Workshop helps participants with self-management for pain

NANAIMO – Two series of workshops offered in Nanaimo region in the new year.

Upcoming free clinics are intended to help community members manage pain and disease.

Self-Management British Columbia, a University of Victoria project in partnership with the provincial government, is offering two series of workshops in the region in the new year.

A chronic pain self-management program will be held over six consecutive Monday afternoons at Nanaimo North Library starting Jan. 16. The workshop is intended to help people living with chronic pain and their caregivers to better manage symptoms and activities of daily life.

Also, there will be a chronic disease self-management program held at the Gabriola Fire Department over six Thursday afternoons starting Jan. 19.

Space in both programs is limited, but especially in the Nanaimo workshops; please call 1-866-902-3767 for information about either program.

Please visit www.selfmanagementbc.ca to learn more.

Upcoming free clinics are intended to help community members manage pain and disease.

Self-Management British Columbia, a University of Victoria project in partnership with the provincial government, is offering two series of workshops in the region in the new year.

A chronic pain self-management program will be held over six consecutive Monday afternoons at Nanaimo North Library starting Jan. 16. The workshop is intended to help people living with chronic pain and their caregivers to better manage symptoms and activities of daily life.

Also, there will be a chronic disease self-management program held at the Gabriola Fire Department over six Thursday afternoons starting Jan. 19.

Space in both programs is limited, but especially in the Nanaimo workshops; please call 1-866-902-3767 for information about either program.

Please visit www.selfmanagementbc.ca to learn more.