Chronic diseases

 

A chronic disease is a health condition that persists for a long time, for example, diabetes, heart and lung diseases, arthritis, etc. Chronic diseases are attributable to a combination of causes that affect the individual throughout their lifetime. They include:

  • Cardiovascular diseases;
  • Diabetes;
  • Hypertension;
  • Musculoskeletal diseases (allows for body movement);
  • Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis;
  • Mental health problems;
  • Cancer.

 

Chronic disease self-management care program

This program consists of a series of six free meetings that allow the participants to acquire the skills and confidence to better manage their day-to-day health condition.

Is the self-management program for you? To find out, complete this questionnaire!

To attend the meetings, you must register with the person responsible at your health and social services centre.

 

MRC d'Abitibi
632, 1re Rue Ouest
Amos, Québec J9T 2N2
Tel.: 819 732-3271, extension 4305
Person responsible : Marie-Josée Bastien

MRC d'Abitibi-Ouest
679, 2e rue Est
La Sarre, Québec J9Z 2T1
Tél.: 819 333-2311, extension 2231
Person responsible : Justine Bégin

MRC de Témiscamingue
Ville-Marie
Tel. : 819 629-2420, extension 4220
Témiscaming, Québec J0Z 3R0
Tel. : 819 627-3385, extension 1203
Person responsible : Liette Glaude

MRC de la Vallée-de-l'Or
1265, Forest Boulevard
Pavillon Bois Joli
Val d’Or, Québec J9P 5H3
Tel.: 819 825-5858, extension 2228
Person responsible : Ginette Boudreau

City of Rouyn-Noranda
1, 9e rue
Rouyn-Noranda, Québec J9Z 2A9
Tel.: 819 764-5131, extension 45114
Person responsible : Maxime Baril

 

Documentation

Est-ce que le programme "L'ABC de l'autogestion des soins" est pour moi? (questionnaire)
Description des ateliers
Formulaire de candidature (animateurs bénévoles)
Information pour les futurs animateurs
Informations générales sur le programme Autogestion des soins