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Dispelling Myths about Smoking, Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders and Recovery

January 27, 2019

People with mental health and/or substance use disorder can quit tobacco use.  Health educator Rosemary Bak Lowery, MS, CHES®, CNP, ACSM-CPT, U/M Wellness and Risk Reduction Services, will shed light on the relationship between tobacco use, mental health and substance use disorders; the extent of this public health problem, and resources for help in quitting tobacco. Contacts: For additional information please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series or contact 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org. Location: Presented at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center auditorium, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197.

Dispelling Myths about Smoking, Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders and Recovery

January 27, 2019

People with mental health and/or substance use disorder can quit tobacco use.  Health educator Rosemary Bak Lowery, MS, CHES®, CNP, ACSM-CPT, U/M Wellness and Risk Reduction Services, will shed light on the relationship between tobacco use, mental health and substance use disorders; the extent of this public health problem, and resources for help in quitting tobacco.

Schwartz Rounds for Compassionate Care – Coming together: debriefing and giving staff time to grieve

January 23, 2019

Come join us for this month's Schwartz Center Rounds for Compassionate Care, entitled "Coming together: debriefing and giving staff time to grieve." Three panelists will discuss personal experiences, followed by a lively discussion. This session is eligible for CME, nursing CE, and social work CEU credits. Lunch will be available.

UMMA Presents TimeSlips: The Freedom to Imagine

January 21, 2019

Anne Basting, founder and CEO of the award-winning TimeSlips Creative Storytelling program invites us to imagine how the arts and care structures can collaborate to bring meaning and purpose to those living with memory loss. An international expert in community-engaged arts practices and the author of several books, Basting is a Professor of Theatre at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee and a MacArthur Fellow. TimeSlips is an evidence-based, award-winning, and person-centered, approach to dementia care, now practiced in 18 countries and 47 states. TimeSlips strives to inspire others to see beyond memory loss and recognize the strength of people with dementia.…

Healthy Eating Tip of the Month focuses on National Nutrition Month 2019

January 21, 2019

Happy National Nutrition Month! Check out the Healthy Eating Tip of the Month display in the UH cafeteria to learn all about National Nutrition Month and how you can celebrate with us! By visiting the display, you can also enter a drawing to win a National Nutrition Month themed reusable tote bag along with an apple shaped wooden cutting board. For more information on this month's tip and healthy eating throughout the year visit Michigan Medicine's Healthy Eating Tip of the Month website.

Get Healthy Together: A Health & Wellness Event for Men and Women

January 16, 2019

Featured topics: Advances in Cancer Treatment: Therapies and Drugs Complications of Type 2 diabetes Firearms: A Public Health Crisis   “Get Healthy Together”: A Health & Wellness Educational Event for Men & Women! Date – Saturday, January 26th, 2019 Time – 8:30am (breakfast), program from 9:00am – 11:15 Location – Washtenaw Community College Morris Lawrence Building, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105  

37th Annual WCTF Career Conference

January 4, 2019

The Women of Color Task Force is excited to be hosting its 37th annual career conference on Friday, March 8, 2019. All U-M staff, faculty, students and the public, regardless of gender or ethnicity, are invited to attend this inclusive professional development event. Attendees may select from a variety of workshop sessions designed to support their professional and personal development. Please note that the keynote lecture (8:30-10:30am at Hill Auditorium) is open to the general public and no registration is required. To attend the Career Conference workshops and luncheon, pre-registration is required. Registration information is available here.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration – Reclaiming Our Right to Safe Water: Unraveling the Social Justice and Moral Implications of our Failing Water Systems

January 3, 2019

Date: Saturday, January 19, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm Location: Bethel AME Church, 900 John A. Woods Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105 Speakers Rev. Diane Smith, M.Div, BCC, Director of Mission Integration, Angela Hospice Sarah Page, Ph.D., Drinking Water Quality Manager, City of Ann Arbor The Honorable Debbie Dingell, U.S. Congresswoman (MI-12) Special Guest Prof. George Shirley, Tenor, Joseph Edgar Maddy Distinguished, University Emeritus Professor of Voice, University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance Admission is FREE! Lunch served. For information and registration, please call (734) 998-9353. http://www.med.umich.edu/multicultural/pdf/MLK%20%20flyer_2019.pdf

Finding Your Center: Staying Grounded While Navigating Decisions

January 3, 2019

Every day, whether big or small, hard or easy, you make decisions; from the kind of breakfast you will eat to changing jobs or returning to school. These choices, although a part of life, can be stressful. This interactive workshop is created to dedicate a space for you to hit ‘pause’ and find your center. You will leave equipped with tools and resources to help reduce stress by staying grounded while navigating the many decisions of life. This workshop is free and open to the public. The workshop will take place from 1:30pm-2:30pm, followed by 30 minutes of optional networking.…