STOCKTON SPRINGS — Stockton Springs Community Library will host two free “Access Wellness” group training sessions from 1-2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27 and Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 6 Station Street. These sessions are aimed at helping individuals find current, reliable and easy-to-understand information about health and wellness. Led by a trained facilitator, participants will explore sources of trustworthy health information on the Internet and in the library’s own expanding collection, as well as materials available through interlibrary loan.
Pre-registration is required, by phone at 207-567-4147 or in person at the library.
In addition, the Access Wellness program, funded by a health literacy grant from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, will offer confidential, one-on-one help sessions, highlighted health displays and ongoing programming reflecting the needs and interests of the community.
Topics may include:
- healthy diet and exercise
- chronic conditions such as diabetes or heart disease
- substance misuse and addiction
- clinical trials and other research opportunities
- drug interactions
- healthy aging
- reproductive health
- disaster preparedness
- vaccine safety
- other suggested topics
Health information can be complicated and hard to understand. Our knowledgeable staff will help you identify trustworthy sources of information and improve your health literacy.