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DOC TO RECEIVE ASTRO DESIGNATION: William F. Demas, M.D., FACR, a radiation oncologist at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center at Salem Regional Medical Center, has been selected to receive the distinguished American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Fellow designation. ASTRO is the world’s largest society for radiation oncology professionals and this honor recognizes select individuals who have demonstrated exceptional service to the field of radiation oncology and cancer care.

Awarded annually since 2006, the ASTRO Fellows program recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to radiation oncology through research, education, patient care and / or service to the field. Since its inception, the Fellow designation has been awarded to just 366 of ASTRO’s more than 10,000 members worldwide.

Dr. Demas will receive his honor at a virtual awards ceremony Oct. 27 during ASTRO’s 62nd annual meeting.

VIRTUAL WALKING PROGRAM: The American Heart Association and Sharon Regional Medical Center are providing a free, virtual community walking program that gets people moving during the pandemic.

The initiative, called “Healthy For Good,” will run through the Mercer / Lawrence Heart Walk on Sept. 26. Anyone can join the group through the Healthy Steps Virtual Walking Program Facebook page.

For more information about the walking program, contact Jessica Doudrick at the American Heart Association at 717-891-8122 or Lisa DiMuccio-Zgela at Sharon Regional Medical Center at 724-983-7474.

VALLEY COUNSELING OPERATING: Valley Counseling Services continues to provide mental health services to residents of the Mahoning Valley throughout the viral outbreak. Necessary precautions will be taken to keep clients and staff safe.

Most services will be phone-based or video-based. Clients do not need to cancel their appointment. Instead they will receive therapy, case management, nursing and psychiatry services in the safety of their home.

Visit the website at vcs.fcsserves.org or call 330-399-6451 for more information.

PEER-TO-PEER SUPPORT: Domestic abuse support groups are available for all types of abusive relationships — emotional, verbal or physical. For more information, contact 330-856-3463.

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

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

ADDICTION SCREENINGS: Narconon can help families take steps to help someone overcome addiction. Call 800-431-1754 for free screenings or referrals.

For information, visit www.nar cononnewliferetreat.org/blog/ intervention-101.

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.

ONE HEALTH OFFERS TELEHEALTH: ONE Health Ohio offers telehealth appointments to patients for medical, behavioral health, chronic care management, dietetics and medication-assisted treatment services. Call 877-722-3303 or visit www.onehealthohio.org.

Telehealth appointments for medication-assisted treatment and counseling are available through RISE Recovery by contacting 844-652-8219. RISE Recovery also remains open for in-office visits, dependent on appointment type.

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

For more information, go to www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/daily-care/daily-care-plan. Help is available 24 / 7 at the helpline, 800-272-3900.

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ALZHEIMER’S CONFERENCE: The 2020 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), a global forum to advance dementia science, is going virtual this year on July 27 through 31. The conference is free and open to the research community and the public. To register, go to: www.alz.org/aaic.

The Alzheimer’s Association is leading the fight to find a cure and to help families impacted by the disease. There is a 24/7 Helpline available at 800-272-3900.

VALLEY COUNSELING OPERATING: Valley Counseling Services continues to provide mental health services to residents of the Mahoning Valley throughout the governor’s stay — safe recommendations. Necessary precautions will be taken to keep clients and staff safe.

Most services will be phone-based or video-based. Clients do not need to cancel their appointment. Instead they will receive therapy, case management, nursing and psychiatry services in the safety of their home.

Visit the website at vcs.fcs serves.org or call 330-399-6451 for more information.

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

For more information, contact the church office at 330-856-3463.

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

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

ADDICTION SCREENINGS: Narconon can help families take steps to help someone overcome addiction. Call 800-431-1754 for free screenings or referrals.

For information, visit www.narc ononnewliferetreat.org/blog/ intervention-101.

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.

ONE HEALTH OFFERS TELEHEALTH: ONE Health Ohio offers telehealth appointments to patients for medical, behavioral health, chronic care management, dietetics and medication-assisted treatment services. Call 877-722-3303 or visit www.onehealthohio.org.

Telehealth appointments for medication-assisted treatment and counseling are available through RISE Recovery by contacting 844-652-8219. RISE Recovery also remains open for in-office visits, dependent on appointment type.

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

For more information, go to www.alz.org/help-support/care giving/daily-care/daily-care-plan. Help is available at the helpline 800-272-3900.

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MALL TO PROMOTE WELL-BEING: To promote physical and mental well-being during this uncertain time, Southern Park Mall will host a weekly Summer Sweat Series. Southern Park Mall is hosting Samantha Womer from Creekside Fitness & Health Center, Pure Barre Youngstown and Body Temple Fitness to offer a free workout class every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the next eight weeks, beginning this week. For a full schedule of sessions, visit https://southernparkmall.com/events-news/event/summer-sweat-series.

To help reinforce social distancing measures, guests should bring their own water, yoga mats or other necessary equipment for each class. Workout stations will be marked off to keep guests six feet apart.

For additional information on Southern Park Mall and the Summer Sweat Series, please visit: southernparkmall.com/events-news/event/summer-sweat-series, call 330-758-4512 or like us on Facebook at facebook.com/SouthernParkMall and follow us on Twitter @SouthernPark and Insta gram@SouthernPark.

ONE HEALTH GRANT FINALIST: The ONE Health Ohio Dietetics and Nutrition Program has been recognized by siggi’s yogurt as a finalist in the siggi’s starters grant program. The program aims to help nutrition professionals implement a community nutrition program. Upon winning, ONE Health Ohio would utilize the funds at its newest location on the South Side of Youngstown. The program starters will award three $20,000 grants and offer ongoing mentorship from siggi’s to help bring the program to life. Members of the community can review the “ONE Health Grows” proposal and vote at www.siggis.com/ starters through Aug. 3.

Funding and support from the siggi’s starters program would help ONE Health Ohio to build a community garden and greenhouse to grow fresh produce to give away to patients.

ONE Health Ohio is a patient-centered medical home that provides integrated health care services, such as medical, dental and behavioral health, across eight health centers located in Youngstown, Warren, Newton Falls, Cortland and Alliance, and three medication-assisted treatment centers in Youngstown, Warren and Newton Falls. For more information, go to www.onehealthohio.org.

VALLEY COUNSELING OPERATING: Valley Counseling Services continues to provide mental health services to residents of the Mahoning Valley throughout the governor’s stay-safe recommendations. Necessary precautions will be taken to keep clients and staff safe.

Most services will be phone-based or video-based. Clients do not need to cancel their appointment. Instead they will receive therapy, case management, nursing and psychiatry services in the safety of their home.

Visit the website at vcs.fcsserves.org or call 330-399-6451 for more information.

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

For more information, contact the church office at 330-856-3463.

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

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

ADDICTION SCREENINGS: Narconon can help families take steps to help someone overcome addiction. Call 800-431-1754 for free screenings or referrals.

For information, visit www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/intervention-101.

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.

ONE HEALTH OFFERS TELEHEALTH: ONE Health Ohio offers telehealth appointments to patients for medical, behavioral health, chronic care management, dietetics and medication-assisted treatment services. Call 877-722-3303 or visit www.onehealthohio.org.

Telehealth appointments for medication-assisted treatment and counseling are available through RISE Recovery by contacting 844-652-8219. RISE Recovery also remains open for in-office visits, dependent on appointment type.

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

For more information, go to www.alz.org/help-support/caregiving/daily-care/daily-care-plan. Help is available 24 / 7 at the helpline 800-272-3900.

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