Health notes

ADDICTION SCREENINGS: Narconon can help families take steps to help someone in the family overcome addiction. Call 800-431-1754 for free screenings or referrals, or to learn more, visit

GRIEFSHARE: “Stuck” is the topic for the next GriefShare meeting, 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Life Church, Leavittsburg Campus, 610 S. Leavitt Road.

For more information, call Life Church of God, 330-898-1131. For information about GriefShare or to register online go to

MINDFUL LIVING: Mindful Living with Hillside Health Living Seminars are free. The course is offered once a month and reservations are necessary by calling 330-841-3607.

“Using Guided Imagery to Improve Health and Well-Being” will be presented by Dr. Daniel Winkle of Steward Medical Group and Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital, 8747 Squires Lane NE, Howland.

The November course will be 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 29 at The Center for Sound Therapy, 7250 West Blvd., Suite, 1, Boardman. The topic is “Sound Bath Experience” and the presenters are Maria and Calvin Wagner from The Center for Sound Therapy.

HEALING FOR THE HURTING: The Corner House Christian Church, 6954 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard, is hosting a support group for separation or loss, including by death, dismemberment, divorce, job loss or loss of direction and purpose in life, 2 p.m. Oct. 27 and Nov. 10. Additional sessions are to be determined.

CIRCLE OF HOPE: Circle of Hope, a support group for those with a mental health diagnosis, meets 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Mondays of each month at Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Ave. NW, Warren.

For more information, call 330-502-8103.

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: The Warren Health District, 258 E. Market St., Warren, will hold child immunization clinics 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 29.

All clinics are walk-ins with no appointment necessary. An updated shot record for each visit is required. A $21.25 administration fee is charged. Medicaid is accepted. Bring an insurance card. For information, call 330-841-2596.

HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS: Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care’s “Change Your Future” campaign is seeking volunteers for assisted living and nursing facilities. Volunteers read, play cards or music, or do arts and crafts with patients, bring their pets, or run errands and provide respite for family members.

For information, contact Ashley Green at 330-899-9100 or or visit



TCMH SCHEDULE: Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board September meeting schedule is:

• County-Wide Orientation, 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. today, TMHA First Floor Conference Room B;

• ASAP Coalition, 9:30 a.m. today, TMHA First Floor Conference Room A;

• Board of Directors Meeting, 4:30 p.m. today, TMHA First Floor Conference Room A;

• Voices of Youth Committee, 1 p.m. Thursday, YWCA 375 North Park Ave., Warren;

• ASAP Orientation, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 25, TMHA First Floor Conference Room A;

• Board Budget and Finance Committee, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Board Conference Room.

PARKINSON’S PROGRAM: Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital fitness program for people with Parkinson’s disease meets 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Fridays at the hospital, 8747 Squires Lane NE, Howland.

For information or to register, call 330-841-3893 or visit

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: Class is 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Warren Revival Center Fellowship Hall, 4000 W. Market St., Leavittsburg.

Call 330-898-4295 for information.

WELLNESS CLINICS: Shepherd of the Valley is offering wellness clinics at each of its locations in Trumbull County. A nurse will check blood pressure and blood glucose levels.

The clinics are 10 to 11 a.m. the second Wednesdays monthly at 1500 McKinley Ave., Niles, and fourth Wednesdays at 4100 North River Road, Howland.

For information, call 330-530-4041 or email mhoskins@shepherdofthe

HEALTH DEPARTMENT VACCINATIONS: The Trumbull County Combined Health District offers vaccinations to children and adults. For information, call 330-675-2590, Ext. 3. Adult TB testing is available by appointment.

WELLNESS CENTER PROGRAMS: The Niles Wellness Center offers the following programs. To register, call the center at 330-349-9355 or email or Lynda Briach at

• Free SilverSneakers class for members — 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays;

• Yoga with Tricia — 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Mats are provided;

• Spinning class — 6:30 p.m. Mondays, 7 p.m. Thursdays, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. Free for SilverSneakers and Fitness members.