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Health notes

MOBILE MAMMOGRAMS: Mercy Health-Youngstown announced the following mobile mammography screening dates at locations near you in June. For more information or to schedule your mammogram, call 330-480-2654.

• Wednesday – 8 to 10:30 a.m., Mercy Health – North Lima Primary Care, 9471 Market St., North Lima.

• Wednesday – 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mercy Health – Eisenhower Primary Care, 7341 Eisenhower Drive, Boardman.

• Thursday – 8 to 11 a.m., St. Joe’s at the Mall, 5555 Youngstown Warren Road #202, Niles.

• Thursday – 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Niles Wellness Center, 213 Sharkey Drive, Niles.

• Friday – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mercy Health – Austintown Primary Care, 5533 Mahoning Ave., Austintown.

• June 26 – 8 to 10:30 a.m., Mercy Health – Talsman Primary Care, 61 Talsman Drive, Canfield.

• June 26 – 11:45 a.m. – 2 p.m., Mercy Health – Trailwood Primary Care, 900 Trailwood Drive, Boardman.

OAK STREET ACTIVITIES: Oak Street Health Community Room, 3551 Belmont Ave. #19b, Youngstown, offers the following activities for June. For information or to RSVP, call 234-201-1176.

• Every Thursday – 11 a.m., Muscle Strength and Balance Exercise Class for Seniors. All levels welcome. SilverSneakers membership accepted but not required.

• Thursday – 11 a.m., Gardening class.

• Friday – 1 p.m., Juneteenth Celebration.

• June 28 – 1 p.m., Craft.

MCMHRB TO MEET: Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board will hold a board meeting at 5 p.m. on June 24, both at the CSB Building, 222 W. Federal St., Youngstown. Contact MCMHR Board office at 330-746-2959.

NAR-ANON GROUP TO MEET: NAR-ANON family group meeting is 7 p.m. on Wednesdays in Girard.

NAR-ANON was established to give support and hope to those who have a friend or loved one suffering from addiction. For more information, call 330-770-4576.

ADDICTION HELP MEETINGS: SMART Recovery’s four-point program is the organization’s flagship secular program serving those with addictive behavior, including both substance and activity / process addictions. Trained volunteer facilitators lead effective mutual support group discussions from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday on topics such as building and maintaining motivation; coping with urges and cravings; managing thoughts, feelings and behaviors; and living a balanced life.

Read the program description at https://meetings.smartrecovery.org/meetings/7343.

All meetings are free and no registration is needed.

Health notes

LUPUS SUPPORT: Trumbull Mahoning Lupus Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. today at Panera Bread, U.S. Route 422, Niles. Meetings are free. Call Rhonda at 330-978-3749.

SELF-HELP GROUP MEETS: Recovery International, a community self-help mental health group, will meet at 2 p.m. today at Michael Kusalaba Public Library, 2815 Mahoning Ave. in Youngstown. For more information, call 330-747-1176.

HEALTH FAIR: Bess Purpose Inc. is hosting a Community Health Fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. todayat the Mill Creek Community Center, 496 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown. Call 330-299-7000 or go to besspurpose320#gmail.com.

MOBILE MAMMOGRAMS: Mercy Health-Youngstown announced the following mobile mammography screening dates and sites. For more information or to schedule a mammogram, call 330-480-2654.

• Today – 8 to 10:30 a.m., Mercy Health – Youngstown Primary Care, 2031 Belmont Ave., Youngstown.

• Wednesday – 8 to 10:30 a.m., Mercy Health – Churchill Primary Care, 4694 Belmont Ave., Youngstown.

• Wednesday – 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mercy Health – Struthers Primary Care, 53 State St., Struthers.

• Friday – 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Mount Calvary Pentecostal Church, 1812 Oak Hill, Youngstown.

• Friday – 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Windhaven House, 1012 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown.

• June 17 – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mercy Health – Stutz Primary Care, 3685 Stutz Drive, Canfield.

OSTOMY SUPPORT: The Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Woodland room at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, 8401 Market St., Boardman. Contact Anna Fitzgerald at Anna-Fitzgerald@mercy.com or 330-480-3440.

OAK STREET ACTIVITIES: Oak Street Health Community Room, 3551 Belmont Ave. #19b, Youngstown, offers the following activities for June. For information or to RSVP, call 234-201-1176.

