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Living Well in the Community Workshop

Living Well in the Community is a peer-led health and wellbeing workshop provided by organizations that serve people with disabilities. The 10-week workshop focuses on topics to support overall quality of life and wellbeing.

  • Sessions begin February 12- April 22
  • Wednesdays from 10 am -12 pm
  • Pioneer Building, 900 W. 8th Street, Gillette


Topics include:

  • Goal setting: Guidelines for participants to identify what is important in their lives and to develop achievable goals in support of larger, life changes.
  • Building support: Information on how to re- frame thoughts when problems are encountered and help participants develop strategies so that problems don’t get in the way of achieving their goals.
  • Healthy reactions: Participants learn to react to frustration by changing negative thoughts, feelings, and actions into more positive responses.
  • Staying on course: Techniques to guard against becoming discouraged and losing direction.
  • Healthy communication: Individuals who exchange clear messages with service providers and others in their communities are more likely to get their needs met.
  • Seeking information: This session focuses on finding, evaluating, and using new information to help solve problems that interfere with achieving quality-of-life goals.
  • Eating well: People who eat well have enough energy to participate in activities and reach their goals.
  • Physical activity: How to evaluate current physical activity levels and develop plans to increase physical activity in support of improved health that will help them achieve their goals.
  • Advocacy: This session pulls together the previous workshop sessions and helps participants use what they’ve learned to advocate for themselves and their communities.
  • Maintenance: Strategies that will help maintain the behavior changes developed during the workshop as well as emphasizing the importance of staying connected with peers who support them in achieving their goals.

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This event is supported by Wyoming Independent Living and Campbell County Health.