Feel better. Be in control. Do the things you want to do.


Are you an adult with an ongoing health condition? You’ll get the support you need, find practical ways to deal with pain and fatigue, discover nutrition and exercise choices, understand treatment choices, and learn better ways to talk with your doctor and family about your health.

If you have conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain, depression, Tools for Better Health can help you take charge of your life.

Sign Up Now. Spaces Are Limited.

  • Join a free 2-hour workshop, held each week for seven weeks. 
  • Learn from trained volunteer leaders living with chronic conditions; at least one leader facilitating a workshop must have a chronic condition. 
  • Set your own goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve your health—and your life.
  • If you need transportation, please contact the health department.
Download the full Patient Brochure.

Upcoming Classes

  • Meadowlark Estates, 4430 Bauer Farm Drive, Lawrence, 3-5 p.m. Wednesdays, March 8-April 19
  • Vermont Towers, 1101 Vermont St., Lawrence, 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, April 4-May 9

To Enroll

To enroll, call Health Promotion Specialist Michael Showalter at 785-856-5340 or click here on the Tools for Better Health Enrollment Form.