• Every Thursday at 11a.m., Muscle Strength and Balance Exercise Class for seniors (all levels welcome. Silver sneakers membership accepted, but not required)

• Friday – 1 p.m., Father’s Day Party.

• June 20 – 11 a.m., Gardening class.

• June 21 – 1 p.m., Juneteenth Celebration.

• June 28 – 1 p.m., Craft.

MCMHRB TO MEET: Mahoning County Mental Health and Recovery Board will hold an executive committee at 5 p.m. June 17, and board meeting at 5 p.m. June 24, both at the CSB Building, 222 W. Federal St., Youngstown. Contact MCMHR Board office at 330-746-2959.

WALKING PROGRAM: The Vivo Center will participate in the Walk Wednesday program offered through the Stepping Out program provided and sponsored by Mercy Health.

The Vivo Center’s walk will be noon on Wednesdays, meeting at the downtown location of the Mocha House, 120 E. Boardman St. Participants will then walk to Wean Park.

The Thursday Wellness Walking Program is on hold. Contact the center at 234-232-7221. The Vivo Center is located on Wick Avenue.

NAR-ANON GROUP TO MEET: NAR-ANON family group meeting is 7 p.m. on Wednesdays in Girard. NAR-ANON was established to give support and hope to those who have a friend or loved one suffering from addiction. For more information, call 330-770-4576.

ADDICTION HELP MEETINGS: SMART Recovery’s four-point program is the organization’s flagship secular program serving those with addictive behavior, including both substance and activity / process addictions. Trained volunteer facilitators lead effective mutual support group discussions from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday on topics such as building and maintaining motivation; coping with urges and cravings; managing thoughts, feelings and behaviors; and living a balanced life.

Read the program description at https://meetings.smartrecovery.org/meetings/7343.

All meetings are free and no registration is needed.

MOBILE OFFICE: The Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission Mobile Office is onsite 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, at 330-740-2450.

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 location information, contact Mary Beth at 330-301-0891 or check OA.org for more meetings.

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.

DISPOSAL BAGS AT LIBRARIES: Mahoning County Public Health, in partnership with the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, distributed Deterra Drug Disposal Bags at various library locations. A limited supply will be available at each library location and one bag will be permitted per family. Safely deactivate and dispose of unneeded pills, patches, liquids, creams and films at home. Unneeded medications can be disposed of at permanent drop-off locations in the lobbies of various local law enforcement agencies and pharmacies.

ALZHEIMER NETWORK: The Alzheimer Network has scheduled the following volunteer support groups for Alzheimer’s caregivers. Call 330-788-9755.

* Austintown — 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road.

* Boardman — 7 p.m. second Wednesday of the month, St. Charles Catholic Church, just west of the intersection of U.S. Route 224 and Market Street, Boardman.

* Canfield — 10 a.m. fourth Friday of the month, Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St.

* Girard — 6 p.m. third Tuesday of the month, Guiding Light Presbyterian Church, 890 Churchill Road.

* Howland — 10 a.m. first Wednesday of the month, Children’s Rehabilitation Center, 855 Howland Wilson Road.

* Poland — noon, first Saturday of the month, Wickshire Senior Living, 355 W. McKinley Way, or call for time, third Thursday of the month, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2985 Center Road.

* Salem — 6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Emmanuel Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave.

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, and 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown.

* Free yoga, noon to 1 p.m. second Friday of the month, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown.

* Support through Expressive Arts, 6 p.m. third Monday of the month, Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown.

* Daytime Family Support Group, 11 a.m. first Thursday of the month, Girard Free Library, 105 Prospect St., Girard.

* Evening Family Support Group, 6 p.m. second Tuesday of the 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.

ADDICTION SCREENINGS: Anyone struggling with methamphetamine addiction may call Narconon to find treatment to end the web that traps people in those in addiction. Visit https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/understanding-meth-addiction.html or call 800-431-1754 for free screenings or referrals.

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

The support groups meet at:

* North Jackson — 2 p.m. third Monday of the month, Antonine Sisters Adult Day Center, 2675 N. Lipkey Road.

* Canfield — 1:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St.

Contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24 / 7 Helpline at 800-272-3900 for more information.

FREE FITNESS PROGRAM: The Stepping Out Program offers free fitness classes and activities online and in person throughout the Mahoning Valley. Contact Doris Bullock at 330-720-3293 or dibullock@mercy.com for information. For a schedule of virtual and in-person classes, visit www.mercy.com.

SENIOR SUPPORT: The Senior Support Action Group is a volunteer-based program that provides services to homebound seniors in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. It provides monthly food boxes, transportation to medical appointments and a phone pals companionship program. For more information or to sign up for services, call 330-424-7877, ext. 2.

Health notes

SELF-HELP GROUP MEETS: Recovery International, a community self-help mental health group, will meet at 2 p.m. June 11 at Michael Kusalaba Public Library, 2815 Mahoning Ave. For more information, call 330-747-1176.

MOBILE MAMMOGRAMS: Mercy Health-Youngstown announced the following mobile mammography screening dates at locations near you in June. For more information or to schedule your mammogram, call 330-480-2654.

• Thursday — 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mercy Health-Cornersburg / Brandywine Primary Care, 2955 Canfield Road, Youngstown.

• June 11 — 8 to 10:30 a.m., Mercy Health-Youngstown Primary Care, 2031 Belmont Ave., Youngstown.

• Mercy Health-Youngstown announced the following mobile mammography screening dates at locations near you in June.

• June 12 — 8 to 10:30 a.m., Mercy Health-Churchill Primary Care, 4694 Belmont Ave., Youngstown.

• June 12 — 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mercy Health-Struthers Primary Care, 53 State St., Struthers.

• June 14 — 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Mount Calvary Pentecostal Church, 1812 Oak Hill, Youngstown.

• June 14 – 11:45 a.m. to 2 p.m., Windhaven House, 1012 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown.

OSTOMY SUPPORT: The Youngstown Area Ostomy Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. June 12 at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital, 8401 Market St., Boardman, Woodland Room (second floor). The group offers education, encouragement and support to anyone whose life is affected by an ostomy. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Anna Fitzgerald at Anna-Fitzgerald@mercy.com or call 330-480-3440.

LEARN TO SWIM: The Davis Family YMCA is offering a free opportunity for children to learn how to swim. There will be community swim lessons each night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., through Friday at the Central YMCA branch in downtown Youngstown. Register online at ymcayo.org/davis-family-ymca/.

DENTAL CLINIC: Remote Area Medical, a nonprofit provider of pop-up clinics delivering free, quality dental, vision and medical care to those in need, will host a free, two-day dental-only clinic Saturday and Sunday at Sharon Senior High School, 1129 E. State St., Sharon, Pa. This clinic is in collaboration with the Buhl Regional Health Foundation. All services are free, and no ID is required.

Free dental services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Sunday’s clinic operations will be an abbreviated day, so patients are advised to arrive as early as possible. The patient parking lot will open no later than 11:59 p.m. Friday and remain open for the duration of the clinic. Once in the parking lot, additional information regarding clinic opening processes and next steps will be provided. Clinic doors open at 6 a.m. For more information, to donate or to volunteer, visit www.ramusa.org or call 865-579-1530. Patients may also visit https://fb.me/e/3hLPeZBhI.

Services available at the free clinic include dental cleanings, dental fillings, dental extractions and dental X-rays. In some situations, such as inclement weather, volunteer cancellations or other circumstances, the parking lot may open earlier or a smaller number of patients may be served. Clinic closing time may vary based on each service area’s daily capacity.

HEALTH FAIR: Bess Purpose Inc. is hosting a community health fair 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 11 at the Mill Creek Community Center, 496 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown. For more information, call 330-299-7000 or go to besspurpose320@gmail.com.

SUICIDE SUPPORT: Jewish Family & Community Services is now offering a 10-week survivors of suicide support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. The group will meet noon to 1 p.m. every other Monday for 10 weeks at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown. To register, contact Laura at 330-746-7929, ext. 243 or lhaas@jewishyoungstown.org.

here is a limit of 10 participants, who will meet in this closed group.

