Thursday, October 6, 2022

Free chronic pain workshops to be offered in Inkster

Free workshops to help residents experiencing chronic pain are planned in Inkster.

The Chronic Pain PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) workshops are returning to an in-person format beginning this week. Offered by the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) at no cost to participants, the six-week workshop features a certified facilitator working with a small group to explore skills and tools to help people become more successful at managing pain and leading healthier, more enjoyable lives. 

Session topics include myths about pain, techniques to combat symptoms, working effectively with family and health care providers, and more. The workshop is open to all residents in Michigan and caregivers are welcome. Classes are set for 3:30 until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12. New participants can join through Wednesday, Oct. 19. Sessions will take place Oct. 12, 19 and 26 and Nov. 2, 9 and 16. All classes will take place at Western Wayne Family Health Center, 2700 Hamlin Blvd., Inkster. 

To register, contact <>  or call 1-800-482-1455, Ext. 2320.