Classes & Events

Nash UNC Health Care maintains an active schedule of educational classes and seminars across a wide range of topics designed to assist the community in making positive health choices.

Support Groups and Educational Classes

Cancer Transitions: Get Back to Wellness

A free, five-week wellness program designed to assist cancer survivors in making the transition from active treatment to post-treatment care. Experts guide patients through exercise routines, relaxation, stress management, nutrition plans, and long-term medical management options customized to fit their needs. New sessions available twice a year. For more information, please call 252-962-8908. 

Living with, and Beyond Cancer

Providing people affected by cancer the opportunity to network with others who share similar experiences. This general cancer support group offers open and confidential discussions and guest speakers on cancer-related topics. Meets monthly.

Fresh Start Tobacco Program

An American Cancer Society Tobacco Cessation program that lasts four weeks and is designed to help smokers quit the habit for good. Light refreshments are provided. New sessions available twice a year. For more information, please call 252-962-3473.

The Emily Ellis Brain Injury and Stroke Support Group

For stroke survivors and their families, this group meets monthly at the Bryant T. Aldridge Rehabilitation Center. For more information, please call 252-962-3711.

Childbirth Education Classes

Nash Women's Center hosts regular classes on pregnancy, childbirth, and infant development. Topics covered include the science of pregnancy, nutrition advice, how to prepare for birth, managing labor stages, tips and tricks for pain management, vaginal vs. cesarean birth, breastfeeding, and how to care for a new infant. Significant others and babies are always welcome. For a current class schedule and to register, please call 252-962-BABY.

Breastfeeding Classes

A single, two-hour session educates mothers about the basic techniques they can use to enjoy a positive breastfeeding experience with their baby. Class led by a Nash Women’s Center lactation consultant.

Breastfeeding Support Group

Nash Women’s Center hosts a breastfeeding support group which meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 pm.

Surgical Weight Loss Support Group

For those who have undergone or are considering bariatric weight loss surgery, this group meets monthly at Nash Health Care’s Mayo Surgery Pavilion. For more information, please call 252-962-6503.