Learn the facts not the “fads” about plant-based nutrition. We’ll delve into why plant based nutrition is healthy and we will talk about the misinformation you read about healthy nutrition. This course is based upon the work of Dr. John McDougall, author of The Starch Solution, and Dr. Thomas Colin Campbell, author of The China Study, with both programs focusing on eating whole, plant-based foods for better health. 3 weeks
Struggling to lose weight & keep it off? Learn the key lifestyle choices to lasting weight loss and optimal health. Find out the diet myths that are secretly sabotaging your eight loss efforts so you can end dieting forever! Discover a safe way to drop pounds and feel fully satisfied. Learn why diets don’t work and what you can do today to kick start your weight loss efforts, without starving yourself or depending on extreme exercise workouts. Begin eating the foods that will support fat burning, while avoiding the top fat storing foods typical in the standard American diet. Mary Moskowitz MS CHC is a board certified Integrative Health Coach at Mainely Health & Nutrition who specializes in autoimmune and thyroid disease, digestive issues and healthy weight loss.
An Active Bystander is someone who not only witnesses an event take place, but also takes the initiative to speak up, intervene, and support the victim in an attempt to prevent further problems or escalation. This concept is extremely pertinent to bullying, domestic violence, elder abuse, sexualized violence, and more. It is a hot button topic among parents, family and caregivers of senior citizens, victims and survivors of domestic violence. Please join Through These Doors, and other community professionals for a panel discussion regarding what it means to be an Active Bystander in your community. This will be followed by an open discussion forum on this and related topics. We invite all interested community members to attend! Please register online. 6-7:00 p.m. Panel Discussion 7-8:00 p.m. Open Discussion Forum BEHS Library FREE!
Lizzy Garnatz, LCSW, City of Portland, Community Health Promotion Specialist; Maegan Lambert-Irish, LCPC, CADC, Saco-Biddeford Opiate Outreach Liaison, People Recover, and Laura Overton, Program Director, Substance Use Prevention, Coastal Health Communities Coalition This overdose prevention course covers a brief history of opioids, and how to respond to an opioid overdose. Learn about the risk factors for overdose, how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose, activating emergency response, administration of naxalone, and follow up care. Hear from local prevention professionals regarding the resources that are available in Northern York County, and the programs that are available specifically for youth substance use prevention. This is a great program for the entire community. No discounts.
Save the life of an adult, child or infant by renewing or earning your Heartsaver Basic Life Support CPR course completion card. We'll cover the latest AHA guidelines and skills for performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, relief from choking, and the use of an AED (automated external defibrillator). This does not qualify for a healthcare provider course. Note: A $17 fee for completion card payable to instructor the night of class.
Do you worry about your balance or falling? This workshop helps you understand your fall risk and how to stay active. Activities include a personalized balance screening, falls prevention basics, and an exercise program. Generously sponsored by the Harvard Pilgrim Foundation with resource booklet and free lunch included! Free to attend, must register with adult ed online or call us at (207) 929-9185.