HealthStreet Calendar

Please see our PDF version to print out the calendar: July 2018

Description of services offered at HealthStreet: HealthStreet is an innovative community engagement program at the University of Florida that aims to improve the health of our community by bridging gaps in healthcare and research. Our program offers referrals to medical and social services, as well as opportunities to participate in health research and health education. Sign Up For Our Newsletter to: 1 Receive monthly updates on events and classes 2 Receive information on new health studies 3 Receive tips and activities for healthier living. To sign up, contact us at HealthStreet@ufl.edu ; Free Classes and Workshops: Free Yoga with Janke ; Meets every Monday from 5:15-6:15 PM ; Yoga reduces stress, increases flexibility and increases mindfulness ; AnARTists Support Group : A free monthly art group for all adults. Each month is a new project led by a member or a local artist. No art experience necessary for participants. ; Free Yoga with WELLness Network: Meets every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 PM ; Discover the benefits of proper breathing, learn to relax physically and mentally, strengthen your body and mind, and improve health, happiness and spiritual well-being! ; Cooking Matters: Learn about nutrition and healthy living, cook with hands-on instruction, and plan meals on a budget. Call (352) 294-4880 for more information ; Resources at HealthStreet: UF Equal Access Clinic: Eye Exams ; Meets last Tuesday of every month ; Student-run specialty clinic that provides free eye exams ; For appointments: leave a message at (352) 580-0393 ; UF Equal Access Clinic: Free Therapy Night ; Meets every Monday ; Student-run specialty clinic that provides free mental health counseling. People undergo an intake session to determine eligibility for 5 weekly individual sessions. Contact (352) 325-1775 to make an appointment ; Neurocognitive Screening Initiative: Mondays at 5:30pm and 6:30pm ; For adults (ages 18+) who have concerns about their thinking and/or memory – including symptoms of ADHD, epilepsy, stroke, traumatic brain injury, and dementia syndromes like Alzheimer’s disease. Call (352) 888-7940 to make an appointment; Free HIV Testing: HealthStreet provides free and confidential HIV testing ; Call (352) 294-4880 to schedule your appointment I-QUIT Smoking Cessation at HealthStreet! ; Meets the 4th Thursday of every month ; Goal of the program is to strengthen the capacity of Florida’s healthcare system to deliver effective evidence-based tobacco use treatment and prevention services ; Contact UF AHEC to register at (352) 273-8530 Health and Cancer Resource Center  Provides the Gainesville community with support and information regarding various health conditions ; Informational materials at the library are free Grocery Tours ; Shopping for healthy foods on a budget—if you’re eligi-ble for SNAP benefits this grocery store tour is for you! ; Meets at Winn Dixie 300 SW 16th Ave. ; Contact HealthStreet for more info: (352) 294-4880 Support Groups “Back on Track” Veterans Recovery Group ; Meets every Tuesday ; Contact David Forest at (352) 548-1839 for information Alachua County Prostate Cancer Alliance ; Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month ; Support group for survivors and caregivers. ; Contact Braxton Linton at (352) 372-6005 for information. Diabetes Support Group ; Meets the last Wednesday of every month ; Health education and support for adults with diabetes! ; Contact HealthStreet at (352) 294-4880 for information. Tran-Quility Support Group ; Meets the 4th Monday of every month ; Space within the community to nurture transgender and non-binary individuals. ; Contact the group at mahalaekolane@yahoo.com. Mind Matters Support Group ; Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month ; A brain and spinal tumor education and resource group for patient and caregivers. ; Contact HealthStreet for more information: (352) 294-4880 Cancer Connections Support Group ; Meets the 3rd or 4th Wednesday of every month. ; Open to all cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. ; Contact Barb Thomas at BnBBarb@aol.com for more information. HealthStreet Events Our Community, Our Health ; A town hall meeting to facilitate two-way communication between the community and researchers; share ideas about priorities for health research. ; Communicate research findings and discover research from multiple stakeholders across the country. ; For more information, visit: www.MyHealthStreet.org or call 352-294-4880.
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