News From Terre Haute, Indiana

September 19, 2012

SUPPORT GROUPS: Sept. 19, 2012


----

TERRE HAUTE — For more information and/or sites, contact the numbers listed.

Edgar County, Ill.

• Cancer Friendship Group, 10 to 11 a.m. every fourth Tuesday, conference room B, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center. Dr. Reid Sutton will discuss communicating with a patient’s medical team and provide insight into a patient’s self-advocacy role. Call 217-465-2606, ext. 290.

• Caregiver Support Group, 3 p.m., the third Wednesday, conference room B, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center. Ella Fairchild will discuss local resources available to caregivers. Call 217-465-2606, ext. 290 or toll free (866) 465-4141.

Vigo County

• Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help, third Thursday each month, Hamilton Center, 620 Eighth Ave. Call 812-299-8289.

• National Alliance on Mental Illness, Wabash Valley affiliate for improving the lives of people afflicted by serious and persistent mental illness, 6:30 to 8 p.m., third Thursday, Memorial United Methodist Church, 2701 Poplar St. Call Betty Porter at 812-877-9950.

• Stroke Support Group, 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Medical Rehab Unit 4, fourth floor of Union Hospital West, 1606 N. Seventh St. Call 812-478-4103.

Health, fitness

For more information and/or sites, contact the numbers listed.

Crawford County, Ill.

• Back to school nutrition workshop featuring discussion and demonstration of healthy, quick meals for families on the go, 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, cafeteria, Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Ill., (618) 544-8657, ext. 1130.

Vigo County

• Advances in hip replacement program with Dr. Stephen Fern, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Landsbaum Center for Health Eduction, register by calling 812-242-3085.

• Big Brother-Big Sister class, ages 3 to 10 years old, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Union Hospital West Lobby, register by calling 812-478-4137.

• Volleyball for the Small, Union Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit fundraiser, Thursday, 812-238-7534.