Better Things To Do
I've got better things to do.....than experiment with drugs or alcohol.
Research shows that strengthening protective factors such as strong and positive family bonds and increased parental and social involvement are important principles for prevention of youth substance abuse. There are tons of opportunities in Murray and Calloway County to do just that!
January 2, Murray Alzheimer Care Giver Support Group. The Alzheimer's & Other Dementia Support Group for Caregivers meets every 1st Thursday of each month from 10:00-11:00 am in the Murray Calloway County Senior Center. This support group is designed with caregivers in mind, but all are welcome! Teresa Thompson is the facilitator. A variety of resource materials on Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias is available upon request. For more information, call 270.762.1224.
January 2, Bariatric Support Group at 10:00 am held at the Bariatric office. The Bariatric Support Group is for those who have undergone, or will be undergoing, bariatric surgery. Please call Bariatric Solutions at 270.762.1547 for more information.
January 2, Free Screening at the Wesley Senior Living Center from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Pulmonary Function Test.
January 7, Freedom from Smoking from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm at the Center for Health and Wellness. Pre-registration is required by calling 270.753.3381.
January 14, Free Screening at the Weaks Senior Citizen Center from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. BMI and Waist Circumference.
January 16, NAMI (Mental Illness) Support Group at 6:30 pm. This group is for family and friends of someone diagnosed with a mental illness such as bi-polar, major depression, schizophrenia, OCD, panic disorder, PTSD, or borderline personality disorder. Meets in the MCCH Educational Services Building located on the corner of 8th and Elm streets. For more information call Susan Phillips at 270.748.6133.
January 16, Breastfeeding Support Group held at the Center for Health and Wellness from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. This is a federal program that is funded by WIC. The support group offers mother to mother support, facts about Breastfeeding and breast milk, changes in the mother's body, how to build confidence, how to overcome obstacles, and support for working mothers. There is no cost and registration is not required. Call Alycia Janow at 270.226.4776 for more information.
ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Support Group **NO MEETING UNTIL MARCH** This support group is for anyone seeking support for ALS. This includes those who are diagnosed with ALS or friends and family of someone with ALS, as well as those who have lost someone to ALS. There is no cost and registration is not required. For more information, contact Mitzi Cathey at 270.293.1748.
January 21, Bariatric Support Group at 5:00 pm held at the Center for Health and Wellness in Murray. The Bariatric Support Group is for those who have undergone, or will be undergoing, bariatric surgery. Please call Bariatric Solutions at 270.762.1547 for more information.
January 22, Blood Drive at The Center for Health and Wellness from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Call 270.762.1119 for more information.
January 27, Stroke and Head Injury Support Group from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm at the Center for Health and Wellness in Murray. For more info call Cheryl at 270.293.9442.
January 27, Free Screening at the Calloway County Public Library from 9:00 am - 10:00 am. Non-fasting Glucose and Blood Pressure.
January 30, Free Screening at the Center for Health and Wellness from 7:30 am - 2:30 pm. Body Mass Index, Waist Circumference, Pulmonary Function Test, Osteoporosis Screening, Blood Pressure, Non-fasting Glucose. Call 270.762.1348 to schedule your appointment.