Healthlink Seminar Calendar

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HealthLink FREE seminar series is an initiative of Upstate Medical University bringing health information and education to you and your family at no cost. That’s right! FREE Health Information.

  • Project AWARE: Mental Health First Aid
    7/26/2016 9:00am: Community Education Programs
    Project Aware Laurie Best from the Office of Mental Health
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is funding a program called Project AWARE. Specifically, The New York State Office of Mental Health’s Hutchings Psychiatric Center and SUNY Upstate Medical University have been awarded a $375,000 three-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support the training of a diverse group of adults in Mental Health First Aid [MHFA]. The program will collaborate with community partners to improve mental health literacy in youth-serving organizations, specifically youth between the ages of 16-25 years.

    The specific goals of the program are to:

    1.) Improve mental health literacy and reduce stigma about mental illness in the community
    2.) Improve community capacity to respond to the behavioral health needs of transitional age youth
    3.) Promote early help-seeking behavior among transitional age youth to reduce rates of suicide, substance use and homelessness
    4.) Reduce disengagement among transitional age youth arising from the strong distinctions among child, youth and adult services.

    Class attendees must be 18 years of age or older and work with transitional age youth (16-25 years of age). This program is not for professionals in the mental health field.
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
    7/28/2016 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Robert Carhart, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Div. of Cardiology, Director of Cardiology Fellowship Program , Upstate Medical University

    Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that commonly causes poor blood flow to the body and can put you at higher risk for a stroke. Symptoms can include heart palpitations, shortness of breath and weakness. Learn the causes and treatments of A-fib and when you should see your doctor.
    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Project AWARE: Mental Health First Aid
    8/8/2016 8:30am: Community Education Programs
    Project Aware Laurie Best from the Office of Mental Health
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is funding a program called Project AWARE. Specifically, The New York State Office of Mental Health’s Hutchings Psychiatric Center and SUNY Upstate Medical University have been awarded a $375,000 three-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support the training of a diverse group of adults in Mental Health First Aid [MHFA]. The program will collaborate with community partners to improve mental health literacy in youth-serving organizations, specifically youth between the ages of 16-25 years.

    The specific goals of the program are to:

    1.) Improve mental health literacy and reduce stigma about mental illness in the community
    2.) Improve community capacity to respond to the behavioral health needs of transitional age youth
    3.) Promote early help-seeking behavior among transitional age youth to reduce rates of suicide, substance use and homelessness
    4.) Reduce disengagement among transitional age youth arising from the strong distinctions among child, youth and adult services.

    Class attendees must be 18 years of age or older and work with transitional age youth (16-25 years of age). This program is not for professionals in the mental health field.
    Location: Hutchings 620 Madison Street E&T Bldg Rm 102
  • Aging Well: Dos and Don'ts
    8/8/2016 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Christopher J. Norman, MSN, RN-BC, BC, HNB-BC, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, GNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Upstate University Geriatricians

    Join us to discuss tips to age well and advice about things to avoid to in order to get the most of your “golden years”.

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Foot Pain – Planter Fasciitis
    8/15/2016 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: Scott Van Valkenburg, MD, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery,
    Foot and Ankle Surgery, Upstate Bone and Joint Center

    Plantar fasciitis is caused by straining the ligament that supports your arch. Learn about this and other types of foot pain, as well as causes and treatments.
    Online Registration
    Location: Liverpool Public Library. 310 Tulip Street Liverpool
  • Learn to Manage Your Chronic Condition for FREE!
    8/16/2016 4:30pm: Community Education Programs
    August 16th through September 20, 2016
    Certified Peer Leaders: Sue Stowell and Marjorie Eldridge

    Tuesday, 4:30 to 7 p.m. at HealthLink, 6333 Rte 298, East Syracuse

    The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) is a peer-led health program for adults with ongoing health conditions. Each session complements the health care participants may already be receiving. The purpose is to enhance a person's ability to manage his/her health and maintain an active and fulfilling lifestyle.

    Participants receive a FREE book and CD. Space is limited. Registration Required

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Herbal Supplement and Vitamin Interactions
    8/18/2016 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    Presenter: T Michele Caliva MA RN CSPI , Administrative Director Upstate NY Poison Center, Upstate Triage and Transfer Center

    Did you know some supplements could interfere with some prescription medications? Learn how using herbals and vitamins as supplements may not be as healthy for you as you once thought.

    Online Registration
    Location: HealthLink Site, 6333 Rt 298, East Syracuse(off Carrier Circle 1 Telergy Pkwy)
  • Project AWARE: Mental Health First Aid
    8/22/2016 9:00am: Community Education Programs
    Project Aware Laurie Best from the Office of Mental Health
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is funding a program called Project AWARE. Specifically, The New York State Office of Mental Health’s Hutchings Psychiatric Center and SUNY Upstate Medical University have been awarded a $375,000 three-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support the training of a diverse group of adults in Mental Health First Aid [MHFA]. The program will collaborate with community partners to improve mental health literacy in youth-serving organizations, specifically youth between the ages of 16-25 years.

    The specific goals of the program are to:

    1.) Improve mental health literacy and reduce stigma about mental illness in the community
    2.) Improve community capacity to respond to the behavioral health needs of transitional age youth
    3.) Promote early help-seeking behavior among transitional age youth to reduce rates of suicide, substance use and homelessness
    4.) Reduce disengagement among transitional age youth arising from the strong distinctions among child, youth and adult services.

    Class attendees must be 18 years of age or older and work with transitional age youth (16-25 years of age). This program is not for professionals in the mental health field.
    Location: Hutchings 620 Madison Street E&T Bldg Rm 116
  • Summer Series at the Sherwood Two Topics
    8/22/2016 6:00pm: Community Education Programs
    New Advances in Total Hip and Knee Replacements-
    Presenter: Robert Sherman, MD, Upstate Orthopedics,
    Upstate Medical University, Upstate Community Campus Orthopedics

    Learn how the newest advances in hip and knee replacement surgery-including Makoplasty robotics- may help you or a loved one!

    Knee Pain and ACL Injuries
    Presenter: Todd Battaglia, MD, Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine; Director, Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Cartilage Center of New York; Partner, Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists; Upstate Community Campus Orthopedics

    Learn about treatments for knee pain- including treatment of ligament, cartilage, and meniscal injuries.

    Online Registration
    Location: Sherwood Inn, 26 W. Genesee St, Skaneateles
  • Project AWARE: Mental Health First Aid
    8/23/2016 9:00am: Community Education Programs
    Project Aware Laurie Best from the Office of Mental Health
    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is funding a program called Project AWARE. Specifically, The New York State Office of Mental Health’s Hutchings Psychiatric Center and SUNY Upstate Medical University have been awarded a $375,000 three-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support the training of a diverse group of adults in Mental Health First Aid [MHFA]. The program will collaborate with community partners to improve mental health literacy in youth-serving organizations, specifically youth between the ages of 16-25 years.

    The specific goals of the program are to:

    1.) Improve mental health literacy and reduce stigma about mental illness in the community
    2.) Improve community capacity to respond to the behavioral health needs of transitional age youth
    3.) Promote early help-seeking behavior among transitional age youth to reduce rates of suicide, substance use and homelessness
    4.) Reduce disengagement among transitional age youth arising from the strong distinctions among child, youth and adult services.

    Class attendees must be 18 years of age or older and work with transitional age youth (16-25 years of age). This program is not for professionals in the mental health field.
    Location: Hutchings 620 Madison Street E&T Bldg Rm 116

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