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Health and Wellness Classes, Screenings and Support Groups

COVID-19/Coronavirus Update: To ensure that our patients and employees are kept as safe and protected as possible from novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), some Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness education sessions, exercise programs, and support groups are currently postponed. Select events may be offered virtually. Please view the individual class listings below to learn more and to register for virtual events. If you have questions about a particular program or event, please call (207) 373-6585.

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Cancer
Chronic Disease Management
Community-Based Support Groups
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When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 6-7:30 p.m.
Held: Virtual Meeting - Request Link via Email
Phone: (207) 387-0015

Virtual support group for friends and families who are struggling to cope with a loved one's addiction. Meetings facilitated by people active in long-term recovery who offer a unique perspective on addiction. For meeting link, please email virtual@thefamilyrestored.org.

This group is privately run and is not facilitated by Mid Coast–Parkview Health providers.

CPR Courses
Price: $45.00PRINT
When: October 5, 2020, 5:30 - 9 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness, 329 Maine Street, Brunswick
Phone: (207) 373-2175

Various sessions offered throughout the year.

Price: $45.00PRINT
When: September 25, 2020; November 9, 7:30–11 a.m.
Held: Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness, 329 Maine Street, Brunswick
Phone: (207) 373-2175

Various sessions offered throughout the year.

Price: $55.00PRINT
When: September 3, 2020; November 9, 5:30–10 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness, 329 Maine Street, Brunswick
Phone: (207) 373-2175

Program focuses on injury prevention, household safety, and basic first aid. Meets State of Maine requirements in First Aid and CPR for daycare providers.

Diabetes
Family Education
General Health & Wellness
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Phone: (207) 373-6585

Ongoing series of free talks, classes, demonstrations, and healthy lifestyle options offered by the Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness.

Available Classes
Health Within Reach: COVID-19 and Flu Season: Tips for Staying Healthy
Class is free
 
Join us for a virtual presentation by Dora Anne Mills, MD, MPH, Chief Health Improvement Officer of MaineHealth. The presentation will include recommendations on how to keep our families and communities safe as temperatures drop and we enter cold and flu season.

This virtual program is free; registration is required. A link to the virtual session will be sent via email prior to the event. Please note that online registration closes at 12 p.m. on the day of the event; for late registrations, or for more information, please call (207) 373-6585.


Class Dates
Meets 5:30 p.m. Sep 23
Grief Groups
Heart Health
Lifestyle Changes
Price: Dependent on InsurancePRINT
When: Thursdays, September 17-November 19, 4-6 p.m.
Held: Mid Coast Center for Community Health & Wellness, 329 Maine Street, Brunswick
Phone: (207) 373-6585

10-week mindful living program that focuses on creating a long-term solution for weight loss by addressing the emotional, physical, and nutritional issues contributing to obesity. Groups are limited and a physician's referral is required.

Next session begins September 17, 2020. For more information, call (207) 373-6585.

Local Blood Pressure Clinics
Maternity Care Education
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Phone: (207) 373-6500
Available Classes
Birthing with Confidence (Compressed One-Day Class)

COVID-19 Update: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Birthing with Confidence classes will be held online until further notice:

  • Participants will need access to high-speed Internet to take part in the online sessions.
  • 24 hours prior to the class's start date, registrants will receive an email from the instructor including a link to access the class online.
  • Participants will need a free Zoom account.
  • We recommend online payment for these classes. If you are unable to pay online, please call (207) 373-6500 for information about how to mail a check.
For more information, please call (207) 373-6500.

Birthing with Confidence is offered as an intensive one day Saturday class from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Content focuses on the anatomy of the developing pregnancy, breathing and coping techniques, the phases of labor, medical interventions, and cesarean delivery.  Please wear loose, comfortable clothing as participants will practice labor positions for labor. Fee: $65.00.

Class Dates
Nov 14
Dec 12
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Phone: 207-373-6500

Available Classes
Birthing with Confidence (Series)

COVID-19 Update: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Birthing with Confidence classes will be held online until further notice:

  • Participants will need access to high-speed Internet to take part in the online sessions.
  • 24 hours prior to the class's start date, registrants will receive an email from the instructor including a link to access the class online.
  • Participants will need a free Zoom account.
  • We recommend online payment for these classes. If you are unable to pay online, please call (207) 373-6500 for information about how to mail a check.
For more information, please call (207) 373-6500.

