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Please check back for updates and additional classes as we update offerings regularly. 

Anger Management Training Program
Anger is a completely normal, usually healthy, human emotion.  When it gets out of control and turns destructive, it can lead to problems - problems at work, in your personal relationships, and in the overall quality of your life - we're here to help.
Art Therapy
Art Therapy is an approach to therapy, in which the use of creative mediums is invited, prompted, encouraged, and facilitated during sessions. The creative process involved in expressing one’s self artistically can help to resolve issues as well as develop and manage behaviors and feelings, reduce stress, and improve self-esteem and awareness. 
Blood Drive
Make a difference by giving the gift of life! Donating blood takes about an hour and is a simple way to give an amazing gift to hospital patients in need.
Chronic Pain Support Group
Pain is usually temporary; however, for some people pain persists over time and is considered chronic. This group is designed not only to help you reduce pain, but also to increase activity level and improve your overall quality of life. 
Clinical Sleep Training Program
Stop letting insomnia keep you up at night... While sleep medication may help some people, it could have undesirable side effects including tolerance and dependence to the medication. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been found to be an effective alternative treatment for insomnia.
Fibromyalgia Support Group
Fibromyalgia affects more than 3.7 million Americans. While there is no cure, a variety of interventions can help manage symptoms. This group is designed to empower you to cope with your symptoms, receive support and information, and share concerns with others affected by Fibromyalgia. 
Freedom from Smoking® Program
The American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking® program has helped hundreds of thousands of Americans end their addiction to nicotine and begin new smokefree lives.
Healthy Eating Nutrition Group
Our Healthy Eating Nutrition Group offers monthly guidance from a registered and licensed dietitian and support from your classmates. Topics include healthy food choices, eating a balanced diet, portion sizes, how to read food labels, and barriers to healthy eating and how to overcome them.
Mather Brain Training Program
The Mather Brain Training Program is a research-based training experience that provides participants with tools and lifestyle tips to keep your brain vital and healthy. This program is beneficial to all, both those with and without cognitive complaints.
Mommy Matters: Breastfeeding Support Group
Meet with other moms who understand what you are going through and know that you are not alone. Share experiences in a safe and supportive environment.
Plus One Childbirth Education
Whether you are expecting your first or fifth baby, childbirth education and preparation can go a long way to ensuring a smooth delivery. Join us for this instructional series to educate and empower women. 
Postpartum Depression & Anxiety Support Group
This free support group is for moms who want to share and connect with other women for support. The group will offer education, support, and tools to help you feel like yourself again. 
Stop the Bleed Training
Broadlawns is proud to offer a FREE training on Bleeding Control Basics to the public. This class will teach attendees how to control bleeding to increase the likelihood of saving lives in an emergency. Attendees will learn a variety of methods to stop bleeding, including how to correctly apply pressure, dress a wound, and apply a tourniquet.
Trauma Sensitive Yoga
Developed at the Center for Trauma and Embodiment, Trauma Sensitive Yoga is a scientifically proven treatment for PTSD and complex trauma.
Wise Mind Therapy Group
Wise Mind is a mental health therapy group. This group will introduce participants to the concepts of mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness.


Need a speaker for your event? Broadlawns Medical Center would be happy to provide you with speakers or trainers for workshops, seminars for your next Health Fair. Whether you are working to develop your own skills and education or seeking resources to develop others Broadlawns is here to help. To request a speaker, please call (515) 282-2496.
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