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HEALTH CALENDAR

TODAY

ADDICTION HELP: Support group for adult children of addiction and other dysfunctional families, 8-9 p.m., Clear Brook, Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort. Participants should park and enter at the building’s rear.

AL-ANON: noon, Triangle 24 Hour Club, Memorial Highway, Dallas (next to bowling alley); 7 p.m., Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, Medical Arts Building, 25 Church St., Wilkes-Barre (basement); 7 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 316 S. Mountain Boulevard, Mountain Top. Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

GASTRIC BYPASS SUPPORT: 6-8 p.m., Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. For information, call 864-3289.

GENTLE YOGA CLASS FOR CANCER PATIENTS: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Suite 120, Forty Fort. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to first class. A doctor’s note is required for cancer patients in treatment. Classes are open to the public, cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Cost is $7, age 60 and older $5. For information, call 714-8800.

MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP: 6 p.m., Tunkhannock United Methodist Church, second floor, Room 205, corner of Warren and Church streets, Tunkhannock. Call 836-2749 or 675-3977 for more information.

SENIORS EXERCISE: Group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults ages 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE CLINIC: 1-4 p.m., for Wilkes-Barre residents only. Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 208-4268.

TRAUMA SUPPORT: Destinations, day program for female trauma victims, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Nanticoke. Call Linda O’Boyle, 735-7590.

WEDNESDAY

ABUSE SUPPORT: Battered Women’s Support Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Domestic Violence Service Center, Wilkes-Barre. Call 823-7312 or (800) 424-5600.

ARTHRITIS AQUATIC PROGRAM: 2:30-3:15, Greater Pittston YMCA, 10 N. Main St., Pittston. Call 655-2255.

BATTERED WOMEN’S SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Domestic Violence Service Center, Wilkes-Barre. Call 823-7312 or (800) 424-5600.

BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT: 7 p.m., John Heinz Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, board room, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call Donna or Linda, 826-3888.

CO-DEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Edwardsville Apartment Complex community room, 9 Beverly Drive, Edwardsville. Call Nancy, 331-0235.

EATING DISORDERS: Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, 12-step program for people suffering from obesity, anorexia, bulimia and overeating, 7 p.m., Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg. Call Randi, 619-0589.

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: 1-4 p.m. Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Free for children ages six weeks to 18 years. Must have a current immunization record and call 208-4268 for an appointment.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Northeastern Pennsylvania Overeaters Anonymous beginners’ meeting, 7:30 p.m., Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call Diane, 822-6239, or go to www.oa.org.

SWING DANCE CLASSES: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Hazleton Health & Wellness Center aerobics room, 700 E. Broad St.

THURSDAY

AL-ANON: 10 a.m., Nebo Baptist Church, 75 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke (basement); 7 p.m., Brick United Methodist Church, 935 Foote Ave., Duryea; 7:30 p.m., Misericordia University, Mercy Center, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township (first building). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP: 6:30 p.m., Providence Place, 149 S. Hunter Highway, Drums. Call 788-7555.

FAMILIES HELPING FAMILIES: 6-8 p.m., education, information and resources for individuals, families and friends dealing with alcoholism and chemical dependency. Good Shepherd Church, 87 S. Hunter Highway, Drums. 823-1171.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: 7-8:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 52 E. 8th St., Wyoming. Facilitated by Pastor Jeffrey Klansek, non-denominational and elements of spirituality are discussed. A new topic will be presented each week. Call Klansek at 552-1391 or 552-4181.

IMMUNIZATION CLINIC: 9-11 a.m. Kirby Health Center, 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Free for children ages six weeks to 18 years. Must have a current immunization record and call 208-4268 for an appointment.

RECOVERY INC.: Support group for people with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, 7-9 p.m., Dorranceton United Methodist Church, 549 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Call 822-6486, 288-2197 or 542-7980.

S.A.F.E.: Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere, regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., John Heinz Rehabilitation Institute, Mundy Street, Wilkes-Barre Township. For information, call 822-7259.

SENIORS EXERCISE: Group strength/stretch exercise and relaxation classes for adults 55 and older, 10:15 a.m., Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St., Edwardsville. Call 552-4550.

WALKERS: Meet for fun, friendship and exercise, 2 p.m., front of the Lee Park Tower Senior Center, Wilkes-Barre. Call 822-8254.

FRIDAY

AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Nesbitt Hospital, Wyoming Avenue, Kingston (enter through front doors, conference room first door on right); 7 p.m., Triangle 24 Hour Club, Route 415, Dallas (next to bowling alley). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

ARTHRITIS EXERCISE FOR CHILDREN: 4-4:45 p.m., John Heinz Rehabilitation, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. Call 826-3738.

INFANT MASSAGE CLASS: 11-11:45 a.m., Hazleton Health & Wellness Center, 700 E. Broad St. Massage helps to regulate the baby’s digestive system, helping colic or constipation, and aids in relaxation to help regulate sleep. Cost is $7 per class, includes informational materials and massage oil. For more information, call 501-6767.

SATURDAY

AL-ANON: 9 a.m., Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre Medical Arts building, 25 Church St., Wilkes-Barre (basement); 7:30 p.m., Clear Brook building, 1003 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort (rear entrance). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-GRIEF RELIEF: 9 a.m., Center Moreland United Methodist Church, Creamery Road, Center Moreland. Call Pastor Drew Cottle at 333-4543.

SUNDAY

AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre Medical Arts Building, 25 Church St., Wilkes-Barre; 7 p.m., Mercy Special Care Hospital, 128 W. Washington St., Nanticoke (wound care entrance, conference room); 7 p.m., Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, Main Street, Dallas. Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: 6-7 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre; 8-9:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 30 Butler St., Kingston (use Geisinger parking lot next to Dairy Queen, church is in back). Call 1-866-935-4762.

MONDAY

ATTENTION DISORDERS: Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders of Luzerne County support group, 7-9 p.m., Luzerne Intermediate Unit, third-floor parent-teacher room, Tioga Avenue, Kingston. Call 675-3700.

GAM-ANON: 7:30 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Arts Building, 534 Wyoming Ave., enter at rear. For family members and friends of compulsive gamblers. Call Help Line, 829-1341.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Northeastern Pennsylvania Overeaters Anonymous, 7-8 p.m., Clear Brook, 1003 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, call Dominick, 819-2320; call 655-2305 or go to www.oa.org.

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