The second Tuesday of every month we meet to discuss and educate each other on relevant topics that can enhance our lives to become more independent and free. This September 8th at 7pm CST we will be discussing pain control and medical marijuana. Please join us as we discuss best healthy practices and educate about all the options for pain control.
September 8th @7pm CST- Pain management and Medical cannabis
Project Awaken presents Warriors on Wheels (WoW) support group the second Tuesday of the month @ 7pm CST. This support group is for women and men who use wheelchairs that want to get out and take action!! Take actions to enhance their own and other’s lives by building a supportive community that pushes each other to become unstoppable in the lives we want to live. Some events we will split the men and women for privacy. Like in August we are separating males and females for the bowel and bladder conversation. Men’s support group will start at 8pm same day.
October 13– Dating and sex after SCI. Women will meet at 7 pm and men at 8 pm.
November 11– Medical trials and specialized equipment for neural recovery – example: FES bike, Exoskeleton.
December 8– Accessible places to go in Chicago and surrounding areas.
After we present our educational pieces we will take on two personal challenges each month, which we will recieve support from another WoW participant.
All meetings will be recorded and added to the Project Awaken Website with resource links.
Other future topics are How to become a para- athlete in the olympics, UTi’s and bladder control and getting pregnant with a spinal cord injury for women.