Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events
Healthy U Workshop Series on Health & Well-being
Mental Health and Well-Being – Provide an overview of our Ventanilla de Salud (Window of Health at the MX Consulate):
Understanding the definition of mental health, physical effects of stress/depression/anxiety (links between physical health (Blood pressure, diabetes, BMI) with mental health; identifying signs of depression; tips for managing; accessing resources locally
VDS Bi-National Health Week
During the month of October, the first week, a series of health fairs, workshops, health screenings, and trainings in various health topics take place within the Mexican Consulate of Sacramento in honor of one of the largest mobilization efforts in the Americas to improve the health and well-being of under-served Latino populations living in the United States and Canada. The goal is to raise awareness, educate, and inform on primary and preventative care to migrants and their families living in the U.S. and Mexico. HEC has been engaged in the Bi-national Health Week (BHW) activities for the past fourteen years.
National Summit on Smokeless Tobacco Prevention
The National Summit on Smokeless Tobacco Prevention is the nation's premier smokeless tobacco conference bringing together practitioners, researchers and advocates dedicated to the elimination of all forms of smokeless tobacco. This year will be the 9th National Summit, themed “Mining for gold: Developing partnerships for new and lasting change,” and will be held in Sacramento, CA October 16-18, 2018. The growing use of vapes and e-cigarettes makes this year's Summit critically important.
HEC and the Mexican Consulate in Sacramento are pleased to co-present the 8th Women’s Leadership Conference/Conferencia De Liderazgo para Mujeres en el Norte de California.
As the region's premier Spanish-language conference for women, the event equips women with relevant and timely information on health issues, like diabetes and mental health as well as other important legal and education topics affecting the Latino immigrant community.