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 Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health. 

Community Classes

• Thursdays, 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m. June 22-July 27, Genesis South, 5200 Clinton Parkway in Lawrence. Informational session will be 2 p.m.-3 p.m. June 15.

All workshop participants will be eligible for 1 month free club privileges courtesy of Genesis. Genesis is also inviting workshop participants to participate in a Health & Wellness Challenge. The winner will receive a free 3-month club membership.

To Register

Phone: 785-505-5800
Online: — search "Tools."

For questions, please contact Stacey Laughrey by her Email Stacey Laughrey or 785-505-6259.