Issue: June 2021
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Next deadline: June 25

COMMUNITY HEALTH TEAMS

The Community Health Teams are offering a variety of online wellness programs this winter for adults of all ages on healthy eating, physical activity, mental wellness, parenting and reducing one’s health risks. The wellness sessions are offered online in a friendly group setting using Zoom for Healthcare and are facilitated by health care professionals. Anyone with a valid Nova Scotia health card can participate in these online sessions. To learn more visit COMMUNITY HEALTH TEAM website. Keep an eye out for our winter wellness schedule coming soon! Programs include: * Explore the Mediterranean Diet * Handle with Care *Ideas into Action: Small Steps, Big Success! * Mindful Movement *Take Charge of Your Stress
* Introduction to Self-Compassion.

The Community Health team also offers FREE Wellness Navigation support that is available by phone or zoom. Wellness Navigators are health care professionals trained in supporting health behaviour change and work with adults, parents, children and youth in the greater Halifax area. Navigators can work with people to problem solve issues affecting their health and wellness and connect them with available community supports.

Navigators can help in many ways – here are some examples of how a navigator can help:

*Support people to connect with food banks and food delivery services *Help people find resources to manage stress *support parents to manage anxiety or behavioural challenges with their children *Assist physicians, NP’s and health providers in identifying supports for their patients.

To connect with this service call 902-460-4560 or check us out on Facebook or Twitter.