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Emotional Health & Well Being

 

ADHD Parent Education Series

Learn about ADHD, its signs and symptoms, medications, and strategies for managing ADHD at home and in school. This program will help you enhance your family’s coping skills.
Location: Union City
Dates/Time: Five sessions. Call for dates and times
Fee: No fee for members
Registration: 510-675-4531

Understanding Anxiety Series

In this series, learn to identify what triggers anxiety for you as well as ways to manage your symptoms.  We’ll help you explore your thoughts and compare your fears with reality. You’ll also learn techniques to relax, reduce your response to triggers, and think and act assertively.
Location: Union City
Dates/Time: Six sessions.
Fee: No fee for Kaiser Permanente members
Registration: 510-675-4531

 

Couples Communication Series

The heart of a healthy relationship is good communication. Learn ways to bring up difficult topics, reduce defensiveness, and understand each other’s perspective. This series is for couples in committed relationships. Open to the community.

Location: Fremont and Union City
Dates/Time: Six sessions call for dates and times
Fee:  No fee for members; $170 community couple
Registration: 510-248-3455 Fremont; 510-675-4531 Union City

 

Improving Your Sleep Series

Want to fall asleep quicker, sleep more soundly, and awaken feeling more refreshed? Improve the quantity and the quality of your sleep. Learn how nighttime habits and thinking patterns affect your sleep, and how to change them. This class does not address medical conditions that interfere with sleep, or sleep apnea.
Location: Fremont, Union City and San Leandro
Dates/Time: Four sessions
Fee: No fee for members; $100 for community
Registration: 510-248-3455 Fremont;  510-675-4531 Union City; 510-454-4531 San Leandro

 

Insomnia Overview

Are you tired of lying awake at night? Come learn about the most common causes of sleeping challenges and what you can do to help yourself get a good night’s rest.  Members only.
Location: Fremont, San Leandro and Union City
Dates/Time: Call for dates and times
Fee: no fee for members
Registration: 510-248-3455 Fremont; 510-675-4531 Union City; 510-454-4531 San Leandro

 

Managing Anger Series

When anger causes challenges with family, friends, or colleagues, we can help. Learn to identify anger triggers, develop communication skills, and practice new ways to respond instead of letting your emotions overcome you. This series does not satisfy the court-ordered treatment required for domestic violence, or any other order. Your registration receipt is the only proof of attendance. Open to the community.
Location: Fremont and Union City Medical Offices
Dates/Time: Six sessions
Fee: No fee for members; $200 nonmembers
Registration: Call 510-248-3455 Fremont; 510-675-4531 Union City

 

Managing Depression Series

Depression is common, real, and treatable.  In this series, you will learn about depression as well as ways to manage your symptoms. We will help you learn to challenge negative thoughts and add more pleasant activities to your life. You’ll also learn techniques to relax and approach your life with mindfulness.
Location: Fremont and Union City
Dates/Time: Four sessions; call for dates and times
Fee: No fee
Registration: 510-248-3455 Fremont; 510-675-4531 Hayward/Union City

 

Managing Your Stress Series

Enjoy life more. Emotions, thoughts, and behaviors can affect your health. Learn to recognize the sources of stress in your life, how to manage stress-related symptoms, and how to take better care of yourself. Open to the community.
Location: Fremont, Union City and San Leandro
Dates/Time: Six sessions; call for dates and times
Fee: No fee for members; $160 community
Registration: 510-248-3455 Fremont; 510-675-4531 Union City; 510-454-4531 San Leandro

 

Emotional Wellness

Daily life can bring many stressors and affect your wellness. In this class, we’ll help you identify your sources of stress and learn simple techniques to help you relax, deal with anxiety, and the symptoms depression.  We’ll also provide an overview of available resources.
Members only. Available in Spanish.
Location: Fremont, San Leandro and Union City
Dates/Time: One session; call for dates and times
Fee: No fee for members
Registration: 510-454-4531 San Leandro; 510-675-4531 Union City; 510-248-3455 Fremont 

 

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Series

A healthy mind and spirit are powerful healing tools for the body. Learn practices in mindfulness meditation and gentle movement that can help you manage stress, chronic pain, illness, anxiety, and depression. Eight 2-hour sessions and one all-day session. An optional orientation may be available.
Location: Union City
Dates/Time: Eight sessions and 1 all-day session. Call for dates and times
Fee: $110 members; $200 community
Registration: 510-675-4531

 

 

Stress Rx: Mind-Body Wellness

You can learn to rise above your daily stresses. Learn how your thoughts and emotions affect your physical health, and learn effective techniques to help you achieve mind-body balance to improve overall health. Members only.
Location: Union City
Dates/Time: One 2 hour class; call for dates and times
Fee: no fee
Registration: 510-675-4531 Union City