Birthing with Confidence is either a 2 week series from 6:00-8:30pm, or a 3 week series from 6:00-8:00pm. Content focuses on a natural approach to childbirth with an emphasis on relaxation, coping techniques, breathing techniques, and various laboring positions. Medication options will also be discussed. Information will be presented to provide support people with the skills and knowledge they need to support their laboring partner, support postpartum care, and support newborn care.  Please wear loose, comfortable clothing as participants will practice labor positions. Fee: $65.00.

Class Dates
Oct 12, 19, 26
Dec 14, 21, 28
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Phone: 207-373-6500

Available Classes
Breastfeeding Class
Class is free

COVID-19 Update: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Breastfeeding Classes will be held online until further notice:

  • Participants will need access to high-speed Internet to take part in the online sessions.
  • 24 hours prior to the class's start date, registrants will receive an email from the instructor including a link to access the class online.
  • Participants will need a free Zoom account.
For more information, please call (207) 373-6500.

Breastfeeding Class is a one-night class offered once per month from 6 - 8 p.m. Content includes basic latch techniques, tips for breastfeeding success, and back-to-work strategies. Partners/support persons are encouraged to attend.

Class Dates
Oct 5
Dec 7
Mental Health
Parkinson's Disease
Senior Health
Stress
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Phone: (207) 373-6585

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an educational program designed to help people better cope with stress and life's challenges. Note that the autumn 2020 session will be MBSR - Adapted for Online.

Orientation

Orientation will provide you with an opportunity to learn more about the program, meet the teachers, tell us more about yourself and your interest in the course, and ask any questions you may have. Orientation will take place Monday, September 14, 2020, and the next session will begin September 28, 2020.

Retreat

Each MBSR class includes a required weekend retreat.

Available Classes
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction - Adapted for Online
  • 8-week course of 1 ½-hour weekly group classes running on Mondays from 6:30–8 p.m.
  • Virtual course
  • Class instructor: Rebecca Porter
  • Fee: $200; scholarships available by calling (207) 373-6585
  • Required orientation on Monday, September 14
  • Required 4-hour Saturday morning retreat
Class Dates
Meets Virtually 6:30-8 p.m. Sep 28, Oct 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov 2, 9, 16
Price: $35.00 (Scholarships Available)PRINT
When: By Appointment
Contact: Gail Boudin
Phone: (207) 373-6585

Learn to reduce anxiety and pain before surgery, childbirth, and more.

Stroke
Substance Abuse
FREEPRINT
Held: Virtual Meetings
Phone: (207) 373-6950

COVID-19/Coronavirus Update: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, AA meetings will not be held in person until further notice. For a list of virtual AA meetings, please visit: http://csoaamaine.org/virtual-meetings/.

FREEPRINT
Held: Virtual Meetings
Phone: (207) 373-6950

COVID-19/Coronavirus Update: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, NA meetings will not be held in person until further notice. For a list of virtual NA meetings, please visit: https://www.na.org/meetingsearch/.

FREEPRINT
When: Tuesdays, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Held: Waldoboro VFW, 110 Mill Street, Waldoboro
Phone: (207) 522-5672

Peer support group for men and women to leave the stresses and struggles of addiction behind.

FREEPRINT
When: Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Held: Lincoln County Sheriff's Department, 42 Bath Road, Wiscasset
Phone: (207) 522-5672

Peer support group for men to leave the stresses and struggles of addiction behind.

FREEPRINT
When: Thursdays, 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Held: Addiction Resource Center, 66 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick @ Room 5
Phone: (207) 373-6950

Open to anyone affected by the substance abuse of a loved one. Provides a place to come together to learn the importance of self care as well as ways to help those in their lives who struggle with addiction.

Teen Health
FREEPRINT
Held: Addiction Resource Center, 66 Baribeau Drive, Brunswick
Phone: (207) 373-6928

12-hour educational program for high school-aged youth who have experimented with alcohol and/or other drugs. The program works to achieve attitude and behavior changes resulting in lower risk choices by participants.

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