Craving Change

A 6 week online program to improve your relationship with food

The dietitians of the CSCE are proud to offer Craving Change, a Canadian program that was developed by a clinical psychologist and registered dietitian in which the goal is to improve our relationship with food. This program uses a cognitive-behavioural approach to allow participants to become more aware of their eating behaviours. Craving Change provides several tools, activities and strategies that address the universal struggle to change problematic and emotional eating behaviours and to help control cravings.

This program is for you if: 

  • You have questions regarding your eating behaviours.
  • You want to better understand your food choices.
  • You want to control your cravings.
  • You tend to do ‘emotional eating’.

This 6 week program is offered virtually. It is currently available in French and in English by our dietitians.

Sounds interesting? Contact us by telling your availabilities (morning, afternoon or evening) or call at the CSCE closest to you to register for the next group.

* Please note this program is not an eating disorder treatment.

Are you diabetic? Here are 4 educational workshops that might peek your interest:

  • Improving Blood Glucose with Meters and Medications

Learn how different medications for diabetes work, how to monitor your blood sugars properly, how to fix high or low blood sugar and many more subjects.

Date: Wednesday April 5th, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Bien manger pour son diabète (offered in French only)

Venez apprendre comment bien manger pour un coeur et un corps en bonne santé, le contrôle des portions et comment différents aliments affectent la glycémie.

Date:  Jeudi 20 avril 2017
Heure: 10 h 30 à 12 h

  • Label Reading and Carbohydrate Counting

Learn how to read nutrition labels and how to count the carbohydrate content of different foods. Hands on learning during this workshop will help you apply the knowledge at home.

Date: Thursday May 11th, 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • Réduction des risques des complications reliés au diabète (offered in French only)

Venez apprendre à comprendre vos résultats de tests de laboratoire et les cibles à viser pour prévenir les complications reliées au diabète.  Des stratégies et des outils pour la prise en charge de votre diabète vous seront communiqués.

Date: Mercredi 31 mai 2017
Heure: 18 h 30 à 20 h

Call the Crysler CSCE at 613 987-2683 to register.
Places are limited. Theses workshops are offered at no cost by a nurse and a dietitian, both certified diabetes educator.




Be more informed to better managed your health!

Soyez bien informé pour prendre le contrôle de votre santé!

* Ateliers offerts en anglais seulement*

The purpose of the Help with Your Health peer mentoring sessions is to support patients to be more informed about managing their health.

  • Prepare for your medical appointment
    Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
    Appointment times are precious and sometimes when you have multiple health concerns, it can be difficult to get all the answers you need in a single appointment. Learn how to use your appointment time wisely and efficiently.
  • Understanding digestion
    Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

    Learn how digestion works and common digestive disorders.

From 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Alexandria CSCE Community Room  (5, Main St. South)

Who should participate:

This interactive series is for those who are looking for additional support to optimally manage their health. Each session is 1.5 hours in length. There is an option to register for the whole series or only those topics that interest you.

Help With Your Health is a series of 8 sessions each dealing with a different health-related topic.

  • Find out more about topics that can affect your health
  • Get some practical tips that can help you improve your health
  • Small group format ( maximum of 12 participants)
  • Interactive, practical and fun
  • Sessions led by trained volunteers
  • All sessions are FREE to attend

Information and registration: 613-525-5544

New group on high blood pressure.

Do you suffer from high blood pressure?
Join us for 6 educational sessions offered at the CSCE by our nurse and dietitian. These information sessions will provide you with tools to help you better manage your blood pressure.

The following subjects will be discussed throughout the sessions:

  • What is high blood pressure?
  • Medications that help lower blood pressure
  • Healthy eating
  • Physical activity
  • How to take your blood pressure at home
  • Stress management

Group offered in English at the Crysler CSCE starting April 3rd. For all the details, consult the Crysler information poster.

Group offered in French at the Alexandria CSCE starting April 4th. For all the details consult the Alexandria information poster.


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