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COPE’s Lifestyle Improvement Center (CLIC)

CLIC TreadmillCOPE is pleased to announce the opening of the COPE Lifestyle Improvement Center (CLIC) located at 732 N. Stone Avenue. CLIC will serve the community, initially targeting COPE’s Non-Title XIX seriously mentally ill clients. Through a series of wellness, health promotion, clinical, and community activities, the CLIC will help balance the mind, body, and spirit. CLIC staff, under the direction of Program Director Erica Beca will assist members with improving their health status by offering classes and groups aimed at addressing chronic conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular concerns.  An active combination of health education, mentoring, and wellness options will create an environment that fosters a sense of community and support for each person to meet their wellness goals.

Samples of activities from the monthly calendar are listed below:

[learn_more caption=”Skills Training”]

  • Money management/budgeting
  • Social skills
  • Household management
  • Communication
  • Relationship building
  • Personal care
  • Cooking/baking classes
  • Laundry
  • Personal cleanliness and hygiene 
  • Apartment cleaning and care
  • Family support
  • Referrals
  • Coping skills for families
  • Coffee house evenings with karaoke or poetry readings or movies
  • Weekly peer groups


[learn_more caption=”Wellness Program”]

  • Yoga
  • Classes in the park
  • Meditation
  • Treadmills
  • Memory games
  • Smoking cessation
  • Employment services: computer access and classes
  • Reproductive health education 
  • Information and referrals
  • Various aerobic classes
  • Women’s focus groups


[learn_more caption=”Medical Services”]

  • Nutrition classes by nurses
  • Diabetes education
  • Hypertension education by medical assistant
  • Initial health risk assessments


CLIC Quiet RoomThe hours of operation for the CLIC are: M-F, 10:00am – 7:00pm and Saturday, 11:00am – 3:00pm.