Waterloo Wellington Self-Management Program
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Live life to the fullest with your ongoing health condition
Latest News
  • 11/01/2023
    NEW-- Self-Management Programs Network
    The Self-Management Programs Network allows patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers to access information about self-management programs in Southwestern Ontario.
  • 04/14/2023
    COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool Available Online
    This tool works through a series of questions and provides direction on what action to take.
  • 04/14/2023
    Free Online Self-Help Resources
    Carizon is a source of hope in our community. They are a charitable non-profit that specializes in mental health and wellbeing.
  • 04/14/2023
    Grocery Shopping Service-- Now Available!
    Community Support Connections is here to assist you with grocery shopping if you are unable to leave home during this time.
  • 04/14/2023
    Free Online Resources
    Free online resources available that you can access right from home
  • 04/14/2023
    COVID-19 Mental Well-being
    In these uncertain times it is important to keep informed and choose your information sources wisely.
  • 04/14/2023
    Help with Stress
    If you are feeling stressed or anxious, here are some free resources

COVID-19 Update

Please note: If you are experiencing symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID, please use this self-assessment to help determine how to seek further care. We hope our website will also help to offer you guidance in managing your chronic conditions during this time. 



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Available Workshops

These workshops are designed to support you with getting the most out of life while living with a chronic condition. The following programs are offered for FREE in the region of Waterloo Wellington.


Active Living with Chronic Conditions Tool Kit- Self Directed Learning

  This 6- week self-directed learning program helps those manage living with ongoing chronic conditions. Learn at your own pace with a kit that is mailed to you with a weekly support call from a Peer Leader


Active Living with Chronic Pain Tool Kit- Self Directed Learning

  This 6- week self-directed learning program helps those manage living with persistent pain. Learn at your own pace with a kit that is mailed to you with a weekly support call from a Peer Leader.


Take Charge!/Online Workshops Available

   This 6 week workshop is for people with any ongoing chronic health condition. It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting.

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Take Charge--Chronic Pain/Online Workshops Available

   This 6 week workshop is for people struggling with chronic or persistent pain.  It is led by certified Peer Leaders in a community setting. 

Online Self-Management Program

   Free online programs for individuals and caregivers living with chronic conditions

Better Sleep/ Online Workshops Available

    This program will help you learn strategies to relax your mind and body, to decrease insomnia, and to fall asleep or back to sleep easier.



Craving Change®/Online Workshops Available

   This 4-week program helps you understand why you eat the way you do.  It is led by health care professionals certified in the program, and is offered at various locations throughout the region.

Dial It Down- Relaxation and Stress Management/ Online Workshops Available

   This program helps you develop strong skills in releasing body tension, calming and focusing the mind.

Diabetes Self-Management Workshop/ Online Workshops Available

   This 6- week program was developed to support individuals living with Type 2 Diabetes and their families to help manage their diabetes.

Getting The Most From Your Healthcare Appointment© / Online Workshops Available

   This program helps you learn how to ask the right questions of your doctor or health care provider so you understand and feel confident in taking an active role in your own healthcare. 

Mindful Awareness Stabilization Training (M.A.S.T)/ Online Workshops Available 

   This 4-week program introduces mindfulness practices that will help individuals to feel more balanced and present in their lives.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers/ Online Workshops Available

  This 6- week interactive workshop series is designed to help caregivers develop a wealth of self-care tools.

Relaxation Techniques/ Online Workshops Available

  This 1- hour session will help participants learn skills to unwind from stress.



Become a Leader

Do you enjoy teaching and public speaking? Joing us for a leader training workshop to become a "Peer Leader" for our self-management workshops.



Take Charge Leader Training

   This training is a 4 day training to become a certified trainer. 

Cancer: Thriving and Surviving (CTS) Program- Leader Training

    This training is a 4 day training to become a certified trainer.











FREE Meditation, Mindulfulness, and Relaxation Resources:



Looking for other Self-Management programs across Southwestern Ontario?


Visit the Self-Management Programs Network website for more information






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