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HEALTH CALENDAR

TODAY

BI-POLAR/DEPRESSION SUPPORT: 6:30 p.m., Community Counseling Services board room, 110 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre. For those with bipolar disorder or fighting chronic depression. Call 283-5228 for information.

CANCER SUPPORT: “Facing Cancer Together,” support group for cancer patients and loved ones, 6:30-8 p.m., Mercy Hospital, Scranton. Call 348-7940.

DIABETES EDUCATION CLASS: 5-6:45 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. To register, call Elizabeth Schaffer at 408-1637.

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

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.

AL-ANON: 10:15 a.m., Holy Name St. Mary’s, 301 Shoemaker St., Swoyersville; 7 p.m., Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, 1000 E. Mountain Blvd., Plains Township; 8 p.m., Nesbitt Medical Center, 451 Wyoming Ave., Kingston (rear, second floor). Call 603-0541 or (866) 231-2650.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP: 7 p.m., Riverside Adult Day Care Center, 220 S. River St., Plains Township. For more information, call 823-5161.

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

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.

SEIZURE SUPPORT: 7 p.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre, patient dining room. Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pa. Call 830-2039.

THURSDAY

EPILEPSY SUPPORT: 7 p.m., John Heinz Institute, 150 Mundy St., Wilkes-Barre Township. For persons with epilepsy or seizure disorder, family and friends. For more information, call Mary Ann Sailus at 830-2039.

EX-POWS’ GROUP: Support group for former prisoners of war, 11 a.m., Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, eighth-floor group room, Plains Township. Call Alan Kurlansky, 824-3521, extension 7698.

RECOVERY INC.: Support group of 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.

TRADITIONAL YOGA: 5:30-6:45 p.m., Candy’s Place, 190 Welles St., Forty Fort. Classes are open to the public, cancer patients, survivors and caregivers. Cost is $7, age 60 and older $5. Call 714-8800.

WEIGHT LOSS SUPPORT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly, weigh-in 5:30-6 p.m. meeting follows, Shavertown United Methodist Church basement, 163 N. Pioneer Ave., Kingston Township, call Rhonda 696-5065 or Carol 477-5867; weigh-in 6:45-7:15 p.m., meeting follows, West Wyoming Municipal Building, 464 W. Eighth St., call 333-4930.

FRIDAY

AL-ANON: 7 p.m., Nesbitt Hospital, Wyoming Ave., 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.

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) 231-2650.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Warren Street and Exeter Avenue, Exeter, call Marilyn, 655-2532, or go to www.oa.org.

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.

MS HELP: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, Riverside Rehabilitation Center, 220 S. River St., Plains Township. For meeting time, call Deborah Malys, 823-1204.

MONDAY

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.

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Noon and 7:30 p.m., St. Stephen’s Episcopal Procathedral, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre; 7:30 p.m., St. Stanislaus Church, West Church and Maple streets, Nanticoke. Call 654-7755.

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.

RECOVERY INC.: Support group for people with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, 7-9 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Church and Wyoming avenues, Kingston. Call 822-6486, 288-2197 or 542-7980.

STROKE SUPPORT: Support group, 6 p.m., Allied Services Rehabilitation Hospital, community room, Scranton. Call 348-1263.

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