Calendar – Health – “Psychotherapy with People on the Autism Spectrum” Presentation – Sept. 22

September 19, 2017

MarquettePsychologist Mary Pelton-Cooper will give a presentation titled “Psychotherapy with People on the Autism Spectrum: A Clinician’s Perspective” on Friday, September 22 at 3 p.m. in 1322 Jamrich Hall at Northern Michigan University.

Pelton-Cooper, who has a private practice, will discuss the challenges and rewards of treating people with mild Autism Spectrum Disorder. She will also report on the LifeMAP life management assistance program she attended at the Asperger’s Autism Network in Boston, Massachusetts. The presentation is part of the Department of Psychological Science Colloquium Series. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Negaunee – Sept. 20

September 17, 2017

Negaunee – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Wednesday, September 20 from 3 to 6 p.m. at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Negaunee.

For an appointment, call Dave Guenther at 475-4018. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Munising – Sept. 16

September 13, 2017

Munising – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Saturday, September 16, from 8 a.m. to noon at Munising High School.

For an appointment, call Deidre Tyner at 387-4110 ext. 102. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – PATH Workshops to Begin in Houghton – Sept. 14

September 11, 2017

Houghton – The Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop, a six week class, will meet on Thursdays beginning on September 14 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Aspirus Houghton Clinic.

The workshop helps people living with daily challenges of diabetes, learn skills and tools needed to improve their health and manage their symptoms. Subjects covered include: symptoms of diabetes, stress, managing fatigue and emotional problems, exercise, healthy eating, medications, and working with health care providers.

The class will run through October 19. Pre registration is required: family and caregivers are welcome. There is no cost to attend. Please call 1-800-338-7227 or dial 2-1-1 to register. For more information, or to register online visit www.upcap.org. This program is brought to you by UPCAP.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Manistique – Sept. 13

September 10, 2017

Manistique – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Wednesday, September 13 from 1 to 5:15 p.m. at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.

For an appointment, call Lila Panek at 341-6447. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – PATH Workshops Begin in Marquette – Sept. 12

September 9, 2017

Marquette – The Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop, a six week class, will meet on Tuesdays beginning on September 12 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Lost Creek Community Building in Marquette.

The workshop helps people living with daily challenges of diabetes, learn skills and tools needed to improve their health and manage their symptoms. Subjects covered include: symptoms of diabetes, stress, managing fatigue and emotional problems, exercise, healthy eating, medications, and working with health care providers.

The class will run through October 24. Pre registration is required: family and caregivers are welcome. There is no cost to attend. Please call 1-800-338-7227 or dial 2-1-1 to register. For more information, or to register online visit www.upcap.org. This program is brought to you by UPCAP.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – “Family to Family” Education Course Begins – Sept. 12

September 9, 2017

Marquette – National Alliance on Mental Illness Alger/Marquette (NAMI) will offer a 12 week “Family to Family” education course every Tuesday, beginning on September 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 129 W. Baraga Avenue in Marquette.

The course will cover a broad range of topics, including information about Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders (Bipolar Disorder and Major Depression), Panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and PTSD. The course is free to the public. It is designed specifically for parents, siblings, spouses, teenage and adult children, significant others and friends of people with a mental illness.

Register for the classes by September 11. For further information or to register, call Louise Wilcox at 235-0231, Cindy Bertucci at 360-7107, or Niki Richardson at 458-1547. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – PATH Workshops to Begin in Ishpeming – Sept. 11

September 8, 2017

Ishpeming – The Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop, a six week class, will meet on Mondays, beginning on September 11 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Conference Room at Bell Hospital in Ishpeming.

The workshop helps people living with daily challenges of diabetes, learn skills and tools needed to improve their health and manage their symptoms. Subjects covered include: symptoms of diabetes, stress, managing fatigue and emotional problems, exercise, healthy eating, medications, and working with health care providers.

The class will run through October 16. Pre registration is required: family and caregivers are welcome. There is no cost to attend. Please call 1-800-338-7227 or dial 2-1-1 to register. For more information, or to register online visit www.upcap.org. This program is brought to you by UPCAP.… Read the rest

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