News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 15, 2013

Support Groups: May 15, 2013

The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Edgar County, Ill.

• Cancer Friendship Group, featuring a journaling workshop with therapeutic writer Nia Klein, 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, conference room B, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center; 217-465-2606, ext. 290.

• Caregiver Support Group meeting, featuring Stephen Benefiel, registered pharmacist at Pearman Pharmacy, presenting “How old is the medicine in your cabinet?” 3 to 4:30 p.m., the third Wednesday, conference room B, Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center, 217-465-2606, ext. 290 or toll free 866-465-4141.

Vigo County

•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.

• Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer, (SPOHNC) 4:30 p.m., third Tuesday, Beech Street conference room, Hux Cancer Center, 1711 N. 61⁄2 St. For more information call Mary Ryan at 812-535-2587.

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For other entertainment listings, see Nightlife in Thursday’s ’BASH section. For activities of social groups and organizations, see Groups and Gatherings in Sunday’s newspaper. For museum listings, see Thursday’s Tribune-Star.

Senior citizen activities run in Health & Fitness the last Wednesday of each month.