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Free six-week online workshop series aims to help people manage health issues

Clackamas County will offer a free six-week online workshop series on "Living Your Best Life With Chronic Conditions."

A maximum of 12 people can take each course while using their own devices or computers equipped with camera and audio on Zoom.

Facilitators of the workshop will provide techniques to help manage conditions during sessions running from 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 9-April 20 (no class during spring break on March 24). A welcome session is scheduled from 1-2 p.m. March 2.

The workshop will cover how to:

1. Use positive thinking, breathing and relaxation techniques.

2. Deal with depression, anger, fear and frustration.

3. Develop healthy eating habits and food choices.

4. Find the right level of activity for you.

5. Communicate effectively with others.

6. Manage medications and work with a health care team.

7. Brainstorm solutions to challenges and barriers.

8. Make weekly action plans.

9. Discover pain-management options.

Preregister by calling 503-650-5796, emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visiting

Course participants receive a complimentary "Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions" resource book to keep.

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