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Program Name

Program Description

Program Contact

Diabetes Prevention Program

Group-based program that takes place over 12 months and focuses on lifestyle adjustments for individuals with pre-diabetes to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes. Goals of the program include weight loss, increased physical activity, improved nutrition and stress reduction.

Bridget Carol 910-251-9622 ext. 274

Diabetes Self-Management Education

Individual or group-based program that includes 6 hours of coursework (number of sessions based on length of time) that teaches people who have type II diabetes on how to manage the disease and achieve the best possible quality of life. Goal of the program is better control of blood sugar levels.

Lisa Boysworth 910- 845-5333   Vicki Allen (Southport) 910-454-4731   Diana Jones (Bolivia) 910-253-2250

Chronic Disease Self-Management Education – Coming Soon!

Group-based program that includes 6 sessions of self-management education for people with a variety of chronic health conditions. The goal of the program is to build participant’s confidence in managing their health and keep them active and engaged in their lives.

Jennifer Bawab 910-579-1300 ext. 6703

Faithful Families

Group-based program that includes 9 sessions focused on nutrition & physical activity and is offered at faith-based sites. Any faith group can request the program and it is co-taught by a health educator and lay leader in small group sessions.

Morgan Marshall 910-798-7660

Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program

Group-based program that focuses on teaching individuals how to eat healthy on a budget through cooking demonstrations and nutrition education. Participants must also qualify for government assistance.

Alicia Jenkins 910-253-2610

Med Instead of Meds

Group-based program that includes 7 sessions and combines nutrition education and cooking demonstrations following the Mediterranean diet; hence the name, “Med Instead of Meds.”

Morgan Marshall 910-798-7660


Grocery Store Tours

Small-group, 1-hour guided tour that allows participants to ask questions and navigate the grocery store for healthy options and how to eat healthy on a budget. 

Lindsay Maher 910-444-1872

Moving for Better Balance

Group-based program that runs for 12 weeks and is designed to improve strength, mobility, flexibility, and balance for seniors.

Bridget Carol 910-251-9622 ext. 274

Take Control

Group-based program that includes 8 sessions of education, goal setting, planning and taking action to develop lifelong, healthier habits.

Morgan Marshall 910-798-7660