WALKING PROGRAM: The Vivo Center will begin participating in the Walk Wednesday program offered through the Stepping Out program provided and sponsored by Mercy Health. The Vivo Center’s walk will be at noon on Wednesday, meeting at the downtown location of the Mocha House, 120 East Boardman St., and walking to Wean Park. The Thursday Wellness Walking Program is on hold. For more information, contact the center at 234-232-7221.

NAR-ANON GROUP TO MEET: NAR-ANON family group meeting is 7 p.m. on Wednesdays in Girard. NAR-ANON was established to give support and hope to those who have a friend or loved one suffering from addiction. For more information, call 330-770-4576.

ADDICTION HELP MEETINGS: SMART Recovery’s four-point program is the organization’s flagship secular program serving those with addictive behavior, including both substance and activity / process addictions. Trained volunteer facilitators lead effective mutual support group discussions from noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday on topics such as building and maintaining motivation; coping with urges and cravings; managing thoughts, feelings and behaviors; and living a balanced life.

Read the program description at https://meetings.smartrecovery.org/meetings/7343.

All meetings are free and no registration is needed.

MOBILE OFFICE: The Mahoning County Veterans Service Commission Mobile Office is onsite 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, at 330-740-2450.

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 location information, contact Mary Beth at 330-301-0891 or check OA.org for more meetings.

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.

DISPOSAL BAGS AT LIBRARIES: Mahoning County Public Health, in partnership with the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, distributed Deterra Drug Disposal Bags at various library locations. A limited supply will be available at each library location and one bag will be permitted per family. Safely deactivate and dispose of unneeded pills, patches, liquids, creams and films at home. Unneeded medications also can be disposed of at permanent drop-off locations that can be found in the lobbies of various local law enforcement agencies and pharmacies.

ALZHEIMER NETWORK: The Alzheimer Network has scheduled the following volunteer support groups for Alzheimer’s caregivers. Call 330-788-9755 for information.

* Austintown — 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road.

* Boardman — 7 p.m. second Wednesday of the month, St. Charles Catholic Church, just west of the intersection of U.S. Route 224 and Market Street, Boardman.

* Canfield — 10 a.m. fourth Friday of the month, Canfield Christian Church, 123 S. Broad St.

* Girard — 6 p.m. third Tuesday of the month, Guiding Light Presbyterian Church, 890 Churchill Road.

* Howland — 10 a.m. first Wednesday of the month, Children’s Rehabilitation Center, 855 Howland Wilson Road.

* Poland — noon, first Saturday of the month, Wickshire Senior Living, 355 W. McKinley Way, or call for time, third Thursday of the month, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2985 Center Road.

* Salem — 6:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Emmanuel Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave.

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, and 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month, Alta Care Building, 142 Javit Court, Austintown.

* Free yoga, noon to 1 p.m. second Friday of the month, 201 Wick Ave., Youngstown.

* Support through Expressive Arts, 6 p.m. third Monday of the month, Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown.

* Daytime Family Support Group, 11 a.m. first Thursday of the month, Girard Free Library, 105 Prospect St., Girard.

* Evening Family Support Group, 6 p.m. second Tuesday of the 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.

ADDICTION SCREENINGS: Anyone struggling with methamphetamine addiction may call Narconon to find treatment to end the web that traps people in those in addiction. Visit https://www.narcononnewliferetreat.org/blog/understanding-meth-addiction.html or call 800-431-1754 for free screenings or referrals.

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

The support groups meet at:

* North Jackson — 2 p.m. third Monday of the month, Antonine Sisters Adult Day Center, 2675 N. Lipkey Road.

* Canfield — 1:30 p.m. fourth Tuesday of the month, Canfield United Methodist Church, 27 S. Broad St.

Contact the Alzheimer’s Association 24 / 7 Helpline at 800-272-3900 for more information.

FREE FITNESS PROGRAM: The Stepping Out Program offers free fitness classes and activities online and in person throughout the Mahoning Valley. Contact Doris Bullock at 330-720-3293 or dibullock@mercy.com for information. For a schedule of virtual and in-person classes, visit www.mercy.com.

SENIOR SUPPORT: The Senior Support Action Group is a volunteer-based program that provides services to homebound seniors in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties. It provides monthly food boxes, transportation to medical appointments and a phone pals companionship program. For more information or to sign up for services, call 330-424-7877, ext. 2.

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