Men's Health

November 29, 2017 will forever be remembered as a banner day in the advancement of brain tumor treatment and research in New Jersey. That was when Overlook Medical Center officially opened the Gerald J. Glasser Brain Tumor Center, offering services that were previously only available in New York and Philadelphia. In addition to state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge clinical trials, patients coming to our center will have access to supportive care, like nutrition guidance, pain management and nurse navigators. Read more about the generous donation that made this possible >

Men's Health Programs and Screenings  

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm, or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.

BMI Screenings and Cervical Health Education
Receive a body mass index and body fat analysis screening and discover how your results are impacting your health. Interested participants can also learn about human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer prevention.
Tuesday, January 9; 11:00am to 1:00pm
Sunday, January 28; 10:00 to Noon
ShopRite of Clark, 76 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Healing Arts for the Caregiver: Expressive Writing Group
During this four-week workshop, caregivers will use expressive writing exercises to connect with their peers and help reduce stress.
Tuesdays, January 9 through 30; 1:30 to 3:00pm
Overlook Medical Center, Thomas Glasser Caregivers Center
For more information and to register, please call 908-522-6348.

Pump it Up: Habits for a Healthy Heart
This interactive health fair will teach the benefits of healthy cooking, how oral health impacts the heart and the importance of physical activity. Children are welcome and samples from the cooking demonstrations will be provided.
Thursday, February 8; 12:30 to 2:00pm
Overlook Medical Center
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Feed Your Heart
Learn how diet impacts your heart health and how to read a food label. Heart-healthy recipes and snack samples will be provided.
Wednesday, February 14; 10:30 to 11:30am
ShopRite of Union, 2401 US Highway 22 West, Union, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Lifestyle Change Program
We all know that a healthy lifestyle will help you feel and look your best. In this 12-week program, you’ll learn how to reach and maintain all of your fitness, weight and wellness goals using supervised exercises, stress management and the nutrition plan of renowned physician Joel Fuhrman, MD.
Fee: $775 ($400 deposit required)
Mondays and Wednesdays; 10:00am to Noon, 11:00am to 1:00pm, 5:00 to 7:00pm or 6:00 to 8:00pm
Chambers Center for Well Being, 435 South Street, Morristown, NJ
For more information and a schedule, please call 973-971-4890.

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees or call 908-598-7997.

Garden State Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group
Adult patients in any stage of pulmonary fibrosis can share information and receive emotional support from others with similar experiences. Occasionally, health care professionals will also discuss related topics about this disease. Registration is not required.
Last Wednesday of every month, 7:00 to 9:00pm
Morristown Medical Center, Conference Room 3
For more information, please call 908-276-3394.

Chemical Dependency Intensive Outpatient Program
Three evening programs are available for those trying to remain abstinent from all substances.  Registration is required.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:00 to 9:30pm
Atlantic Behavioral Health Outpatient, 46-48 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-888-247-1400.

Substance Abuse Family Support Group
Participants will learn ways to cope with substance-abusing family members. No registration is required.
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:00pm
Atlantic Behavioral Health Outpatient, 46-48 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ
For more information, please call 908-522-4800.

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