Health Education

Health Plan of San Joaquin is dedicated to helping members stay healthy and happy. We provide services and programs that help members manage their health. We have partnered with organizations in our community to provide members with quality health education classes to achieve and maintain healthy lifestyles and promote positive health outcomes.

Health Education Programs Include:

Chronic Disease, Self-Management Program

(Better Choices, Better Health® Workshop) – The Chronic Disease Self-Management Program is a workshop given two and a half hours, once a week, for six weeks, in community settings. People with different chronic health problems attend together. Workshops are facilitated by two trained leaders, one or both of whom are non-health professionals with chronic diseases themselves.

  • Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain and isolation,
  • Appropriate exercise for maintaining and improving strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Appropriate use of medications
  • Communicating effectively with family, friends, and health professionals
  • Nutrition
  • Decision making
  • How to evaluate new treatments

Health Education Classes

If you would like to attend one of the following Health Education Classes near you, please take a look at each of the following lists in your county. Request interpretation services 7 days in advance of the class here. Last Updated on February 25, 2021

Please Note: All classes are subject to change without notice. Due to COVID-19 many classes are virtual or have postponed meetings. Please call ahead or check online before going to a class. All classes are free of charge at the time this list was updated. Last Updated on February 25, 2021

Connect with HPSJ

Health Education Committee

Health Education Committee

The Health Education Committee is a space where people can come and learn about the population efforts HPSJ is taking.

Community Advisory Committee

Share your ideas and help improve health in our community. Join the Community Advisory Committee (CAC) today!

Question about what is covered?

Contact Us

Call Customer Service at: 1-888-936-PLAN (7526) (TTY/TDD) 711, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Advice Nurse Line

A free 24/7 phone service to speak with a nurse or doctor for health advice. You can also call to listen to the audio health library with over 330 health topics! 

HealthReach 24/7 nurse and doctor advice line, call toll free:

Posted on October 17th, 2019 and last modified on September 23rd, 2021.

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