EveryWoman’s Journal — Reflections, Awareness, and Self-Care

A Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation workshop facilitated by Jaime Collins, Southwest Health Director of Marketing and Communications. This FREE program includes journaling materials and gently leads you through a series of writing activities proven to reduce stress and offer new perspective. You’ll leave feeling lighter and energized. Held Tuesday, September 24 from 6 to 8 pm in the Conference Room inside our EMS Station at 1350 Eastside Road in Platteville. Click here to register.

The Art of Resiliency: Overcoming Pain and Stress to Live Well and Thrive

Building emotional resilience is a key part of personal growth and managing change in one’s life. For some, finding resilience is a matter of survival. You’ll discover hidden reserves of courage and strength to help you tackle obstacles without sacrificing your emotional, mental, or physical well-being. This workshop is facilitated by Ben Biddick, LPN, Southwest Behavioral Services, Combat Medic Veteran, Co-Author of “Get Up!: The Art of Perseverance,” and Host of the podcast “Get Up Nation!” Tuesday, October 8 from 6 to 8 pm in the Conference Room inside our EMS Station at 1350 Eastside Road in Platteville. Click here to register.

Falls: Common but Preventable! Workshop Series

Did you know that for older adults, Wisconsin has the highest rate of deadly falls? There are a variety of factors that contribute to falls, including your physical condition, medications you take, your vision, and your home environment. We want to help you and your loved ones understand what you can do to prevent a fall. We are going to have a variety of experts presenting, including physical and occupational therapists, a pharmacist, optometrist, and primary care doctor.

When you sign up for this Workshop Series, you are signing up for all three Wednesdays: October 16, 23, and 30 from Noon until 1 pm. The workshop series is a lunch & learn,  which will be held in conference rooms at Southwest Health in Platteville. You will be provided a sandwich boxed lunch to enjoy. We look forward to helping you and your loved ones understand your risks for falling as well as how to help you stay steady on your feet! Click here to register. 

What Every Woman Should Know…. HPV, Human Papilloma Virus.

For women age 18-48
HPV, human papilloma virus, is the cause of abnormal pap smears.  It causes more stress and confusion for women than actual problems or danger.  Come learn what you need to know, for your health and for your piece of mind.  The topic will be presented by Women’s Health Specialist Kim Mackey, MD, OB/GYN. It will be held early in the evening of Wednesday, November 13 at two times (same program both times to make it easier for you) 5:15 pm and 6:15 pm. Location: EMS Station Conference Room at 1350 Eastside Road in Platteville. Click here to register.

What every woman should know…. Periods, Fertility and Contraception.

For women age 15-45
Understanding periods and the menstrual cycle is an important part of knowing one’s own body.  How to effectively prevent pregnancy AND how to achieve pregnancy is something all women should know.  This seminar will empower women with vital knowledge and options. Attendees will walk away with the latest information every woman needs to live healthy, live well, and thrive. Your presenter — Women’s Health Specialist Kim Mackey, MD, OB/GYN — brings you remarkable expertise and experience. This program is offered in the early in the evening of Wednesday, December 11 at two times (same program both times to make it easier for you) 5:15 pm and 6:15 pm. Location: EMS Station Conference Room at 1350 Eastside Road in Platteville. Click here to register.

Happiness 101 : Seeing Success Through Vision Boarding

Seeing success in your minds eye is powerful. It’s the first step to achieving what you want from life and creating a happier life. A vision board is a tool to get you there. It’s the tool that brings it all to life for you right before your eyes to see and remind you and keep you on track all the days of the year. In this class Julie Stephenson, Patient Experience Manager and Founder of CompoundingCourage.com will guide you through the process of creating your vision board. You’ll walk out after class with your board in hand, seeing your pathway forward clearly. Saturday, December 7th from 9 am to 11 am. Click here to register.

 

Other classes and events always in the works!

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