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Workshops Offered by the Quincy Weymouth Wellness Initiative

Quincy Weymouth Wellness Initiative  

The Quincy Weymouth Wellness Initiative offers a variety of free wellness programs to the community.

Click here for information about upcoming FREE programs!

Programs Offered by Manet:

Tobacco Cessation Program

  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy
  • Lifestyle Change
  • Personalized Quit Plans
  • Health Education
  • Coping Strategies/Stress Management
  • Strong Support System
  • Individual/Group Sessions

Attention Manet Community Health Center Patients:

Did you know that a combination of medication AND counseling offers the BEST chance for you stay quit FOR GOOD? Manet offers both individual and group counseling for Smoking Cessation. Most insurance plans cover smoking cessation and medications, so don’t let cost be a barrier to you! Check with your insurance for your coverage.

Contact our Tobacco Specialist at 857-403-0770 for additional information.

Ready to Quit flyer (PDF) | Why Quit flyer (PDF)

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Nutrition Services

Manet's licensed registered dietitian provides nutrition support for many chronic health conditions. Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) is a reimbursed/covered service for Medicare patients who have diabetes or renal disease, and a covered service for most all other insurances as long as the diagnosis has a nutritional component, such as high cholesterol, eating disorders, obesity, GI issues like GERD, IBS, celiac disease and food allergies. Medicare will also cover Intensive Behavioral Therapy (IBT) for people with BMI >30. All Medicare services require orders from your primary care provider.

For information contact:

Jackie Newman, LDN, LSW, CNS, RDT
Licensed Dietitian-Nutritionist
Nutrition Director
617-471-8683

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Prenatal Care Program

Learn the 10 Steps to Getting Healthy Before Pregnancy (PDF)

As a primary care model of practice, Manet also offers prenatal, postpartum and pediatric care. On your first prenatal visit, you will meet a case manager who will register you as a prenatal patient and establish your care with one of our physicians or nurse practitioners. You can choose to deliver at South Shore Hospital through Crown OB/GYN Associates or at Tuft’s Medical Center through Women’s Care South. Please call North Quincy at 617-376-3000, Hough’s Neck at 617-471-8683 or Hull at 781-925-4500 for more information.

Call any of our offices at: Houghs Neck, North Quincy, Hull or Snug Harbor to make an appointment with one of our providers. Along with pre-conception guidance, we offer care throughout and after your pregnancy. As a family practice, we also look forward to caring for your baby.

Reproductive Health and Family Planning Services

The Healthy Choices Program offers free and confidential counseling, education and/or testing for:

· Birth control methods
· Pregnancy Prevention
· Pregnancy Options
· Sexually Transmitted Infections
· Gynecological Services
· One-on-one, couples or group health counseling provided by a trained family planning counselor
· Healthy relationships education
· Puberty and menstruation education
· Infertility information and referral
· And more!

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Diabetes Education Program

Diabetes Education Accreditation Program

Manet Community Health Center diabetes self-management education program has been awarded Recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA). ADA Recognition is a voluntary process which assures that the approved patient education program has met the national standards set by the ADA. Also, Recognition assures the consumer that the health professionals teaching the program provide the most up to date information about diabetes management.

Self-management education is an essential component of diabetes treatment. Manet’s program teaches self-care skills that promote better day to day management and help to reduce acute and chronic complications and hospitalizations.

The education program covers topics such as diabetes disease process, nutrition, physical activity, medications, blood sugar monitoring, preventing, detecting and treating complications, goal setting and problem solving and stress management.

For more information on this program, or other diabetes or asthma patient education offerings please contact patiented@manetchc.org.

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Nasal Narcan Overdose Reversal Program

Manet Community Health Center is addressing the growing problem of opioid overdoses in South Shore communities with a free program to distribute Narcan, a drug that has the potential to reverse overdoses and save lives. Manet’s effort is part of an initiative by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Opioid Prevention and Reversal Project.

Manet's Prevention Team provides free training for area residents and organizations about nasal naloxone (Narcan)—known as the anti-overdose drug—and distributes Narcan to those who complete the training. Anyone can receive the free training, whether or not they are a Manet patient.

Appointments, walk-in and evening hours are available. Call 857-939-4108 for more information.

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HIV, STI, Hepatitis C Testing & Narcan

(STI testing includes Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis)

Manet Community Health Center Offers Free Walk-in Testing

Mondays: 4 pm - 7 pm
North Quincy Site
110 West Squantum Street

Tuesdays: 11 am - 4 pm
Houghs Neck Site
1193 Sea Street

2nd Wednesday: 4 pm - 7 pm
Hull Site
180 George Washington Blvd.

For more information or to schedule an appointment at other times call 857.939.4108 or e-mail us at: knowyourstatus@manetchc.org.

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Manet Community Health Center, Inc. • Administrative Offices
2 Granite Avenue, Suite 101• Milton, MA 02186
Phone: (617) 690-6400 • Central Registration TTY Phone: (857) 403-1567• Fax: (617) 690-6904

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