Community Programs

Offering a full range of community health programs designed to educate and increase public awareness of wellness and disease prevention.

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Connecticut Poison Control Center

The center provides emergency poison information to those who are exposed to toxic substances and to health care professionals who care for them.

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Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

If you have diabetes, pre-diabetes, or gestational diabetes, our program is designed to help you understand and manage the disease.

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Discovery Series

Our free monthly lecture series offers the latest health information on a variety of topics.

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Freedom From Smoking® Program

Lead by an American Lung Association-trained facilitator, the seven-week Freedom From Smoking® program provides proven skills and techniques to help you quit smoking.

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In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Information Sessions

Specialists with the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services lead informational sessions about current treatments for infertility, specifically in vitro fertilization (IVF).

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Kidney Disease Education

The UConn Dialysis Center offers informational sessions about the functions of the kidneys, kidney disease, and treatment options that are available.

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Literature and Medicine Group

The group explores works of fiction, poetry, drama and nonfiction that illuminate issues central to caring for people, whether well, sick or dying.

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Nurturing Families Network

A program to help first-time families transition to parenthood by offering phone support, home visitation, and group programming.

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Planning for Pregnancy Classes

Our educational classes help expectant parents prepare for the joys of parenthood.

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Powerful Aging™

An exercise program for adults age 50 and older who are in generally good health.

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Ready to Lose Weight Management Program

A six-week program focusing on specific topics, reviewing successes and challenges, providing a tip of the week, and weigh in.

 
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Support Groups

We offer a wide range of support groups to help you make connections with others facing similar challenges.