academy sessions

March and April

Tobacco 101 "In-Brief Continued"

An interactive evening of deeper discussion and activities on tobacco and nicotine products, health-risks, and more!

DATE: Thursday, March 5th

TIME: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

LOCATION: Health Department, 2845 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216

*Light refreshments and lunch will be served.

Adult Mental Health First Aid  

A FREE certification session designed to teach people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18+, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Must be 18 years of age and older to participate.

DATE: Saturday, March 7th

TIME: : 8:00am - 5:00pm

LOCATION: Johnson C. Smith University (Metropolitan College – Seminar Room)

100 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216

*Light refreshments and lunch will be served.

Nutrition Demo  

An interactive evening with a registered dietician who can help you plan heart-healthy meals that are satisfying and budget-friendly.  Engage in an interactive demo of meal-planning and healthy recipes that will enhance your nutritional wisdom. A light meal and refreshments will be served.

DATE: Thursday, March 12th 

TIME: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

LOCATION: Health Department

2845 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216

*Light refreshments and lunch will be served.

Why Should I Go To The Doctor If I Feel OK? (Part I)

An interactive evening of discussion on high blood pressure, cancer screenings, adult shots, and symptoms that WE ignore! Light refreshments will be served.

DATE: Thursday, March 19th  

TIME: 6:00pm -7:00pm

LOCATION: Health Department

2845 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216

*Light refreshments and lunch will be served.

Check. Change. Control. Training & Enrollment

An opportunity for NEW and RETURNING churches who are interested in utilizing a self-monitoring program to best track and manage blood pressure readings at home to help achieve and maintain a healthy heart. Light refreshments will be served.

DATE: Thursday, March 26th

TIME: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

LOCATION: Health Department

2845 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216

*Light refreshments and lunch will be served.

No Questions, No Health: Be Your Own Advocate

An interactive evening of discussion and activities on finding the right doctor, being prepared, taking notes, asking questions, and doing your part in taking charge of your health. Light refreshments will be served.

DATE: Thursday, April 2nd

TIME: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

LOCATION: Health Department

2845 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216

*Light refreshments and lunch will be served.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

A FREE certification session designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human service workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Must be 21 years of age and older to participate. Light refreshments and lunch will be served.

DATE: Saturday, April 18th

TIME:  8:00am - 5:00pm

LOCATION: Greenville Memorial AME Zion Church

6116 Monteith Dr., Charlotte, NC 28213

*Light refreshments and lunch will be served.

Why Should I Go To The Doctor If I Feel OK? (Part II)

An interactive evening of discussion on vision and hearing, heart disease, mental health issues, and domestic abuse / intimate partner violence. Light refreshments will be served.

DATE:  Thursday, April 30th 

TIME:  6:00-7:00pm

LOCATION: Health Department

*Light refreshments and lunch will be served.

OUR HEALTH, OUR PRIORITY, 

OUR ZIPCODES, OUR COMMUNITY

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Mar. 14

Family Field Day

 

McCrorey YMCA

(3801 Beatties Ford Rd., Charlotte, NC 28216)

Academy Events 

March & April