Health notes

VACCINE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Volunteers with various medical licenses who actively are practicing or are retired with an active license are highly encouraged to support response efforts to the COVID-19 vaccination program by signing up for the Mahoning County Medical Reserve Corps. Non-medical adult volunteers are needed to assist and can sign up also.

To join, visit www.ohioresponds.odh.ohio.gov. Interested persons who live in a county that does not have an MRC unit may elect to register in a neighboring county.

Medical providers can enroll to participate in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Any facility licensed by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy to administer or provide vaccination services is eligible to enroll as a potential COVID-19 Provider. More information can be found at the following link: https://odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/covid-19-vaccine-provider/ohio-covid-19-provider-enrollment.

TCMHRB MEETINGS: The February calendar for the Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board, 4076 Youngstown Road SE, Suite 201, Warren, includes:

• Program Committee meeting, 4:30 p.m. today. Join Zoom Meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85654037190?pwd=TmdU U0l0QktZcFA5bzM3NHU5OEZ GUT09 with meeting ID 856 5403 7190 and passcode 316178. Or dial In to 929-205-6099 or 312-626-6799;

• Trauma Informed Care Steering Committee meeting, 3 p.m. Feb. 8. Please join my meeting at: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/977661877. Or dial in to 571-317-3122 with access code: 977-661-877;

• ASAP Education Subcommittee meeting, 11 a.m. Feb. 11. Join Zoom meeting at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87550579772? pwd=a0lRcnRJbWxralZ4cHN nQUt2dGE5UT09 with meeting ID 875 5057 9772 and passcode 090238. Or dial in to 929-205-6099 or 312-626-6799.

ALZHEIMER’S VIRTUAL Q&A: The Alzheimer’s Association Greater East Ohio Area Chapter will hold a question-and-answer session today (Feb. 9) on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia.

The virtual Coffee with a Care Consultant will occur 9 to 10 a.m. via video conference with Alzheimer’s Association clinical manager Karen Elliott, who will answer any disease questions, provide suggestions for caregiving-related concerns and offer information about available resources.

To participate, call or email Samantha Sathre at 234-284-2754 or ssathre@alz.org to obtain access information for the event.

For information on the association, visit www.alz.org or call the 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900.

GLENBEIGH OFFERS FREE VIRTUAL SUPPORT: Glenbeigh Outpatient Center of Niles, 29 North Road, Niles, as part of its response to the limitations placed on social interactions, is offering its Bridges to Recovery discussions through a series of Zoom events.

Join Glenbeigh for online recovery support with other people in recovery with alcohol and drug addictions. These virtual sessions are free and open to the entire recovery community.

Connect for various topics, by linking through www.facebook.com/glenbeighhospital or by texting the word “Glenbeigh” to 41411 to receive meeting information. More information is available at www.glenbeigh.com/events.

ADDICTION HELP: Addiction help is available through Coleman Access Center, 552 N. Park Ave., Warren. For information, call 330-392-1100 or 211.

For information about program sponsor, Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board, visit www.trumbullmhrb.org or call 330-675-2765.

PEER-TO-PEER SUPPORT: Domestic abuse support groups are available for all types of abusive relationships — emotional, verbal or physical.

For more information, call 330-856-3463.

PSYCARE OFFERING TELEHEALTH: PsyCare is providing phone-based or video-based mental health services through its clinics in Austintown, Boardman, Cortland, East Liverpool, Howland, Liberty and Struthers.

Visit the PsyCare website at www.psycare.com or call 800-242-4604.

ADDICTION THERAPY AVAILABLE: PsyCare Inc., 2980 Belmont Ave., Liberty, offers a clinical therapy program to treat individuals with substance abuse and drug addiction issues. Family members are also welcome.

Assessments can be scheduled by calling 330-759-2310.

SUPPORT GROUP: For information about the Circle of Hope, a support group for those with mental health diagnosis, call 330-502-8103.

HELP GROUP: For information about Lighthouse, a group for recovering addicts and anyone struggling mentally, physically, spiritually or emotionally for any reason, call 330-898-4295.

LUPUS SUPPORT: For information about the Trumbull Mahoning Lupus Support Group, call 330-978-3749.


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