Community Health Network Programs for Asthma
Draw a Breath Asthma Program
- Asthma education program for children and their parents designed to provide families with the knowledge, skills, and tools to effectively manage asthma and to reduce emergency room and overnight hospital stays for asthma. Improves child and family knowledge and confidence in managing asthma. Group-based approach creates a unique learning environment in which both children and caregivers learn from, and are motivated by, each other. Offered in English and Spanish.
Target Audience: Families with a child with asthma are eligible to take part in the program
- Cost: Services all families, regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay
Living Well Rhode Island, Chronic Disease Self-Management
- Led by certified Peer Leaders, this workshop teaches people ways to manage symptoms and medications, communicate with family and doctors, handle difficult emotions, relax, eat well, exercise, and set goals to improve health and lifestyles. Group sessions meet for 2 1/2 hours per week for 6 weeks. Facilitated in both English and Spanish.
Target Audience:Adults (18+ years old) who have, or who care for someone with, a chronic condition such as asthma, arthritis, cancer, COPD, diabetes, or heart disease
- Cost: Free. Incentives are provided to participants