more information.

Healthy Living Support

It is important to look at all aspects of your wellbeing, when reaching new health goals. This group meets weekly to provide social support and education, inspiring a healthy lifestyle. A variety of topics are discussed such as exercise, nutrition, stress, chronic pain and barriers. Call 707-463-7517 for more information.

Parkinson’s Support Group

No one should have to endure the impacts of Parkinson’s alone. This group meets monthly to lend peer to peer support and provide education and resources to the person living with the disease and their entire support team. Call 707-463-7419 for more information.

Smoking Cessation

If you are ready to quit smoking, our free Smoking Cessation program can help. Presented by Susan Boling, this program will help you discover the benefits of quitting, develop a personalized quit plan and learn proven techniques to quit smoking. Call 707-463-7391 for more information.