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Reaching our God-Given Potential

Together as a Community

You are always striving to better your life and support the dreams of those you love. As a health-care provider in the Kansas City area, we at AdventHealth, formerly Shawnee Mission Health, feel the same way about the neighborhoods we serve. We are a source of knowledge with an awesome responsibility to support our community's health and wellness. From supporting your neighbors in their efforts to quit smoking, to helping kids foster good life-long habits, we're honored to provide community outreach programs to help our neighbors enjoy greater wellness as we work toward building a stronger, healthier community.

Community Education Programs to Help Everyone

Embrace a Life of Whole Health

A healthy, vibrant life means something different to every one of us. That’s why at AdventHealth, formerly Shawnee Mission Health, we offer a variety of community health education resources that make wellness simple, whatever your goals. Our elderly and underprivileged neighbors can access free services like health-care education, special clinical and non-clinical programs, and spiritual resources. Community members in and around the Kansas City area are also invited to join our free or low-cost classes and support groups. It’s all part of our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ to all those around us.

AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Support Groups

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  • Better Breathers Club

    Meets the second Friday of each month from 11 am to 12 pm in the Community Education room in the Woodland Hills Building. Call Call913-544-8065 for more information.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group

    Meets every Tuesday from 10 am to 12 pm in the Woodland Hills Building, 7315 E Frontage Rd, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204, in the Tallgrass and Flint Hills Rooms.

  • Camp Bluebird

    Meets twice annually, an adult cancer camp hosted at the Heartland Presbyterian Camp in Parkville, MO. For more information, call Call913-676-8191 or email [email protected].

  • Families Anonymous

    Meets the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:45-8:15 pm in Suite 255 of the Woodland Hills Building on AdventHealth Shawnee Mission's campus. Visit here for more information.

  • Lipedema Support Group

    For those with characteristics of Lipedema who desire support for long-term management. Meets the first Monday of every month at 7 pm on the Shawnee Mission campus in the Woodland Hills Building, Flint Hills Room. Contact Caryn Mandel with questions at [email protected] or 913-676-6824.

  • Living Well with Diabetes

    Meets the first Thursday of each month from 4 to 5 pm via Zoom. For more information, call the Diabetes Education Center at 913-676-2495 or email [email protected].

News and Events

What’s Happening at AdventHealth

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Community Outreach

As a not-for-profit community health care provider, AdventHealth Shawnee Mission plays a vital role in the community by reinvesting millions of dollars back into the Kansas City area each year. SMH supports the community in a variety of ways.

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