CHOOSE HEALTHY WNY Self-Management Programs

Evidence-based group health promotion workshops helping adults manage their health conditions.  

WNYICC's trusted, local network agencies provide the interactive group workshops



  • 6 Weeks long (once/week for 6 weeks)
  • Each weekly workshop is 2.5 hours long (with breaks).
  • 10-20 participants are in a workshop
  • 2 trained and certified Peer Leaders facilitate the workshop
  • Participants receive a FREE resource book and relaxation cd.
  • Workshops are offered in local community settings, virtually via on-line platform (such as Zoom), and telephonically. 
  • Programs developed at Stanford University and licensed by Self-Management Resource Center.


 Chronic Disease Self-Management: for anyone looking for tools and support for managing an on-going health condition.                                                                                                                  
Chronic Pain Self-Management: tools, resources and support for people with on-going pain.                     ​​​​​​​                                                                                                              
 Diabetes Self-Management: workshop for people with Diabetes to learn tools to help better manage their diabetes.                                                                                                        


Choose Healthy Self-Management Program Outcomes:

Our workshop participants have reported these great outcomes:

  • " I am paying more attention to label ingredients, paying more attention to portion size, and eating more fruits and vegetables"
  • "I am staying calm, eating better, and realizing I have support from others."
  • "I developed a meal plan, and  make action plans"
  • "I take better care of my feet , and am eating better."
  • "I am doing more exercise, reading more food labels and I enjoyed meeting new friends I can call and rely on."
  • Click here for  video testimonials:


  • Workshops open to any community member wanting to learn tools to help self-manage their on-going health.
  • Workshop availability dependent on location and number of participants. 

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