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Health Notes for July 9

Richmond Times-Dispatch - 7/9/2018

Health Notes


RVA Aphasia Group, 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, WellsColeman Training Room 100, Monument Corporate Centre, 5004 Monument Ave. Speaker: Steven Butnik, a psychologist. Topic: "The Relationship Between Adult ADHD and Aphasia: Diagnostic and Treatment Implications." Wheelchair-accessible. Details: e-mail info@rva-aphasia.com, visit rva-aphasia.com or call Susan Hapala, (804) 908-3261.


Alzheimer's Association Greater Richmond programs: Understanding the 10 Warnings Signs, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Belmont UMC Hall, 3510 Broad Rock Blvd.; and Conversations About Alzheimer's and Dementia, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Petersburg Public Library, 201 Washington St., Petersburg. Register: (800) 272-3900.


Alzheimer's Association Greater Richmond support groups: 7 p.m. Tuesday, The Crossings of Hanover, 8227 Meadowbridge Road, Mechanicsville; 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Hanover Adult Day Center, 7231 Stonewall Parkway, Mechanicsville; 10 a.m. Wednesday, New Life United Methodist Church, 900 Old Hundred Road, Midlothian; 7 p.m. Wednesday, 1661 Centerville Parke Lane, Manakin-Sabot; 7 p.m.July 16, Shady Grove United Methodist Church, 8209 Shady Grove Road, Mechanicsville. Details: (804) 967-2580; 4 p.m. Wednesday, Petersburg Public Library, 201 W. Washington St., Petersburg. Details: (804) 446-5860.

Grief Support Group, help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 10-Oct. 2, Second Branch Baptist Church, 12217 Second Branch Road. Free and $15 for materials as able. Details: (804) 739-3460 or secondbranch.org.

Brain Injury Association of Virginia, Richmond Support Group, networking starts at 6:15 p.m.July 16, meeting from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., disAbility Law Center of VA, 1512 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 100. Details: Christine Baggini, (804) 355-5748.


Al-Anon Family Groups, a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope, in order to solve their common problems. Meetings in the greater Richmond area every day of the week. Details for Richmond and James River South: vaalanon.org.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays, Chester Moose Lodge, 9500 Jefferson Davis Highway. Details: tops.org.

Families Anonymous, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Episcopal Church of the Creator, 7159 Mechanicsville Turnpike; 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, All Saints Episcopal Church, 8787 River Road; 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, 2300 Dumbarton Road; and 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, Huguenot Road Baptist Church, 10525 Huguenot Road, a 12-step program for families and friends dealing with the addiction problem of a loved one. Details: famanon@gmail.com.

Overeaters Anonymous, 12-step help for compulsive overeaters, bulimics and anorexics. Midday, evening and weekend meetings in the Richmond area, north and south of the river. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Details: oa.org or (804) 933-0480.

Richmond DBSA (Depression Bipolar Support Alliance), for those diagnosed with mood disorders and the family and friends who support them, 7 to 8:30 p.m. first and third Tuesdays, Chippenham Hospital, 7101 Jahnke Road, Bosher Room. Details: hk784700@yahoo.com or vafarmers@verizon.net; DBSA North Chesterfield/Bethany Place (Depression Bipolar Support Alliance), 7 to 8:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays at Bethany Place Baptist Church. Details: Rachel Clarke, (804) 305-4091 or mentic@yahoo.com; and DBSA Chesterfield County (Depression Bipolar Support Alliance), 7 to 8:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, Ironbridge Baptist Church, 10900 Ironbridge Road, Chester. Details: Tim Glover, (804) 412-5910 or glovertw@msn.com.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Oakwood Memorial Baptist Church, 3100 Gay Ave. Details: tops.org.

Hanover County Family Support Group, for family members of a loved one with mental illness, 7 to 8:30 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Hanover Community Services, 12300 Washington Highway, Ashland. Details: Kathy Redfearn, (804) 365-4230.

Richmond Brain Tumor Support Group, 7 to 9 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, in the Education Center at St. Mary's Hospital, 5801 Bremo Road. If you can't attend, join us by conference call, (877) 216-1555, pass code 1013480. Details: call (877) 284-3905, email curebt@hotmail.com or visit curebraintumor.com.

Nar-anon, 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, 2300 Dumbarton Road. Details: Mary-Ellen, (804) 432-3851; 6:45 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Trinity United Methodist Church, 903 Forest Ave. Details: Jenny, (804) 363-4789; 8 to 9 p.m. Fridays, Central Baptist Church, 1500 Courthouse Road. Details: Sally, (804) 347-3868; and 7 to 8 p.m. Sundays, Manakin Episcopal Church, 985 Huguenot Trail. Details: Dee, (804) 591-9897. A 12-step fellowship for family members and friends of someone near to you with a substance use disorder.

McShin Family Education Group, 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, The McShin Foundation, 2300 Dumbarton Road, to help families, friends and those suffering from substance abuse. Details: (804) 249-1845.

Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous, a 12-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating or bulimia, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 9800 W. Huguenot Road. Details: locally at (610) 858-5948 or foodaddicts.org.

Widowed Persons Service of Richmond, 2-4 p.m. Thursdays, Discovery United Methodist Church, 13000 Gayton Road,a grief support group for those who have lost a loved one. Details: Nancy Burner, (804) 270-4221.

Family Education Program, dedicated to providing education and support to families of substance abusers, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Northstar Community, 563 Southlake Blvd. Details: (800) 908-2377.

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