Emotional and Mental Wellbeing

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Don’t Get Caught Unprepared

New Englanders' fashion and leisure activities vary seasonally. You should also have an emergency preparedness kit and plan to handle whatever surprises each season may bring. Tricia Zahn, MPH gives some tips and resources so you’ll be ready for anything

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Cheshire County is in Recovery: A Celebration of our Collective Journey

During National Recovery Month, we commend our community’s progress in supporting people recovering from substance use disorders, led by The Doorway and community partners.

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Bringing Community Health Education Back This Fall

After a break in community health education offerings, classes are back this Fall. We offer you both virtual and in-person courses that include past favorites and new health and wellness subjects for a broader local audience.

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Same Rules Apply: 7 Tips to Manage Metabolic Disorders

Ruth Goldstein MS, RD, outpatient registered dietitian shares the foundational principles for those with many of the most common health conditions in America.

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Trauma and Basic Principles of Trauma-Informed Care Webinar

From 7 to 8 pm on Tuesday May 17, Join Cheshire Medical Center Psychiatrist Christopher Mills, MD, and Susan Maydwell, PA-C, for a presentation and Q and A.

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Safe and Beneficial Exercises for People with Osteoporosis

Physical activity is a foundation of good health and well-being but people with low bone mass must exercise with intention and care. Learn more from Sharil Cass, PT, DPT, who teaches people with osteoporosis safe exercise and movement.

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Right This Way for Better Mental Health

Right This Way is a ten-week, online, holistic wellness challenge designed for people looking to improve their health and well-being. This year mental health is front and center as the new well-being habit of 2022.

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Lindsey Cushing, WHNP, SANE-A, and Kelsey Page, RN, SANE-A, work in Cheshire's OB/GYN department and are part of a team providing sexual assault exams in the Emergency Department.

Raising Awareness About Sexual Assault: SANE Care

The nurses who form Cheshire's SANE team provide specialized, trauma-informed care to people who have been sexually assaulted.

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Stress Busters: Tips to Manage Stress with Diet and Lifestyle Changes

Ruth Goldstein, a Registered Dietitian with Cheshire Medical Center, spends a lot of time talking with patients about food and stress. Here’s her five top tips!

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Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life—Or Month, if You’re Curious

Dry January, a trend in the sober curious movement, harnesses evidence that fresh starts motivate us to try new behaviors, such as building habits or pursuing new goals. What will your fresh start be?

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