NEO HEALTHFORCE CAREER WORKSHOP: For anyone considering a health career, the NEO HealthForce Career Workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown 44504.
The free workshop provides a great opportunity to learn more about a wide range of health careers. Participants will hear health professionals with years of experience talk about working in their fields and the education and training needed. The workshop will include schools and colleges that provide health career training that ranges from short certificate courses up to four-year degree programs. In addition, financial aid information will be available.
For questions and to preregister, contact Danita Logan, 330- 965-1787 Ext. 7115.
HEALTH AT HOME PROGRAM: Learn self-care and how to make decisions about your health during the Health at Home program from 11 a.m. to noon or 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 22 at St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, 8401 McClurg Road, Boardman.
The program uses "Health at Home," a book of step-by-step instructions for over 200 health problems. It is your complete guide to symptoms, solutions and self-care. All participants attending the program receive a free "Health at Home" book, plus instruction and practice on how to use the book.
The program is free but registration is required by calling the Humility of Mary Healthline at 330-480-3151 or toll-free 877-700-4647.
HEART SUPPORT GROUP: Mended Hearts, Chapter 7, a heart support group for members and their families, will meet at 7 p.m. on Feb. 23, at St. Elizabeth's Boardman Campusin the Azalea Room. Guest speaker will be Kay Lavelle of the Mahoning County Sheriff's Department, who will speak on meeting the needs of seniors. The public is invited. For more information contact Joe Clark at 330-702-8859. A Speakers Bureau is also available to local organizations. For available dates, contact Lee Meadows, 330-793-2531.
YOGA CLASS: A seven-session beginning yoga class will be held Mondays, Feb. 28 through April 18 at St. Joseph Health Center, 667 Eastland Ave., Warren. Class time is 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.
Certified yoga instructor Dawn Perhacs will teach simple yoga postures and breathing and relaxation techniques. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat or blanket and a small pillow to each class.
Adults only. Class size is limited.
Cost is $58; $44 for Humility of Mary Health Partners employees. Make checks payable to St. Joseph Health Center and mail, along with name, complete address and daytime phone number to Yoga, Humility of Mary Health Healthline, St. Elizabeth Health Center, 1044 Belmont Ave., P.O. Box 1790, Youngstown, OH 44501.
For more information, call 330-480-3151 or toll free 877-700-4647.
ALZHEIMER SUPPORT GROUP: The Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. today, Girard Free Library, 105 E. Prospect Street, Girard. The meeting is free and open to the public. For further information, call the Alzheimer Network at 330-788-9755 or 866-822-2101.
CAREGIVER SUPPORT: The Alzheimer's Association caregiver support group will meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Conference Room F, Warren.
For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-533-3300 or 800-272-3900.
TRUMBULL COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH AND RECOVERY BOARD
February 2011 calendar
CHILDREN'S IMMUNIZATION CLINICS: Clinics will be 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, at the Niles City Health Department, 34 W. State St., Niles. You must have child's immunization records. For more information, contact the Health Department at 330-544-9000.
CHILDHOOD IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: The clinic will be 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. on Feb. 28, at the Warren City Health Department, 418 Main Ave. S.W., Warren. All clinics are walk-in with no appointment. There is a $10 administration fee, Medicaid card accepted. Bring a current shot record and a parent must accompany the child.
For more information, call 330-841-2596.
IMMUNIZATION CLINICS: Clinics will be 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Trumbull County Health Department.
All clinics are walk-in. There is an administration fee of $10 per visit but no one will be denied due to inability to pay. All children younger than 18 years must be accompanied by an adult.
SUPPORT GROUP: The Chronic Fatigue and/or Fibromyalgia support group will meet 7 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 21, at the First Presbyterian Church, 256 Mahoning Ave., Warren. For information, call330-847-7001.
VOLUNTEER TRAINING: The Help Hotline Crisis Center is offering free training classes for people interested in volunteering for the 24-hour hotline.
Classes will meet from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on six consecutive Mondays, beginning Feb. 21, through March 28; and on April 2 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Help Hotline at 330-747-2696.
LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER: The American Cancer Society's Look Good Feel Better Program will be 10 a.m. to noon on Feb. 21, in the Clayman Room in the Tod Building at Forum Health's Northside Medical Center on Gypsy Lane in Youngstown.
Look Good Feel Better is a two-hour class that teaches women how to regain the confidence they had before treatment began by improving their physical appearance.
Registration is required for all Look Good Feel Better programs. To register call the American Cancer Society toll free at 888-227-6446, Option 2.
FLU CLINIC: The clinic will be from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. daily at Warren West Community Health Center, 716 Tod Ave., Warren. Medicaid and Medicare will be accepted. All others are $20 each. Walk-ins are welcome. For more information, call 330-373-0222.
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT: The Community Mental Health Support Group meets 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren; and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the church. This group is for those with or those who know someone with a mental illness. For more information, call the church at 330-392-6276.
FREE WORKOUT: The Q Club Fitness Facility offers a free workout the third Saturday morning of each month. Offered are cardio classes, zumba and water classes. For more information, call 330-856-4777.
CHRISTIAN CANCER SUPPORT GROUP: Christian Cancer Support Group meets 6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month, 1228 Niles-Vienna Road. There will be fellowship, food and faith-based support. For registration and more information, call Jean at 330-856-1634 and leave a message.
NAMI: The NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Mahoning Valley daytime support group meets from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the first and third Thursday of each month at the Girard Free Library, corner of North Avenue and Broadway. The NAMI Mahoning Valley evening support group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at D&E Center, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. For more information, call Dianna at 330-540-8583.
POSTPARTUM SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL: The group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the first and third Thursday of every month at the D&E Counseling Center, 142 Javit Court, Austintown. For more information, contact Jodi at 330-207-1385 or jodipoemonline.org.
PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP: The group meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road N.E. For more information, call Beverly at 330-856-4286.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL: Open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, located next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. Call 330-652-7542 to register.
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