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2013 Gateway Medical Society Community Healthcare Symposium

Gateway to Wellness:Passport to Health

Registration Contact: Tamara Reese
Registration Email: administration@gatewaymedicalsociety.org
Registration Phone: 412-281-4086

ADULT PROGRAM

Negotiating a Day in the Life: How do we manage? (Women Only)

Workshop will deal with how women can manage their daily lives. Discussion will include suggestions for dealing with overall health, parenting children (early years, teens and adults), aging parents, grand children, mates, jobs yet having time for themselves

Behind Closed Doors: Abuse and How We Fix It. (Women Only)

Workshop will address Abusive situations (physical or mental) that women are dealing with whether it is from their mates, children or others. It will also focus on ways women cope with the situation by self-medicating with drugs and/or alcohol or by abusing others 

HIV/AIDS 101

This workshop is designed to increase your awareness on the difference between HIV and AIDS. Recognize the local, US and abroad impact of HIV/AIDS. Identify How HIV is transmitted and know ways to protect you: Prevention       

We Are our Brothers Keeper (Men Only)

This interactive workshop will make men aware of their potential health challenges and provide strategies for them to improve and manage their health.     

Tips for Healthy Living

This interactive workshop will provide you with the tools you need to make healthier food choices. Ways to get up get out & get active. Strategies to help cope with everyday stress.

Are You Seeing The Best You Can See?

This workshop will give you understanding of Correctable vision problems, medical, surgical and therapeutic treatments for common eye disorders. In addition, we will identify risk factors for common eye diseases.

YOUTH PROGRAM

Bullying Prevention

This workshop will educate students on identification, response and reporting incidences of bullying.

HIV/AIDS 101

This workshop will encourage open dialogue about how HIV/AIDS is spread.  Abstaining from risky behaviors that promote the spread of the virus and learning more about the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS.

Obesity:  Don’t Take It Lightly

This workshop will help you understand the importance of making healthy food choices and being active. You have the power to choose so make sure your choices are healthy ones

Hip Hop and Health

This workshop will give you an insight on Hip Hop and your health. You will also hear about students who have done great things with music

Date: 6/1/2013
Time: 8:00 am to 1:30pm
Place: Herberman Conference Center
Address:
UPMC Shadyside Hospital Campus
5150 Centre Avenue, 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15232


 

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