Programs > Better Choices, Better Health

The Better Choices, Better Health (BCBH) Online Workshop is proven in a year-long study to reduce A1C, depression and anxiety while increasing medication adherence and physical activity. Participants give and receive support in a secure and anonymous online environment. Mutual support and success builds participants’ confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active and fulfilling lives.

Format

  • Online small group workshop
  • Log in any time during the week
  • 1 lesson available per week for 6 weeks
  • A total of 1-2 hours per week

Settings

  • Online only
  • Participants remain anonymous
  • Internet access required

Participants

  • People living with chronic pain
  • 25-30 participants per workshop

Topics and Skills Covered

  • Managing relationships
  • Working with your healthcare team
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Goal-setting and making an action plan
  • Decision-making
  • Problem-solving
  • Healthy eating
  • Communication
  • Dealing with difficult emotions
  • Medication usage
  • Confidence-building