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Suicide Prevention Workshop
with Walter Boomsma
This 2-hour awareness sessions will bring attendees into compliance with the law (LD 609) that requires all Maine school employees to receive basic suicide prevention education. Designed to raise awareness about suicide risk factors and warning signs and to provide information on what practical steps to take if suicide is suspected. While focused on students and youth, the information and skills are appropriate for use with anyone who might be feeling suicidal, no matter what age. Walter Boomsma is Gatekeeper Trained and is a NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) Certified Mental Health First Aid Specialist
Take the Next Step Getting Ready to Quit
with Laurie Alexander
This 4 week workshop helps you identify and manage your tobacco triggers, create a plan to quit and discuss what resources are available to assist you in quitting.
Yoga for Everybody
with Lily Hockley
Link your breathing with physical movement to flow through a variety of invigorating and relaxing yoga poses and sequences. Cultivate your own yoga practices to challenge yourself while staying within your physical abilities. Build strength, flexibility and balance while learning some basic poses that you can use in your daily living. Our class will consist of a warm up, poses to build strength, balancing poses, deep stretches and a period of relaxation. Modifications are available as it is suited for beginners to advanced. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat and dress comfortably to allow for ease of movement.