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Group Programs in Primary Care

Health care, education and support in a group setting

About Group Visits

CHA now offers group visits in person and by video. These groups are a great way to improve your health along with others who have similar health concerns.

When you join a CHA group, you get health care and education in a supportive setting. Research shows these visits can help you understand your health and take steps to feeling better.

Note: We are always accepting referrals for new group members. If our current groups are full, you may be placed on a waiting list.

Current Groups

  • Chronic Pain: Wellness and Movement with CHA

    For: Adults 18+ who speak English
    Group meets: Once per week
    Format: Online
    Goals: Learn how to incorporate wellness into your lifestyle

    This group welcomes all patients that suffer from chronic pain caused by many factors, with a focus on mind and body wellness and healing.

    As a group member, you will work with the group leader and other members to explore different ways to help reduce some of your chronic pain. This includes use of mindfulness techniques and healthy habits.

    Basic expectations for all group members:

    • Keep the group a safe and confidential space
    • Be on time or let the team know if you will be absent/late
    • Be respectful of each other
    • Be able to speak the language of the group
    • Apply the learned knowledge to your life

    Note: group visits are medical visits that are billed to your insurance. Some insurances may require a co-pay for these visits. Please check with your insurance if you have any questions. 

  • Haitian Wellness Group

    For: Adults 18+ who speak Haitian Creole
    Group meets: Once per month
    Format: Online, with an option for onsite hybrid sessions
    Goals: Try to incorporate wellness into your lifestyle

    This group combines wellness education and mindfulness into one. There is peer discussion, education, exercise and many other wellness activities.

    Many of our group members have diabetes.

    There are guests that will share resources, sometimes a cooking class, and often a movement piece like Zumba during the group meeting.

    Basic expectations for all group members:

    • Keep the group a safe and confidential space
    • Be on time or let the team know if you will be absent/late
    • Be respectful of each other
    • Be able to speak the language of the group
    • Apply the learned knowledge to your life

    Note: group visits are medical visits that are billed to your insurance. Some insurances may require a co-pay for these visits. Please check with your insurance if you have any questions. 

  • Healthy Life and Wellness for Children

    For: Children 9-12 years old with concerns about weight and wellness
    Group meets: Once per week, for six weeks
    Format: Online
    Goals: Try to incorporate wellness into your lifestyle

    This group works with young patients to help them change their lifestyles and behavior. It requires children (and parents) to show personal accountability, motivation to change your daily habits and continue lifestyle changes.

    We try to make this group fun and educational by getting children up and moving (dancing) around.

    Basic expectations for all group members:

    • Keep the group a safe and confidential space
    • Be on time or let the team know if you will be absent/late
    • Be respectful of each other
    • Be able to speak the language of the group
    • Apply the learned knowledge to your life

    Note: group visits are medical visits that are billed to your insurance. Some insurances may require a co-pay for these visits. Please check with your insurance if you have any questions

  • Healthy Life and Wellness for Adults

    For: Adults 18+, English speaking
    Group meets: Once per week
    Format: Online
    Goals: Try to incorporate wellness into your lifestyle

    This group works with adults interested in getting help around weight loss and preparing for their weight loss journey.

    An intake with the group leader is done before joining the group.

    The group includes peer discussion and education. We require people to show personal accountability, motivation to change your daily habits and continue lifestyle changes.

    Basic expectations for all group members:

    • Keep the group a safe and confidential space
    • Be on time or let the team know if you will be absent/late
    • Be respectful of each other
    • Be able to speak the language of the group
    • Apply the learned knowledge to your life

    Note: group visits are medical visits that are billed to your insurance. Some insurances may require a co-pay for these visits. Please check with your insurance if you have any questions

Join a Group

Thank you visiting our group programs page. Please use our web form below to contact us. We are happy to answer your questions, tell you how to sign up and give you more information.  

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