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Health Ministry

Health Ministry

The mission of the St. Jane Frances de Chantal Health Ministry is to extend the healing mission of Jesus Christ to all members of the parish community.  It is our goal to help improve the health of our parishioners by focusing on health education, wellness and prevention.

Our ministry includes all health professionals and lay volunteers who care for the health needs of parish members by organizing blood drives, blood pressure screenings, and educational seminars.  The team meets periodically to plan and conduct events.  If you are interwested in joining this ministry, please contact the church office:  586-977-8080.

Upcoming Events:

Blood Pressuse Screenings in 2019-2020:
March 21-22, 2020 - CANCELLED
April 18-19, 2020 - CANCELLED
May 16-17, 2020

 

Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-led National Diabetes Prevention Program can help you make a change for life.  This program helps you learn how to change your lifestyle to prevent type 2 diabetes.  Groups meet for 16 weekly sessions and six monthly follow-up sessions with a trained Lifestyle Coach.  Informational Meeting  was Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 6:00pm, Weekly meetings began Tuesday, June 11 at 6:00pm.  For more information, contact Debbie at 586-977-8080.

Memory Screening - CANCELLED
Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 12:30pm - 3:30pm. Sign up will be in the office during April 2020

CPR & AED Training (This course does not provide a certificate)
Monday, June 1, 2020 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. All are Welcome - No age limits, no tests, no stress!!  Register in the parish office during May 2020.  Pre-registration is required so we have enough supplies!

C.A.R.E. Program -
Caregiver Assistance Resources and Education Program

This series concluded on February 1, 2020 with an Art Therapy Program.  It was a great way to end the series for Caregivers!

 

Debbie Mazur
 

Christian Service & Adult Formation Coordinator 

(586) 977-8080, ext. 107
email:  dmazur@sjfparish.org

Recommended health information
(Resources and links)

Human Trafficking Hotline
     888-3737-888

www.LoanCloset.org
Free online directory of organizations that loan home medical equipment for free or at low-cost

Macomb County Substance Abuse Services
586-948-0222
24 Hour Crisis Center Phone LIne
586-307-9100
Adolescent Outreach Program
(Macomb Family Services - Romeo)
586-752-9696
Communicable Disease
(Macomb County Healthg Department - STD Program)
586-465-9217
Employee Assistance Programs
(CARE's WorkLife Solutions)
586-541-1555 Toll Free 866-888-1555
Fetal Alcohol Prevention, Screening & Referral (CARE of Southeastern MI)
586-541-0033
Gambling Helpline
Michigan Problem Gambling Helpline
800-270-7117
Gamblers Anonymous
"www.gamblersanonymous.org
Parentling Classes
CARE of Southeastern Michigan
586-541-0033
Poison Control Center 
800-222-1222
Reporting Drug Pushers
County of Macomb Enforcement Team (COMET)
586-790-3990
Self Help Groups
Al-Anon Family Groups 
888-425-2666
Alcoholics Anonymous
877-337-0611
Families Against Narcotics (FAN)
586-438-8500
Families Anonymous
248-852-8310
Gam-Anon
855-222-5542
Marijuana Anonymous
800-766-6779
Narcotics Anonymous
248-543-7200
Nar-Anon
586-447-2868