MOOD DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP EXPANDS TO TRUMBULL: Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance groups are open to anyone who is diagnosed with a mood disorder, has a family member or friend who is diagnosed, or who thinks they might have depression or bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression).
DBSA support groups are not run by professionals. The groups offer peer-to-peer support which is an important component of recovery from mental illness for many people.
For more information, including meeting location(s) and times, visit the website www.tricountydbsa.org or call 234-517-1470.
Meetings in Trumbull County will be held 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays, at the community Solutions Association office, 320 High St. N.E., Warren.
Meetings in Youngstown will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, at Help Hotline Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.
GIRARD HEALTH BOARD TO MEET: The regular meeting of the Girard City Board of Health will be held today at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, upstairs of the City Building.
FLU SHOTS OFFERED AT MYCAP: The Mahoning Youngstown Community Action Partnership and the Walgreens at the corner of Gypsy Lane and Belmont Avenue in Youngstown are providing flu shots from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, at the MYCAP office, 1325 Fifth Ave., Youngstown.
Individuals who live in Mahoning County and who are 14 years of age and older are eligible to receive their shot. Each person should bring valid identification, private insurance card and, if applicable, the correct co-payment; and a public insurance card, such as the Ohio Medicaid or Medicare card. Vouchers to offset the cost of the flu shot are available to the first 100 people who do not have any medical health insurance coverage.
People do not need to make an appointment ahead of time, but they should bring the necessary documentation so they may move through the process quicker.
For more information about the flu shots, call MYCAP in Youngstown at 330-747-7921, or the Walgreens on Belmont Avenue at 330-746-4814.
ALZHEIMER GROUP TO MEET: Alzheimer Network Family Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Girard Free Library, 105 East Prospect St., and at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Sunrise Assisted Living of Poland, 335 W. McKinley Way. For information call 330-788-9755.
CELEBRATE RECOVERY CLASS PLANNED: A class using "Celebrate Recovery" material is open to all and will be held 6:30 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at the Warren Revival Center Fellowship Hall, 4000 W. Market St., Leavittsburg. For more information, call 330-898-4295.
ACCESS HEALTH HELPS UNINSURED: Access Health Mahoning Valley matches uninsured adults aged 19 to 64 who have household incomes below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines and don't qualify for Medicaid, Medicare or other programs with no cost volunteer doctors in Trumbull and Mahoning counties. To apply, call 330-373-0703.
FREE LUNG SCREENINGS: Sharon Regional Health System is offering free lung cancer screenings as part of an ongoing community effort to aid in the early detection of lung cancer. The screenings are for individuals who meet criteria for being at high risk for developing lung cancer and include a chest CT study.
For information or to register for the free screening, call 724-983-5518 or 800-346-7997.
BRIDGES GROUP TO MEET: Bridges, a free mental health educational 10-week course, will meet 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, 1350 E. Market St., Warren. Call Nancy at 330-747-5111 to sign up.
NILES OFFERS IMMUNIZATIONS: Niles City Health Department, 34 W. State St., is offering an immunization clinic from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Child's immunization records are needed, and the child should be feeling well, with no illness, fever or rash. Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
GIRARD OFFERS FLU SHOT: The Girard City Health Department will offer flu vaccines between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the health department at 330-545-6048.
FLU CLINIC TO BE HELD: A flu clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. daily at Warren West Community Health Center, 716 Tod Ave., Warren. Walk-ins are welcome.
For more information, call 330-373-0222.
MS GROUP MEETS: The MS Support Group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at the Knights of Columbus Warren Council, 1947 E. Market St., Warren. For more information and to confirm meeting, contact Kevin at 330-306-8399 or email Kevincode7@aol.com.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET: A cancer support group meets 7 p.m. every third Thursday at Calvary Bible Church, 2878 Warren Meadville Road, Cortland.
For more information, call Tom at 330-772-3652.
PROGRAM OFFERED FOR DEALING WITH ISSUES: An eight-step Christian program based on the Beatitudes is open to anyone dealing with a life-controlling habit or issue. It meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at the Bloomfield Recovery Center, 10113 Creaser Ashtabula Road, Bloomfield.
For more details, call 330-599-2402.
ST. JOE'S AT THE MALL: Open 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays next to Sears at the Eastwood Mall. For registration or more information, call 330-652-7542.
Free blood pressure screenings from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m. Monday and 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Flu shots are now available. Call for an appointment.
STRONG BONES, STRONG PEOPLE: Free, 12-week program of personalized strength training for those who have osteoporosis, low bone density or at-risk to improve muscle strength and nutrition. Call for an appointment.
St. Joe's at the Mall is a SilverSneakers site. Those with the Medicare Part C plan may be eligible. Call 330-652-7542 or stop in for more information.
MONTHLY EXERCISE CLASSES: Exercise time with Lana - Mondays at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 and 10 a.m. This is a weekly group aerobic exercise class with a personal fitness trainer. Silver Slippers low impact exercise (chair and standing) takes place on Mondays at 10 a.m. and Thursday at 10 a.m. Zumba Gold classes are weekly at 8:45 a.m. on Tuesday and Thursday.
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