Free Support Group: Trail Walk and Easy Hike

Drop-in for free during our 6-week Trail Walking and Easy Hiking group. Take care of you in 2018! All groups will meet at the Marin City Community Services District, across from the boxing gym. Attend one or attend all! Happy Trails! Come hike our beautiful local trails with MCHWC psychologist and passionate trail hiker/runner Dr. Jason Thompson. Hiking is a great way to feel good in your body, mind and spirit. We’ll choose hikes that match your fitness and experience level. We’ll get to know each other while getting to know the physical environment around us. No previous hiking experience required. All are welcome! Facilitator: Jason Thompson, PsyD, Wednesdays at 10:30am This is part of our 6-week Free Groups, offering classes to support you in: Putting Yourself First Healthy Living…

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Free Support Group: Expressive Art for Positive Thoughts

Drop-in for a free group during our 6-week session on Expressive Art for Positive Thoughts. Take care of you in 2018! All groups will meet in the conference room of the Marin City Community Services District, across from the boxing gym. Attend one or attend all! Expressive Arts for Positive Thoughts This group combines cognitive behavioral therapy (mindfulness and evidence-based treatment) with expressive arts, to explore patterns of thought and shift the way we see ourselves and the world. First we will discover the stories we maintain, how they define and protect us and how they limit us. Life can be challenging, but where we do have creative control is how we think and how we feel about it. We get to choose our way…

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Free Support Group: Relationship Skills

Drop-in for a free group during our 6-week session on Relationship Skills. Take care of you in 2018! All groups will meet in the conference room of the Marin City Community Services District, across from the boxing gym. Attend one or attend all! Relationship Skills This is not a couples workshop, but intended for individuals who seek support and guidance around relationship dynamics and challenges – this can be applied to romantic, family or work relationships. Relationships can seem impossible at times and yet they can be the source of our deepest experiences of joy, connection and love. It is human to struggle with our relationships and this is a chance to work through frustrations and learn creative solutions that relationships more satisfying and fluid.…

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Free Support Group: Healthy Living

Drop-in for a free group during our 6-week session on Healthy Living. Take care of you in 2018! All groups will meet in the conference room of the Marin City Community Services District, across from the boxing gym. Attend one or attend all! Healthy Living As part of our Park Rx Program, get healthy and stay healthy with the support of those around you. This group will meet to develop personal goals around diet, lifestyle and exercise – as we identify what “health” looks like for each of us. Participants will develop individualized plans, learn of creative ways to achieve goals, and gain knowledge along the way in a supportive and positive team. Facilitator: Michaela Moss, Health Educator. Mondays at 1:00pm. This is part of…

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Free Support Group: Putting Yourself First

Drop-in for a free group during our 6-week session on Putting Yourself First. Take care of you in 2018! All groups will meet in the conference room of the Marin City Community Services District, across from the boxing gym. Attend one or attend all! Putting Yourself First This group that looks at our personal sense of value and purpose, and how to balance our own needs with those of others. We will cultivate our empowerment and sense of self, and look at any obstacles (internal or external) where we don’t act in accordance with our values and integrity. Often when we put other people’s needs first and overlook our own, we become drained or resentful. We will support group members in finding a healthy balance…

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CA Health Equity Committee meets in Marin City

California’s Department of Public Health has an Office of Health Equity, focused on reducing health and mental health disparities to vulnerable communities, like those MCHWC serves. Usually, the OHE Advisory Committee meets in Sacramento. Demonstrating their commitment to groundbreaking cross-sectoral partnerships, they have chosen Marin City as the location for the September 2017 meeting. Please attend as a community member and stakeholder! The OHE consults with local organizations and governmental agencies to ensure that individual perspectives and input are included in policies and any strategic plans, recommendations, and implementation activities. A special presentation about Marin City will be made at 11:00am by Dr. Grant Colfax, Director of Marin Health and Human Services, and JayVon Muhammad, CEO of Marin City Health and Wellness Center. Some resources from…

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