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SURVIVORSHIP PICNIC: Mercy Health’s annual Survivorship Picnic will take place 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Eastwood Field in Niles.

Guests will join other survivors in celebrating at the event. Tickets include entry to the picnic, admittance to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers game that evening, and a $5 credit toward concessions.

Survivors and guests will enjoy a picnic style meal, games, prizes and a tribute to survivors. Spaces are limited, and are first-come, first-served.

To RSVP, call 330-965-5410 or email LAdorno@mercy.com. Leave a detailed message with name, phone number and if you are bringing a guest.

OA MEETS: Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Mondays. OA is for anyone with addictive problems with food, including compulsive overeating, bulimia, anorexia and other food-related problems. For further information on location, contact Mary Beth at 330-301-0891 or check OA.org for more meetings.

MOBILE OFFICE: The Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission Mobile Office is on site 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at the Carl Nunziato VA Outpatient Clinic, 1815 Belmont Ave., Youngstown. Anyone with questions regarding VA or Mahoning County benefits, or who needs to file a VA claim, can stop in. For more information, contact Susan Krawchyk, executive director, Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission, at 330-740-250.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY: Celebrate Recovery, a support group to help those recovering from addiction or any kind of mental health issue, meets 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at 6779 Belmont Ave., Girard.

JACBCC MAMMOGRAPHY UNIT: The Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center Mobile Mammography Unit will be at OCCHA, 3660 Shirley Road, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday.

PROGRAM TO DELIVER GOODS: Life is Good No Matter What helps adults with cancer in northeast Ohio who may be unable to leave their homes. The Good Delivery Program seeks to deliver goods in the form of dinner, flowers / plants, groceries, craft beer and up to $75 toward bills.

Both traditional escapes and the Good Delivery Program are open to all adults battling cancer. Visit www.lifeisgoodnomat

terwhat.org to nominate someone or learn more.

NAMI OFFERS SUPPORT: National Alliance on Mental Illness Mahoning Valley offers support and education for individuals and families dealing with mental illness.

• Family To Family, for families dealing with a member who has mental illness, and Peer to Peer, for individuals dealing with mental illness, meet periodically;

• Connection support groups, 2:15 p.m. Thursdays, Community Center, 1344 Fifth Ave., Youngstown;

•Connection support groups, 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown;

• Free yoga, noon to 1 p.m. second Friday of each month, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown;

• Support through Expressive Arts, 6 pm. every third Monday, Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown;

• Daytime Family Support Group meets 11 a.m. the first Thursday of the month at the Girard Library, 105 Prospect St., Girard;

• Evening Family Support Group meets 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown.

Email info@namimahoningvalley.org, call 330-727-9268 or visit the website at www.namimahoningvalley.org for more information.


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