Healthy Living Course
MHA has brought the power and knowledge of leading health education right to the Mendonoma community through our evidence-based Healthy Living Course. This six-week course was designed by Stanford University’s Self-Management Resource Center. Throughout the course, participants learn skills that build confidence and success for long-term management of chronic conditions. This course is open to people of all ages and is free to attend. Participants are provided with the course book and materials needed in order to be successful. Participants are required to attend all six classes, which are scheduled once per week for 2.5 hours, and will be expected to do group brainstorming and work one-on-one with other participants.
Local graduates of this course have reported that the class helped them feel supported in their journey to a healthier life, that they became more aware of community resources as a result of engaging and that they learned skills that are easily applied to various other challenges in life. For testimonials about the class and other MHA programs, click here.
With the Healthy Living Course, it is MHA’s goal to assist participants in developing peer connections and to empower individuals to take charge of managing their chronic condition(s).
This course is offered twice per year and the location of the class rotates throughout MHA’s Service Area. To pre-enroll and save a seat on the waiting list, simply submit your name and contact information in the form to the right.
This program is provided for full-time and part-time residents of Irish Beach, Manchester, Point Arena, Gualala, The Sea Ranch, Stewarts Point, Timber Cove and the coastal Cazadero community. We are not accepting out-of-the-area sign ups at this time.
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This website and MHA’s programs are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award through the Rural Health Network Development Program totaling $898,645 and through the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program totaling $1 million, over a 3-year period, with 80% funded by HRSA/HHS and 20% percentage funded by non-government source(s), such as the Arlene & Michael Rosen Foundation, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the Community Foundation of Mendocino County and tax-deductible contributions from community members. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, HRSA/HHS or the U.S. Government.