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Advice offered on pain

A six-week education program at the Comox Valley Nursing Centre will focus on living well with chronic pain.

This educational program features interactive sessions with nurses, a social worker specializing in stress management, a nutritionist, a kinesiologist (exercise specialist), and a pharmacist.

Participants can self-refer and the program is free. Sessions take place Mondays from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Glacier Room of the Nursing Centre at 615 10th St. in Courtenay.

Jan. 24 – Orientation

Jan. 31 – Nature of Chronic Pain

Feb. 7 – Emotional Well-being

Feb. 14 – Exercise

Feb. 21 – Healthy Eating

Feb. 28 – Medication Management

To register, call the volunteer desk at 250-331-8504, extension 38115.

— Comox Valley Nursing Centre

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