Gro­cery store tour with nu­tri­tion­ist

Stanstead Journal - - NEWS - Vic­to­ria Vanier Stanstead

This month there are a few free, health con­fer­ences sched­uled that should be of in­ter­est to many.

This evening, the CareRing Voice Net­work is hold­ing a tele-work­shop en­ti­tled How Mental Ill­ness af­fects Sex­u­al­ity. Peo­ple want­ing to par­tic­i­pate in this work­shop can do so from the com­fort of their own home, as long as they have a tele­phone, or they can join oth­ers with sim­i­lar con­cerns at the Mental Health Estrie of­fice and par­tic­i­pate by speaker phone in a con­fi­den­tial set­ting. In both cases you must first reg­is­ter to par­tic­i­pate by ei­ther call­ing the CareRing Voice Net­work at 1 866 396-2433, call­ing Mental Health Estrie at 819 565-3777, or by reg­is­ter­ing on­line at www.careringvoice.com. Dr. Ger­ald Viv­iott, from the Mon­treal Gen­eral Hos­pi­tal, will con­duct this work­shop about the ef­fects of mental ill­ness and its treat­ment on a per­son’s sex­u­al­ity.

Next Tues­day, Jan­uary 25th, at 7 pm, nu­tri­tion­ist Josee-Anne Bé­gin will con­duct a tour of the Coat­i­cook IGA, in­form­ing par­tic­i­pants how to make bet­ter food choices and how to read and un­der­stand food la­bels. Any­one want­ing to take part in this tour must first reg­is­ter by call­ing Di­a­bete Estrie at 819 823-8558. The in­for­ma­tion ses­sion is open to all, how­ever, space is limited.

Di­a­bete Estrie is also hold­ing a con­fer­ence on Jan­uary 26th, from 7 to 8:30 pm, in Sherbrooke at the Eva Senecal Li­brary in room # 4. A nurse will talk to the au­di­ence about hy­per­gly­caemia and hy­po­gly­caemia.

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