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Health notes

PFLAG TO MEET: Youngstown Area PFLAG (Parents, Families, Friends, and Allies) will have its monthly support meeting 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown, in the parish room behind the church. Youngstown Area PFLAG is a support, education and advocacy group united with LGBT people to move equality forward.

Meetings are free and confidential. Directions and a map can be found at www.youngs townpflag.org.

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. Aug. 19. A special clinic day is set for 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 28.

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 and participants are asked to bring an insurance card.

For information, call 330-841-2596.

GRIEF SHARE: Grief Share will meet 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Life Church Reach Center, 201 S. Leavitt Road, Leavittsburg. For information, call 330-898-1131. Register online go to www.griefshare.org

CHRONIC FATIGUE: Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Support Group meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at the First Presbyterian Church, Warren.

For information, call Judy at 330-872-7206.

RECOVERY, INT.: Recovery, International, a self-help mental health group, will meet 7 p.m. today at Christ Church Presbyterian Church, 1933 Canfield Road. For information, call 330-747-1176.

OSTOMY SUPPORT: The Youngstown area Ostomy Support Group will meet 6 to 7 p.m. today at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, 8401 Market St., Boardman. This is a nonprofit, self-help support group and family and friends are welcome to attend.

For information, contact Anna Fitzgerald at 330-480-3440 or email Anna-Fitzgerald@mercy.com.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUPS: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter makes Alzheimer’s caregiver support groups available free, open to all caregivers, family members and friends with a loved one affected by any form of dementia.

• Howland — 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE;

• North Jackson — 2 p.m. third Monday, Antonine Sisters Adult Day Center, 2675 North Lipkey Road;

• Warren — 10 a.m. third Wednesday, Trumbull Regional Medical Center, Conference Room F, 1350 E. Market St.

Groups meet monthly. For more information or to confirm, contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.

SOMEPLACE SAFE PROGRAM: Someplace Safe Inc. Support Group, open to all survivors of domestic / intimate partner violence, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. every other week, July 24 through Nov. 13, at the Howland Public Library Community Room, 9095 E. Market St., Warren, for the first meeting.

A complete schedule of dates and meeting places will be posted on the Facebook page or contact Susan at 330-393-3005. Light refreshments will be provided. For child care, ages 5 to 14, call Alyssa Norman at the above number.

HELP GROUP: Lighthouse, a group for recovering addicts and anyone struggling mentally, physically, spiritually and emotionally for any reason, meets 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Warren Revival Center, 4400 W. Market St., Leavittsburg.

For more information, call Jackie at 330-898-4295.

GRIEF RECOVERY GROUPS: Grief Recovery instructional support groups meet 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Kelley-Robb-Cummins Funeral Home Care Center, next to the funeral home, 709 N. Main St., Hubbard. Groups are led by Philip Roland and open to those who have suffered the loss of a loved one.

For information, contact Bill or Candee at the funeral home, 330-534-1952.

PARKINSON’S PROGRAM: Hillside Rehabilitation Hospital’s 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 www.vcprograms.net.

PEER TO PEER SUPPORT: Domestic abuse support group for all types of abusive relationships: emotional, verbal or physical, is held from 6 to 7 p.m., the third Sunday of the month at Howland United Methodist Church, 730 Howland Wilson Road NE, Warren. For more information, contact the church office at 330-856-3463. If you have any questions, contact the church office (330) 856-3463.

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.

TCMHRB MEETINGS: Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board, 4076 Youngstown Road SE, Suite 201, Warren, monthly meeting calendar for August:

• Suicide Prevention Coalition, 3 p.m. today, Board Conference Room;

• FCFC Council Meeting, 8:30 a.m. Thursday, TMHA First Floor Conference Room A;

• Voices of Youth Committee, 1 p.m. Thursday, Board Conference Room.

• ASAP Coalition, 9:30 a.m. Aug. 20, TMHA First Floor Conference Room A;

• FCFC Executive meeting, 8:30 a.m. Aug. 22, Board Conference Room ;

• Adult Mental health First Aid, 8 a.m. Aug. 23, TMHA First Floor Conference Room A;

• United Way at Work Day, 9 a.m. Aug. 23, Eastwood Mall, Niles.

MVI HOSPICE CARE: Bereavement support groups are free to anyone who has lost a loved one, including a pet. Contact 330-759-9487 for information.

Sessions are 1 to 3 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at First Presbyterian Church of Warren Fellowship Hall, 256 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren; and 1 to 3 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month and 6 to 8 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at the Boardman Park Georgeanna Parker Administration Building, 375 Boardman Poland Road.

ST. JOE’S AT THE MALL, Eastwood Mall, Niles. Hours 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. 330-652-7542. Summer hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Sept. 9.

• Free blood pressure screenings — 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday to Thursday and 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday;

• Strong Bones Program — Free 12-week program of personalized strength training for those with osteoporosis or low-bone density.

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